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Sun August 01, 2010
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(ESPN) Stupid What do you do if you're the New York Jets, you have your best team in a decade, a new stadium, and an uncapped year to spend unlimited money? You piss off the league's best CB by not paying him  (sports.espn.go.com) (85)
(TMZ) Dumbass Dennis Rodman rolls his Range Rover three times and needs help from passers by to escape. All they ask for in return is a couple of autographs. Since this is Fark, you know what they got  (tmz.com) (54)
(ESPN) Fail With terrible offense and a bunch of low impact WTF trades, the Braves have made the NL East a four team race  (scores.espn.go.com) (41)
(NPR) Cool Stuart Appleby becomes the 2nd player in the last month to shoot a 59 on the PGA Tour  (npr.org) (19)
(Yahoo) Amusing "Hey, if we trade our veteran running back on the eve of training camp, these two rookies should last the season, right?....right?"  (sports.yahoo.com) (53)
(ESPN) Dumbass White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen sticks his foot in his mouth yet again, says Asian players are treated better than Latinos, and that he is the "only one" telling Latino players not to use steroids  (sports.espn.go.com) (22)
(Time) Obvious Time asks: NOw why iS ThE pitching Really sO freakIng Darn better thiS year?  (time.com) (51)
(Some Guy) Asinine The computers have spoken and Super Bowl XLV will have the Packers beating the Chargers (with rest of teams records). Suck it, J-E-T-S (7-9) fans  (whatifsports.com) (123)
(Yahoo) Spiffy It's your NASCAR Pennsylvania 500 from Pocono Raceway discussion thread  (sports.yahoo.com) (406)
(Some Guy) Stupid Hang on...isn't this supposed to illegal?  (pokerjolt.com) (70)
(BBC) Cool Running of the Bulls, Magyar Edition: it's your Hungarian Grand Prix thread  (news.bbc.co.uk) (52)
(USA Today) Interesting Texas Rangers biggest winner, Houston Astros biggest loser, as wild trade market comes to close  (content.usatoday.com) (53)
(Komo) Obvious Centerpiece for the Seattle Mariners in the Cliff Lee trade batting just .159.....which is about the same number of losses the Mariners will have this year  (komonews.com) (28)
(Chicago Sun-Times) Obvious Long-awaited firesale begins on the North Side: Lilly and Theriot traded to Dodgers for sack of magic beans  (suntimes.com) (29)
(ESPN) Amusing Not news: Colorado Rockies player hits for the cycle against the Cubs. Fark: The completion was a walk-off HR. Total Fark: Ball lands in upper deck, in the lap of a Cubs fan  (sports.espn.go.com) (21)

Sat July 31, 2010
(Some Guy) Spiffy Not everybody is happy to see Ben Rapelisburger at Steelers' training camp  (outofbounds.nbcsports.com) (86)
(WCBS 880) Followup Phillies fan gets 30 days for vomiting. Mets' fans wonder what the team gets for choking  (wcbs880.com) (14)
(ESPN) Misc NY Yankees acquire Kerry Wood; no word on if he was injured by the transaction  T-Shirt  (sports.espn.go.com) (26)
(ESPN) Florida The Tampa Bay Rays try to bolster their bullpen for the stretch run. By trading for a reliever with an 8.29 ERA  (sports.espn.go.com) (22)
(IndyStar) Stupid For all you NASCAR fans who can barely handle the excitement of one race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, you better batten down the hatches because it looks like there could be two races there next year  (indystar.com) (29)
(Some Guy) Dumbass Who is to blame for NASCAR losing nearly half of its audience over the past four years? NASCAR for crappy cars? The drivers for riding around and collecting million-dollar checks? The media for reporting how boring the sport has become?  (nascar.speedtv.com) (145)
(ESPN) Obvious 12 runs, 13 hits and two homers. In the eighth inning alone. Guess against which team?  (scores.espn.go.com) (78)
(Dallas News) Misc In the latest chapter in "As the Dez Bryant Turns", he turns on his ankle. Unfortunately, his ankle doesn't turn with him  (dallasnews.com) (69)
(STLToday) Interesting Rams promise Sam Bradford $50 million to get sacked wearing their jersey  T-Shirt  (stltoday.com) (28)
(My Fox DC) Amusing Redskins Albert Haynesworth fails conditioning test for 2nd straight day, finishing the test in 71 seconds. Female reporter decides to give it a shot and finishes in 68 seconds on first try (w/video)  (myfoxdc.com) (138)

Fri July 30, 2010
