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Sun October 18, 2009
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(ESPN) Unlikely The Oakland Raiders continue descent to NFL cellar. Just kidding, they knocked off the Eagles  (espn.go.com) (136)
(ESPN) PSA The first BCS rankings of the college football season can be found on the left. Inane argumentation about why the rankings, and every team sucks, can be found on the right  (sports.espn.go.com) (168)
(Click On Detroit) Strange Not news: 3 dead in Detroit this morning. News: Cause of death not murder. Fark: All keeled over while running in the Detroit Marathon  (clickondetroit.com) (31)
(Yahoo) Cool NLCS moves east for Game 3, Dodgers @ Phillies. Is Kuroda ready? Will Utley find Ryan Howard's glove harder to locate than a G-spot? 8:07pm ET, TBS  (sports.yahoo.com) (250)
(Sports by Brooks) Sad UConn issues on-campus emergency alert after football player stabbed to death Sunday morning  (sportsbybrooks.com) (71)
(ESPN) Cool Can New Orleans stay unbeaten against New York? Will Tennessee finally get a win over New England? Is Kansas City versus Washington like dividing by zero? Why are sports threads always a series of questions? NFL week 6 discussion has the answers  (espn.go.com) (lots)
(Boston Globe) Interesting Larry Bird and Magic Johnson recount their 1984 rivalry  (boston.com) (23)

Sat October 17, 2009
(Cleveland) Interesting Remembering the last time they were actually good, Browns sign Bernie Kosar to make them good again  (cleveland.com) (41)
(ESPN) Cool Can the Angels bounce back from their game 1 loss? Will their infielders be able to catch routine pop-ups tonight? Will the weather interfere? Angels-Yankees game 2 discussion thread  (espn.go.com) (¾)
(Fox Sports) Obvious Who does Dale Jr. blame for sucking more wind than Kansas during tornado season? Everyone. Except himself that is  (msn.foxsports.com) (88)
(ESPN) Dumbass After realizing no NBA team wants a me first, washed up, not even a "has been", more of a "never was", Stephon Marbury decides to take the 2009-2010 season off but will come back in 2010-2011  (sports.espn.go.com) (36)
(Yahoo) Interesting Who will win the Red River Shootout? Can Notre Dame finally beat USC? Will Alabama roll over the Gamecocks? Who will win the battle of the Techs, GA or VA? All that, and more, in your Saturday College Football thread  (rivals.yahoo.com) (2285)
(Some Guy) Spiffy We're finally back: Your Week 9 Bundesliga thread  (bvb09.com) (20)
(Daily Mail) Spiffy Can Liverpool save their season with a win against Sunderland? How will Arsenal and Birmingham match up in their first meeting since the horror tackle on Eduardo? All this and an East Lancashire Derby in this week's EPL thread  (dailymail.co.uk) (65)

Fri October 16, 2009
(ESPN) Cool Can the Dodgers bounce back from last night's loss? Will we see new playoff A-Rod or old playoff A-Rod? Will rain cause problems for the ALCS? MLB playoffs discussion thread  (espn.go.com) (634)
(ESPN) Obvious Federov looking to break Hymen  (sports.espn.go.com) (12)
(ESPN) Hero If you thought Chad Ochocinco was an attention whore before, just look what hes willing to do to get on TV now  (sports.espn.go.com) (56)
(ESPN) Obvious Washington Redkin Chris Samuels may miss the rest of the season. How'd he get so lucky?  (sports.espn.go.com) (23)
(Times-Dispatch) Amusing Richmond, Virginia's new baseball team renamed the Flying Squirrels, fans go nuts  (www2.timesdispatch.com) (17)
(The Sun) Cool David Beckham's son Brooklyn is making a name for himself playing football. Real football, not that footsie game  (thesun.co.uk) (26)
(ESPN) Interesting John McCain (R-AZ) presses President Obama about a pardon for Jack Johnson. The guy's music sucks, but somebody brought charges against him? That does seem a bit much  (sports.espn.go.com) (31)
(CBC) Sad How bad are the Toronto Maple Leafs? Fantasy hockey players have scoured their roster and found not one single player worth drafting, even into a pretend league  (cbc.ca) (63)
(ESPN) Sad Phoenix Coyotes defeat St. Louis Blue in front of announced crowd of 6,899. Good thing the NHL fought so hard to save hockey in the desert  (scores.espn.go.com) (163)
(FanNation) Amusing Oakland DE Greg Ellis: "We're kind of the laughingstock of the NFL." Browns seen whistling innocently in the corner  (fannation.com) (42)
(670 The Score) Followup OK, maybe, this NFL blackout rule is not so bad  (670thescore.stats.com) (57)
(Some Idiot) Sick Vancouver unveils ugliest-ever Olympic medals  (vancouver2010.com) (87)
(ESPN) Obvious Cowboys announce Wade Phillips will be fired end of season  (sports.espn.go.com) (170)
(ESPN) Obvious NBA changes traveling rules to lengthen Shaq's career  (sports.espn.go.com) (91)
(CNN) Fail What are the chances of one of the 4 teams in the NFL with a 0-5 record -- the Chiefs, Rams, Buccaneers, or Titans -- could go 0-16 this season?  (sportsillustrated.cnn.com) (129)
(Yahoo) Obvious NBA fans soon to be more knowledgable than NBA referees about rules  (sports.yahoo.com) (22)

