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13 Sports Rules We Should Change Because I Said So

Victor Cruz, Getty Images, Sports Rule ChangesWe’ve all experienced an instance where our team gets screwed over by some seemingly arbitrary rule that was made up by some bureaucrat that tried to make life easy and objective for the officials and sports’ governing bodies. Eff that, I say.

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Good Thing No Mo’ne Changed Hands

Remember how great we felt about ourselves when cute but media savvy Mo’ne Davis participated in the Little League World Series. Little Mo’ne used her 70 mph fastball and knee-buckling curveball to shutout the Nashville team. Yay us! Yay equality! Yay baseball!

Then Mo’ne became a media darling. She made the cover of Sports Illustrated. She was praised by pundits. She was interviewed and feted. She even got a call from UConn women’s basketball coach Gene Auriemma, a classy gesture. Or was it? Like every good feeling in life, this one has passed. The cause for our wake up call was the NCAA declaring Auriemma’s call a recruiting violation.

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Mike Francesa Hung Up On John Calipari When He Called In To Defend John Calipari After Appearing On The Show As John Calipari

If this is really truly John Calipari calling into Francesa’s Mic’d Up WFAN program, it’s the coolest prank call in the history of phones.

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Jay Bilas Rips NCAA On Mike and Mike, Lays Out Plan To Fix Current System

If anyone is more qualified to discuss the conundrum that is NCAA student-athletes and organized labor, it’s this guy. Bilas breaks it all down, here…

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High School Star Emmanuel Mudiay Shows Why College Basketball Is A Joke With $1.2 Million Deal In China

mudiayHow much is one year of college education worth? Divide that number (whatever it may be) by the fact that college athletes don’t get nearly as much value from their degrees as regular students (you saw that UNC “paper” on Rosa Parks, right?) and you’ll get just a fraction of what Emmanuel Mudiay is going to make by playing in China next year rather than attending college.

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2014 NBA Mock Draft ADP: Gettin’ Wiggy With It

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Fantasy owners love them some ADP, so I thought it would be fun to look at the Average Draft Positions for the 2014 NBA Draft lottery teams, to see what the consensus might be.

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Marshall Henderson Still An Idiot, Says He Would Be A Suicide Bomber Or Something

Marshall Henderson said that he “would strap on a bomb and go to Afghanistan to play.” So in case you were wondering if he’s still a complete moron, he most certainly is.

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