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The New York Times Went To Michael Sam’s Hometown And The Mizzou Campus To See How People Are Reacting…

Short answer: They’re reacting very positively. Longer answer: His Dad is kinda pissed.


Why Are Grantland And The New York Times Peddling The Bullshit Of Sports Betting Sleazeballs?

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Mainstream media, most notably Grantland and the New York Times, are saying some stupid, irresponsible shit about sports betting. It’s time to set the record straight.


Jay Williams Mentions Former Bulls Teammates Were High During Games: Who’s The Culprit?

The New York Times published a fantastic profile of former Duke star and Bulls bust Jay Williams, chronicling his career in basketball and beyond. A terrific read, especially for one anecdote by Williams about some of his Chicago teammates and their less-than-professional behavior during games.

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Test Your Skills Against Kobe Bryant … In Rock, Paper, Scissors

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to face Kobe in a game of one-on-one? Probably not, because that fantasy is over very quickly — you will lose, miserably. But have you ever wondered what it would be like to face Kobe in a game of one-on-one in Rock, Paper, Scissors? Just in case you have, now’s the time to fulfill your dream, after the jump.

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A Penn State Message Board Helped Form The Case Against Jerry Sandusky

Jo Becker of The New York Times published a huge piece on the Penn State child rape scandal this morning. It’s a thorough examination of how the case developed over time…and one key aspect in the case’s development came from an unlikely source.

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NY Times Reporter Asks Daniel Snyder What He Thinks About Fans Who Want Him To “Sell The Team Or Die”

When Dan Snyder sued the Washington City Paper over a highly unflattering story about Snyder’s highly unflattering tenure as owner of the Washington Redskins, everyone seemed to realize Snyder was making a mistake except Snyder himself. Well, not so fast – Snyder might realize he made a mistake, too.

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This Exists: New York Times Publishes Infographic On NFL Quarterback Haircuts

Let it be known that August 12th, 2011, was the the first and last time the sentence “Joe Montana, a fluffy-haired San Francsico treat,” would ever be published in the nation’s newspaper of record.

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“Mutton-Busting,” Where Little Kids Ride Sheep Like Bull Riders, Is A Thing That Happens

From The New York Times comes the story of one of the more…unique sports to come along…and not just because of the name. That sport: mutton busting. It involves little kids riding sheep. You know, like they’re bull riders.

Some parents are fully on board with the sport, saying kids don’t get out and do enough these days. Others aren’t sure it’s a very smart idea. Either way, it’s gained some traction. As for us…we’re not sure what to think.

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Gus Johnson: Fox Is “Elevating Me To A Status I’ve Never Been Before”

Recently, Greg Bishop of The New York Times sat down with Gus Johnson and discussed the broadcaster’s ballyhooed move from CBS to Fox. Johnson’s fans might not have been ready for the news…but Johnson was.

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NBA Executive Reveals He’s Gay…And People Pretty Much Take It In Stride

Yesterday, The New York Times published a story on Phoenix Suns president Rick Welts. What was noteworthy about it: the piece amounted to Welts’ public admission of homosexuality.

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