Thu October 15, 2009
(Yahoo) Spiffy NLCS Game One discussion; Phillies start Hamels, Dodgers start Kershaw (Gesundheit) 8:07pm ET on TBS  (fe9.story.media.ac4.yahoo.com) (328)
(CNN) Dumbass Rush Limbaugh thanks NFL for considering his ownership bid, wishes them the best. Just kidding. He said he was scapegoated and what happened was an illustration "of Obama's America on full display". Dumbass tag defeats Fatass tag  (sportsillustrated.cnn.com) (251)
(Some Guy) Obvious Canadian police now cracking down on crimes that ordinary Canadians view as a million times worse than genocide: fake hockey tournaments  (ottawacitizen.com) (14)
(NBC Sports) Obvious The deal that San Francisco 49ers WR Michael Crabtree recently signed may sound like it's worth $40M, but the reality is that it won't be worth anything close to that  (profootballtalk.nbcsports.com) (103)
(Ohio.com) Followup Recently benched Cleveland Browns QB Brady Quinn says he didn't put his home up for sale because he wants to be traded, it's because the house is too big and the 30-minute commute to work is too far  (ohio.com) (50)
(AP) Ironic Ryan Leaf finds solace in Canada. He was moved by the fact that his namesake is on their flag. Moved to tears  (billingsgazette.com) (36)
(YouTube) Cool 9 year old scores the sickest goal ever. Bonus: Completely befuddled 9 year old goalie  (youtube.com) (148)
(CTV) Obvious International hockey boss calls Gary Bettman a dumbass and then rubs the commish's nose in the steaming pile that is the NHL's tv ratings  (ctvolympics.ca) (70)
(Minneapolis Star Tribune) Asinine Another example of Puritan America: Violence ruined by nudity yet again  (startribune.com) (168)