(Some Guy) Scary One day before the trade deadline, the Yankees continue their OM NOM NOM through the Major Leagues  (mlbtraderumors.com) (160)
(CBS Sports) Asinine Your job, sell tickets to Miami Heat games. You succeed, in fact selling all tickets available for the year. Your reward? Fired, since your services are no longer needed  (cbssports.com) (51)
(SacBee) Dumbass Not satisfied with the NBA Rookie of the Year award, the ever-ambitious Tyreke Evans sets his sights on the NASCAR ROTY award  (blogs.sacbee.com) (12)
(MSNBC) Interesting Jets give Rex Ryan two-year contract extension, six crates of Krispy Kremes  (nbcsports.msnbc.com) (22)
(AJC) Cool MLB: "Dear Prince Fielder: Sometimes players get hit with baseballs, especially fat ones. Go have a milkshake and a good cry about it"  (blogs.ajc.com) (23)
(Some sad Bingo fan) Scary NY Islanders, realizing they're not going to win with skill, sign a former MMA fighter  (senschirp.ca) (17)
(CNN) Ironic After years of complaining that no one will play them because opponents are afraid of being upset, Boise State decides to stop playing Idaho because they are afraid of being upset  (sportsillustrated.cnn.com) (185)
(Telegraph) Sad DPRK soccer team got a warm welcome by Revered Leader on their return after their heroic efforts. It's not Korea, it's Best Korea  (telegraph.co.uk) (80)
(Yahoo) Followup Guy who "taunted" Cleveland Indians fans while wearing a LeBron/Heat jersey (and his girlfriend gave the finger) expects others to "grow up." Bonus: Gives interview while sitting on his mom's picnic table  (news.yahoo.com) (83)
(ESPN) Dumbass In a daring move, the Washington Nationals trade their ONLY 2010 all-star player for a helium balloon and a half eaten piece of cheese  (sports.espn.go.com) (114)
(Washington Post) Followup Haynesworth fails conditioning test for second day in a row as Shanahan tries to exact $21 million in pain  (voices.washingtonpost.com) (63)
(Baseball Reference) Fail Want to know why the Texas Rangers are bankrupt? They owe Mickey Tettleton $1.4M this year. For those scoring at home, Tettleton's last game as a Ranger was in 1997  (baseball-reference.com) (114)
(USA Today) Amusing Not News: Farve will miss first two weeks of training camp. Fark: Because of armadillo hunting, not ankle injury  (content.usatoday.com) (54)

Thu July 29, 2010
(CNN) Followup Diego Maradona has an angry  (sportsillustrated.cnn.com) (30)
(CNN) Cool Adrian Gonzalez? In my MVP hunt? It's more likely than you think. SI's weekly MLB power rankings to the left, crybabies to the right  (sportsillustrated.cnn.com) (57)
(Couch Groove) Amusing Remember that silly article about the moron who drafted Steve McNair's dead body in fantasy football? Well, the author wants you to help him make more silliness  (couchgroove.webs.com) (21)
(Major League Baseball) Followup Roy Oswalt looks forward to playing for the Mariners and Rangers in 2011  (mlb.mlb.com) (109)
(Some Guy) Amusing Mayor Daley nearly hit with bat at White Sox game, immediately confiscates bats in Chicago. Its not like the Cubs were using them anyway  T-Shirt  (newsblogs.chicagotribune.com) (13)
(ESPN) Sad Washington Strasburgs put Strasburg on DL after Strasburg Strasburgs muscle in pitching Strasburg  (sports.espn.go.com) (13)
(ESPN) Unlikely Orioles announce plans of winning the World Series after they fire their next manager  (sports.espn.go.com) (15)
(ESPN) Amusing Albert Haynesworth fails his physical. Terrence Cody relieved  (sports.espn.go.com) (51)
(FanHouse) Asinine Breaking - "inside sources at Lifetime Fitness" tell Patrick Reusse of ESPN 1500 that Deanna Favre has renewed her gym membership to cover the 2010 football season. BRETT FAVRE  (nfl.fanhouse.com) (16)
(ESPN) Obvious The two unnamed drivers fined by NASCAR for speaking the truth have now been named: Ryan "problems in the inspection line from here to eternity" Newman and Denny "will never get a caution when he needs one" Hamlin  (sports.espn.go.com) (68)
(ESPN) Spiffy Bats, bullpen, and Bobby bailout benched Buehrle  (scores.espn.go.com) (45)
(Major League Baseball) Fail Wednesday sees the return of the Mets manager, losing, to the dugout  (newyork.mets.mlb.com) (22)
(Washington Post) Amusing "Real Nationals fans should not boo decision to be safe with Strasburg." Also, "real Nationals fans," please report to the Smithsonian because you are rarer than "real Miami Heat fans"  (washingtonpost.com) (79)
