• Western Illinois, Year 30 and Year 31, 2036-2038
    The Leathernecks played two instant classic NCAA tournament games in our College Hoops 2K8 sim. Welcome back to our simulated dynasty with the Western Illinois Leathernecks in College Hoops 2K8. You can find a full explanation of this project + spoiler-free links to previous seasons here. Check out the introduction to this series from early April for full context. As a reminder, we simulate every game in ... read more
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  • Vince Carter once feuded with an entire city
    Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Vince Carter’s 10-year beef with Toronto included Nelly, a possible body slam, and so many injuries The 2020-21 NBA season has felt a bit weird. Sure, there is a pandemic, but what is even weirder to me is that there is no Vince Carter. With his retirement, there goes the last remaining piece of that era of basketball stars that ... read more
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  • Reviewing every Stephen A. Smith performance on ‘General Hospital’
    Affairs, murder, things of that nature. Stephen A. Smith is, for better and worse, an icon of the sports broadcasting world. His unquestionable love of the Knicks, nuclear hot takes, and passionate rants have made him a staple of television for almost two decades. But, there’s a not-so-hidden secret life to Stephen A. Smith you might not know, or appreciate — his recurring role on General Hospital. ... read more
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  • Shaq and Donovan Mitchell had the most awkward post-game exchange
    What was the point of this? Shaq gave us one of the weirdest broadcasting moments in a while after he spoke to Donovan Mitchell after a big win, and used the opportunity to tell him he’s really not that good. Donovan Mitchell is not here for Shaq's motivational techniques pic.twitter.com/DNkNYCse6r— CJ Fogler 6'7" IQ 269 #BlackLivesMatter (@cjzero) January 22, 2021 “By the ... read more
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  • How Goran Dragic tricked Jimmy Butler into giving him free Big Face Coffee
    Jimmy Butler was cheated out of his hard earned money During the 2020 NBA bubble, we learned that Jimmy Butler was far more than a basketball player. Yes, he averaged 22.8 points and 6.5 rebounds, fell just short of a title, and gave us a performance that demanded respect throughout the playoffs. Butler wasn’t just winning games in the bubble, he was also starting a new business ... read more
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  • This knee-biting metaphor from the Lions’ new coach is the weirdest football quote
    EAT THOSE KNEECAPS! The Lions introduced new head coach Dan Campbell on Thursday, and it’s clear he wants his players to be biters ... literally. The written quote doesn't capture the levels here. Both kneecaps! pic.twitter.com/9RAUs7GOYr— Kevin Cole (@KevinColePFF) January 21, 2021 It takes a lot of skill to come up with hilarious new platitudes to discuss toughness in football, but I don’t ... read more
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  • Secret Base Reviews: Hippos
    Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images Say hello to Nature’s favorite riparian murder tank About 5,000 years ago a man was killed by a hippopotamus. So says the historian Manetho, writing long, long after the supposed event. The man in question was pretty important: his name was Menes (archeologically identified with Narmer, of Palette fame), and he unified Upper and Lower Egypt, inaugurated the Old Kingdom, reigned for ... read more
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  • The 11 best Bernie Sanders memes from sports fans
    Sports fans made some of the best Bernie Sanders memes from inauguration day. Bernie Sanders provided one of the most memorable moments of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’ inauguration simply by sitting down. As former presidents and entertainers surrounded the U.S. Capitol decked out in high fashion, the Vermont Senator pulled up a chair in the back of the inauguration wearing the same coat from his other ... read more
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  • Collin Sexton embarrassed the Nets’ big three in their debut
    NBAE via Getty Images In the first game with Kevin Durant, James Harden, and Kyrie Irving together on the Nets, Cleveland’s Collin Sexton was the best player on the floor. Collin Sexton was the worst player in the NBA as a rookie two years ago, according to FiveThirtyEight’s RAPTOR WAR metric. He was a disaster defensively, posted too many turnovers and too few assists, and though he ... read more
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  • Tracking every NFL GM and head coaching change
    Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Here’s everyone who’s been hired so far. Teams are wasting no time filling vacant positions ahead of the Super Bowl. Unlike past years we don’t have teams waiting until the season is completely over to bring in new blood, moving quickly to fill vacant spots — without the need to delay their hiring process while coveted coordinators wrap things up. The flurry ... read more
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