5 October 2022
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Associated Press mulling change to NFL MVP voting system

2021 MVP Aaron RodgersPhoto: Getty Images Hark! The Associated Press is considering making changes to their NFL MVP voting process! I never thought I’d see the day. The Associated Press’ MVP Award has long been considered the “real” MVP. While other outlets may offer their own take on who the most valuable player is, the […]

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Ben Simmons tells J.J. Redick he’s ‘part of Philly still’

Ben SimmonsScreenshot: JJ Redick/YouTube Even though the NBA season is about a month away, it still feels excessive to write about Ben Simmons. He never plays basketball outside of (I’m assuming) heavily edited Instagram videos, and yet he’s still in the public discussion. He could’ve had all his basketball skills drained from his body by […]

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CBS hires Ray Hudson to call soccer

Ray HudsonImage: Getty Images CBS has mostly been a gift to soccer fans. Unlike Turner when it bought the Champions League rights, forgot about it until the day before the tournament started, and then dusted off some closet and called whatever former USMNT members were within an hour’s flight of the studio, CBS has taken […]

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Rams wanted to scoop up Garoppolo if 49ers released him: reports

The Rams were reportedly all over Jimmy G.Image: Getty Images According to a report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Rams and Jimmy Garoppolo “had the makings of a deal” in place if the 30-year-old QB had been released by the San Francisco 49ers. Hearing this now, if it’s indeed true, isn’t shocking. Under head coach […]

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LeBron could rejoin loaded Cavs to finish out career

Could LeBron be headed home to Ohio?Image: Getty Images Returning home for one last season is a sacred ideal for NBA vets. Dwyane Wade made his way to Chicago in 2016. Kyrie Irving’s desire to play with Durant in Brooklyn instead of Madison Square Garden with the New York Knicks was influenced by the New […]

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Cleveland Cavaliers add Donovan Mitchell, can taste contention

The Cleveland Cavaliers won the Donovan Mitchell sweepstakesPhoto: Getty Images Well, look at the Cleveland Cavaliers. A franchise that has been moribund for nearly every year of the new millennium that did not include LeBron James may have just turned itself back into an Eastern Conference contender. One week before the start of the NFL […]

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Fans send death threats to high school receiver Demitrius Bell

UghScreenshot: Twitter: @db1_1o We learned a lot in 2020, most of it sad and depressing. In the moments when we weren’t terrified, mourning, angry, or all of the above, some of us might have turned on sporting events once the UFC got back to broadcasting events and the NBA concluded the 2019-20 season in The […]

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Skip Bayless trolls Bronny James over dunk

Skip Bayless is a toolPhoto: Getty Images Here we go again, one more time, Skip Bayless getting under people’s skin. Some folks think he’s taking his “rivalry” with LeBron James a little too seriously. Bayless has resorted to trolling James’ oldest son Bronny. Yes, that’s right, Skip apparently has nothing better to do with his […]

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Tampa’s Drew Rasmussen throws eight perfect innings

Drew Rasmussen tossed 8 perfect innings against the Orioles in Tampa Sunday night.Image: Getty Images  I spend a lot of time, admittedly too much time, writing about everything that’s wrong with baseball. I get crankier and more cynical the more my knees hurt. But yesterday was a reminder of one of the things that makes […]

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