Wed October 14, 2009
(AZCentral) Stupid Gilbert Arenas fined $25,000 by NBA for: (A) Missing practice, (B) Shooting his mouth off to the media, or (C) Keeping quiet and focusing on basketball  (azcentral.com) (36)
(670 The Score) Followup Rush Limbaugh will not own the Rams with one hand tied behind his back, or otherwise  (670thescore.com) (241)
(Some Guy) Obvious Peyton Manning will go down as the greatest Quarterback of all time  (bareknucks.com) (322)
(CNN) Followup Good News: US Soccer team qualifies for World Cup. Bad News: Charlie Davies is in fatal car crash. Good News: He'll get better in about 12 months. Bad News: World Cup is in 8 months  (sportsillustrated.cnn.com) (165)
(PNW Mania) Sad Farewell to the mighty Captain Lou Albano. Maker of champions, baby  (pwmania.com) (126)
(FanNation) Obvious Realizing he's probably not going to be in Cleveland long enough to plant a nice bed of gardenias next spring, quarterback Brady Quinn puts his home up for sale  (fannation.com) (41)
(Toronto Star) Amusing Leafs on the verge of setting a new team record  (thestar.com) (73)
(USA Today) Asinine "We're sorry we have to make budget cuts across the campus, furlough staff, and increase tuition... but, hey, why don't you check out our awesome $430M renovation project for our athletic facilities"  (usatoday.com) (142)
(Omaha World Herald) Sappy Some men speak of team loyalty. This man awoke from a coma to see one more Nebraska football victory before he died  (omaha.com) (34)
(670 The Score) Spiffy In an obvious cost-cutting move, Yankees will go with only three starters in the ALCS  (670thescore.stats.com) (33)
(670 The Score) Unlikely Joe Torre has one year to go on his contract and doesn't expect to be back after that. Here we go again  (670thescore.stats.com) (71)
(Some DJ) Amusing The greatest remix of sports press conference freakouts you'll hear...well...ever, really  (vodpod.com) (34)
(MSNBC) Unlikely Rasheed Wallace says the Boston Celtics can win 73 games this season  (nbcsports.msnbc.com) (62)
(Google) Interesting Junior Seau comes out of retirement, rejoins Patriots. This *is* a repeat from 2006, 2008  (google.com) (28)
(670 The Score) Dumbass Colts owner Bob Irsay, who inappropriately and insensitively moved his team to Indianapolis in the middle of the night, says that Rush Limbaugh shouldn't own an NFL team because he made inappropriate and insensitive comments  (670thescore.stats.com) (151)

Tue October 13, 2009
(The New York Times) Asinine NY writer thinks baseball "needs a World Series for the ages, one that reinforces its roots and, yes, its relative purity". You know, like one that features such pure players as Manny and A-Rod  (nytimes.com) (57)
(CNN) Scary US Footy star injured in fatal car accident. Dozens of fans inconsolable  (sportsillustrated.cnn.com) (67)
(Newsday) Asinine NFL announces that November 1's Giants game will be moved from 4:15 PM to 1 PM directly opposite Jets, in order to allow NYC to pay undivided attention to "Super Favre II: Vikings @ Packers"  (newsday.com) (57)
(ESPN) Amusing Bills team so embarrassing that Thurman Thomas statue flees to Canada, forgets helmet  T-Shirt  (sports.espn.go.com) (10)
(Some Guy) Fail HS football team runs off the field and loses the game after blocking a field goal to win the game (with video)  (highschool.rivals.com) (64)
(NBC Sports) Amusing Bills-Browns game was so bad, Bills owner Ralph Wilson cancelled halftime ceremony to celebrate his own induction into Hall of Fame and didn't even bother to notify anybody  (profootballtalk.nbcsports.com) (51)
(NBC Sports) Interesting Rush Limbaugh has every right to buy the Rams, and people who say otherwise should STFU, says Keith Olbermann. Wait, what?  (profootballtalk.nbcsports.com) (167)
(ESPN) Cool Your 2009 NFL week six power rankings. East coast bias to the left. Outrage to the right  (espn.go.com) (193)
(USA Today) Asinine RichRod benches frosh QB Forcier because of shoulder injury and concussion headaches. Just kidding, he'll play him until either his arm falls off or his head asplodes  (content.usatoday.com) (49)
(The 700 Level) Spiffy "Get me to the plate, boys." Ryan Howard cements a quote into baseball history, as he whacks a ninth-inning double to tie the game and then come home to win, sending the Phillies to the NLCS  (the700level.com) (74)
(ESPN) Obvious Easily the worst team in the NHL right now. No goaltending. Can't kill penalties. Aren't even that tough. Who? Rhymes with "Schmronto"  (sports.espn.go.com) (117)
(Cleveland) Fail Signs your career as an NFL QB has hit rock bottom: You're backing up a QB who just went 2-for-17 for 23 yards and an INT, a whopping 15.1 QB rating, and your team is looking to keep that guy and trade you  (cleveland.com) (82)
(FanNation) Obvious Redskins player says their crappiness can be blamed on everybody in the organization, particularly their tiny, brain-freezingly incompetent owner, Dan Snyder  (fannation.com) (54)
(ESPN) Misc Chris Chelios, 47, skates with AHL's Chicago Wolves, says he will probably sign a contract with the team this week. Let it go man, let it go  (sports.espn.go.com) (48)
(Lancashire Evening Post) Unlikely British teenager calls for arm-wrestling to become an Olympic sport, possibly to distract people from the real reason one of his arms is much more developed than the other  T-Shirt  (lep.co.uk) (18)
(670 The Score) Cool On Survivor Houston, 10 contestants compete to be the last on Astros Island. That person will become the manager, and inherit a pretty bad team  (670thescore.stats.com) (19)
(USA Today) Dumbass NFL investigates reports that Cleveland Browns rookie RB James Davis suffered season-ending shoulder injury in practice because he was not wearing shoulder pads while getting hit by a defender wearing pads  (usatoday.com) (34)
(Boston Globe) Amusing Deer tackles 7-year-old playing football, is immediately signed by Raiders to a two-year contract  T-Shirt  (boston.com) (27)
(Some Guy) Dumbass Dustin Pedroia blames Boston's playoff exit on: a) A lack of offense b) Papelbon's blown save or c) Fenway Park's grounds crew  (morningsentinel.mainetoday.com) (96)
(NHL) Fail Proving that no lead is safe from choking, Calgary loses to the Chicago Blackhawks after being up 5-0 in the first period. That's like blowing a 35-0 first half lead in football, for the troglodytes here  (nhl.com) (97)

