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Kirk Minihane Doubles Down On Being An Asshole To Erin Andrews In On-Air Pseudo-Apology

erin andrewsSee, everyone else is at fault for not understanding that calling Andrews a gutless bitch is actually a commentary on the media landscape in the social media era. Or whatever.


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The Brazil-Germany Match Shows That Sports Predictions, Odds And Data Analysis Are Bullshit

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All due respect to the great Nate Silver and his wonderful site FiveThirtyEight, which is staffed by intelligent and engaging writers whom I like and appreciate for their unique perspective — but if yesterday’s Brazil-Germany match taught us anything, it’s that the “odds” of a team winning, or losing, a game are pretty much bullshit.


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Everyone Is Complaining About Pick-Tipping On Twitter, But The NBA Draft’s Ratings Were Higher Than Ever

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Each year, roughly 30-60 seconds before the NBA commissioner walks on stage to announce the latest draft pick, it’s become standard for one or two tweets to appear telling the world exactly what that draft pick is going to be. Big names like Adrian Wojnarowski, David Aldridge and Marc J. Spears report the pick just before it’s announced on television. Some people (like the reporters themselves) consider it their job. Others think it’s spoiling the draft process.


2014 World CupMedia Monster

British Tabloid Takes High-Road* In Covering England’s Loss To Luis Suarez And Uruguay

After Luis Suarez helped Uruguay past England 2-1 yesterday with two spectacular goals, the British tabloid Mirror graciously recapped the game graciously and conceded that their national team had lost to a superior opponent.

Just kidding.


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Mike Francesa Hates Soccer And Justifiably So — It Will Be His Undoing

Mike Francesa’s refusal to acknowledge soccer tells you all you need to know about him. He hates not being the world’s smahhtest sports expert. It infuriates him — so he refuses to accept that soccer is a viable sport which Americans are becoming huge fans of.


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STILL ONE OF US: Landon Donovan Refuses To Talk USMNT Weaknesses In Awkward Interview

landon donovanYOU WANT ME TO GIVE AWAY SECRETS? Nah bro, that ain’t happening.


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How (And When) To Watch All 64 World Cup Games On Every Device And Screen Imaginable

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For some of us, watching all 64 World Cup matches is easy. But not everyone is both rich and unemployed. For those of you who will be working during the games, or don’t have a cable-package, have no fear: The answers to how and where to watch is inside, along with a full TV schedule.


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