(CNN) Florida How far has King James' popularity fallen? He's made the Miami Heat one of the most hated sports teams in modern sports history  (sportsillustrated.cnn.com) (165)
(Some Guy) Stupid Derrek Lee rejects Angels, reality to stay with Cubs  (cbssports.com) (26)
(Deadspin) Video Compilation Of dads catching foul balls while holding babies  (deadspin.com) (33)
(Kansas City) Obvious Only one sports team is allowed to use a uterus as their logo, and it's not the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazers  (kansascity.com) (65)
(Some Guy) Obvious You know what you DON'T do, if you value your life? You don't wear a LeBron James Miami Heat jersey to a Cleveland Indians home game, that's what  (nbcsports.msnbc.com) (103)
(MSNBC) Spiffy Golfer shoots a record shattering score of 57 on 6600 yard par 71 course. His round included 12 birdies, an eagle and 5 pars. Not too shabby for a 17 year old  (nbcsports.msnbc.com) (24)
(Sports by Brooks) Amusing Miss Iowa takes exception to Nats pitcher's comments: "I know I can throw a pitch or two. The question is, can Miguel Batista walk the runway in a swimsuit?"  (sportsbybrooks.com) (70)

Wed July 28, 2010
(Some Guy) Interesting "50 Worst Ideas in Sports History" presented in "Worst Website Presentation Idea in History" format  (bleacherreport.com) (86)
(Yahoo) Stupid Dez Bryant, aka TO 2.0, has already lost a sponsorship deal. And he hasn't even played an NFL down. Tag is for him  (sports.yahoo.com) (121)
(ESPN) Stupid Because it worked so well for Crabtree last year, Tebow seeking more money than guy drafted ahead of him  (sports.espn.go.com) (80)
(Some Guy) Followup Ravens rookie Mount Cody passes conditioning test on second day of camp, will celebrate by eating a cake shaped like Terrell Owens  (nationalfootballpost.com) (48)
(Major League Baseball) Obvious With their manager suspended, the Mets win for the first time since their manager was ejected  (newyork.mets.mlb.com) (23)
(ESPN) Unlikely PGA to allow cell phones at upcoming tourney, wrongly assuming adults will turn the ringer off and limit usage to designated areas  (sports.espn.go.com) (17)
(Some MINI Driver) Cool Mini returns to WRC for 2011, Paddy Hopkirk rejoices  (autoexpress.co.uk) (26)
(Some Guy) Obvious Reds offense explodes all over the Brewers Face. Seriously. That's headline (complete with bizarrely suggestive photo)  (redreporter.com) (37)
(Yahoo) Asinine USA Swimming: All 46 people on this list of coaches and officals accused of inappropriate behavoir towards children have been banned so you can trust us with your children . This second list? Pay no attention to this list  (news.yahoo.com) (11)
(Major League Baseball) Amusing Teammates were quick to congratulate Andre Ethier on his two-run pinch-hit single Tuesday night and even quicker to get to the hand sanitizer  (mlb.mlb.com) (6)
(YouTube) Video Happy 68th birthday to Reds announcer Marty Brennaman...here he is a couple years ago speaking truths that got Cubs fans all butthurt  (youtube.com) (48)
(Some Guy) Cool Golfer asks caddie for 6-iron. Caddie suggests 5-iron. Golfer hits hole in one. Unlike Happy Gilmore, golfer gives caddie brand new car  (mlive.com) (44)
(ESPN) Obvious I am disappoint, Strasburg  (sports.espn.go.com) (84)
(ESPN) Scary Jack Roush suffers minor injuries in plane crash. That's what he gets for trying to take the lead from Carl Edwards  (sports.espn.go.com) (26)
(USA Today) Obvious Spokespuppet for the Longhorns says Colorado will join Pac 12 in 2011, not 2012  (content.usatoday.com) (68)

Tue July 27, 2010
(Gulf Life) Cool High school art teacher goes to one of Drew Brees' book signings with a painting he did of Brees' Super Bowl celebration with his son hoping to get it signed. Brees buys it and gives him Saints tickets to boot  (blog.gulflive.com) (163)
(Yahoo) Sad One foot may take down 7'6" Yao Ming  (sports.yahoo.com) (18)
(Yahoo) Cool TO & Ochocinco: Two great egos, together at last  (sports.yahoo.com) (96)
(CBS News) Sad Jack Tatum blindsided by heart attack, dies at 61  (cbsnews.com) (69)
(Yahoo) Followup Tennessee Titans ask judge to name Lane Kiffin the biggest douche in the universe  (sports.yahoo.com) (38)
(Life.com) Spiffy Three MVP awards, 24 All Star games, a .331 career average, three World Series titles, all well and good. But the most revealing stat of all? 3,630 career hits, with 1,815 at home, 1,815 on the road  (life.com) (78)