Mon October 12, 2009
(ESPN) Amusing Rocktober is over: welcome to Blowvember, as Huston Street gives up 3 runs in the 9th to end the Rockies' postseason  (espn.go.com) (84)
(ESPN) Cool Monday Night Football discussion thread: Jets vs. Dolphins  (espn.go.com) (795)
(670 The Score) Spiffy I'll see your Tim Couch, Ki-Jana Carter, Rick Mirer, Steve Emtman, Ryan Leaf. Jamarcus Russell and raise you Kordell Stewart, Chad Hutchinson, Jonathan Quinn,and Jeff Blake  (670thescore.com) (181)
(ESPN) Spiffy Will the Rockies fare any better against Cliff Lee the second time around? Can we get one game 5 after three sweeps? Phillies-Rockies game 4 thread  (espn.go.com) (342)
(ESPN) Silly One loudmouth tells NFL to reject another loudmouth's attempt to buy terrible team  (sports.espn.go.com) (129)
(USA Today) Amusing It's time for the annual rite of fall -- predicting which NFL head coach will get canned first  (blogs.usatoday.com) (149)
(ESPN) Amusing Chicago Cubs finally making news in October  (sports.espn.go.com) (70)
(USA Today) Fail If there was ever an NFL game in which both teams should be awarded a loss, the Browns-Bills game yesterday was it  (usatoday.com) (65)
(The Atlantic) Fail Tim Couch, Ki-Jana Carter, Rick Mirer, Steve Emtman, Ryan Leaf. Jamarcus Russell?  (ta-nehisicoates.theatlantic.com) (170)
(Toledo Blade) Amusing Pittsburgh uses home field advantage to win against Detroit. In Detroit  (toledoblade.com) (61)
(Daily Mail) Hero Rosi Sexton, PhD. Mother, mathematician, professional cage fighter. Much more awesome than anyone you will ever date  (dailymail.co.uk) (37)
(670 The Score) Unlikely Brad Lidge accidentally gets a save  (670thescore.stats.com) (40)
(ESPN) Spiffy Broncos continue to pay the price for trading Jay Cutler by falling to a 5-0 start for the first time in more than a decade  (sports.espn.go.com) (204)
(CBC) Interesting Hiroshima and Nagasaki consider joint bid for 2020 Summer Olympics, promise they'll be the bomb  (cbc.ca) (255)
(Major League Baseball) Spiffy Yankees complete this weekend's Divisional Series sweep trifecta  (mlb.mlb.com) (96)
(BBC) Obvious World Cup qualfiying match halted when swarm of bees invades pitch, marking the first time that soccer has generated any buzz  (news.bbc.co.uk) (20)

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