Putting Your Hands on Your Kid Isn’t Love. It’s Lazy.

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I can’t lie, my Twitter and Facebook feeds have confused me the past few days. I know my friends are smart, accomplished, interesting people, and the general reaction to the Adrian Peterson child abuse accusations feels beneath them. Full disclosure: I wasn’t spanked as a child. My mother was, and she believed her experience was […]

The Definitive Guide to the 2015 NFL Super Bowl Champion

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Two days from now, football will be back. If ever there was a time for this emoji: …this would be it. Shout out to every other sport and Hard Knocks for getting us through the summer. Truly appreciated. Now that all the fantasy teams have been drafted, suicide pool picks have been picked (I got […]

Man, It’s Hard to Give a Crap About College Football This Year

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In case you missed it, the college football season started this weekend. I watched the game. Because football. But honestly, you didn’t miss anything. For one, I couldn’t name any of the players. And second, the game was on a blood red field in eastern Washington. Hard to take that seriously. So real football starts […]

Why Mo’ne Davis and the Taney Dragons Mean Everything Right Now

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Look, this week has sucked. The events in Ferguson, MO have been alternatingly frustrating, infuriating, inspiring and shameful. And while we were focused on that, something just as bad happened in Los Angeles. And Illinois. It’s all been distracting at best, depressing at worst. Then there was Mo’ne Davis, the 13 year old phenom who has […]

What Isn’t Being Said About Tony Stewart’s Fatal Car Crash

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I was dozing off on the couch Saturday night (got too turnt up at a BBQ, smh), but was jolted out of sleep by the news of Tony Stewart killing a competing driver at a small dirt track in Upstate New York. What?!? After furious Googling and Twittering, I learned the reports were true. Stewart and […]

3 Reasons to be Excited About the Return of NFL Hard Knocks

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In case you didn’t know, the return of the fifth best show of all time is tonight. For what it’s worth…the top four, in no order: The Wire Breaking Bad Scrubs Curb Your Enthusiasm THIS IS NOT DEBATABLE. Anyway, NFL Hard Knocks comes back tonight featuring the Atlanta Falcons. Not even the Falcons could make […]

4 Sports Podcasts to Get You to Football Season

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We are officially in the dog days of the sports summer. This is when all your favorite ESPN personalities take vacation. When the only game in town is baseball, and we’re somewhere between NBA Free Agency and the start of NFL/College football season. (For the record, Week 1 of training camp does not count as […]

The NFL is (about to be) Back! The 3 Top Training Camp Headlines

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By the end of the week, all NFL players will report to training camp (Get your official Training Camp gear!). For a lot of you, that means you made it through another football-less summer. Congratulations! I won’t bother with my sure-to-be-wrong Super Bowl predictions…that comes later. For now, we’ll stick with the most interesting stories […]

What is the Real Reason Pam Oliver was Demoted?

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In a somewhat shocking announcement on Monday, Fox announced the demotion of longtime NFL sideline reporter Pam Oliver in favor of Erin Andrews. Oliver has been a broadcaster for 19 years, but will spend her 20th and final season on the network’s number two team. It’s a somewhat dignified exit for one of football’s most […]

On NBA Free Agency and a Plea to Your Common Sense

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To be honest, I’m as guilty as anyone. But it’s time to cut this out. All of us. Endless refreshing of Adrian Wojnarowski’s Twitter account, believing in Chris Broussard again, and buying into endless speculation has. to. stop. I mean, this stuff isn’t even news! Chris Broussard literally said he had no hard info or […]