(Yahoo) Dumbass Sticks and stones make break your bones, but a pie to the face could tear your meniscus  (sports.yahoo.com) (14)
(ESPN) Fail Having given up on JaMarcus Russell after arrest, Jets explore the possibility of signing T.O  (sports.espn.go.com) (40)
(Wall Street Journal) Followup Federal prosecutors probe defiant Lance Armstrong over doping allegations, discover he's one testy guy  (online.wsj.com) (36)
(YouTube) Video The Greatest Ultimate Frisbee Catch You'll Ever See. Ever  (youtube.com) (103)
(FanNation) Obvious Brett Favre won't miss all of Vikings training camp; he'll show up after the second pre-season game. After all, he's a team player who asks for no special favors  (fannation.com) (42)
(Some Guy) Sad The Ravens had two 2nd round picks. One is out with a fractured skull and the other failed his pre-camp conditioning test. Looks like it's gonna be a special year in Baltimore  (cbssports.com) (32)
(ESPN) Cool Coach Joe Niekro teaches 13 year old girl how to dominate little league via the knuckleball  (sports.espn.go.com) (57)
(Canoe) Spiffy There's still big money in sports not many people follow, such as darts, table tennis, and ice hockey  (slam.canoe.ca) (29)
(St. Petersburg Times) Spiffy Tropicana Field unveils new recycling program where fans can toss out bottles, cans, newspapers, or Carlos Pena  (tampabay.com) (13)
(ESPN) Followup Apparently Dan Haren thinks he was traded to the Clippers  (sports.espn.go.com) (29)
(CNN) Stupid Ohio State shows what a fine academic establishment it is by re-enrolling esteemed student-athlete Maurice Clarett  (sportsillustrated.cnn.com) (64)
(WWLP-NBC 22) Fail A "golf-related dispute" between a couple and a foursome leads to a head-butting and throwing a golf ball at someone's head. The Aristocrats  (wwlp.com) (34)
(IGN) Interesting This is Obama's "E.T. for the Atari 2600"  (xbox360.ign.com) (128)

Mon July 26, 2010
(ESPN) Cool The Year of No Steroids continues as Matt Garza of the Tampa Bay Rays throws the 6th no-hitter of the year  (scores.espn.go.com) (138)
(ESPN) Scary Tony Hawk has fallen and he can't get up. Where are the fairy godmothers when you need them?  (sports.espn.go.com) (53)
(Fox Sports) Interesting The NHLPA officially files a grievance on Ilya Kovalchuk's behalf over his 17-year contract. Let's get ready to aaaaaaaaarbitrate  (msn.foxsports.com) (40)
(Some Guy) Obvious "Favre holds an entire state hostage" in other news, it's late-July again  (postbulletin.com) (37)
(Guardian.com) Sad [He] led a life clouded by drunkenness, drug abuse, gambling, violence and tempestuous personal relationships. Another Belfast sporting genius dies  (guardian.co.uk) (11)
(ESPN) Stupid Silly reality, just because the Saints beat the Colts in the Super Bowl doesn't mean they get to be ranked #1 ahead of the Colts in the new ESPN Power Rankings  (espn.go.com) (162)
(Denver Post) Silly It's a little disturbing how much of a man-crush Bronco fans have for Tim Tebow. "Justin Bieber could walk naked down the 16th Street Mall and nobody would notice so long as the young pop singer was walking two steps behind Tebow"  (denverpost.com) (83)
(ESPN) Amusing Dez Bryant doing everything right in Dallas, including not carrying Roy Williams' shoulder pads  (sports.espn.go.com) (251)
(AZCentral) Spiffy Despite the conference, the facilities and the fair-weather fans, the other college football conferences better be on the alert for the revitalized Pac-10  (azcentral.com) (118)
(ESPN) Dumbass Ravens draft pick falls down TWO flights of stairs. Seriously, who falls down two flights of stairs?  (sports.espn.go.com) (58)
(Some Guy) Sad Don't you hate it when your dreams of winning a marathon are thwarted by first a bear and then a moose?  (adn.com) (13)
(Yahoo) Fail The Rams are interested in Terrell Owens. Fark: Because he is a positive locker room influence  (sports.yahoo.com) (52)
(USA Today) Dumbass Now that Pat Haden has left for USC, Joe Theismann proclaims his interest in doing color commentary for NBC's Notre Dame games. "It's one thing doing college football, it's another to do Notre Dame football"  (usatoday.com) (26)
(ESPN) Sick Health inspection reports for concession stands at all major sports arenas in the US and Canada. Would you like a side of mouse droppings with that $10 hot dog?  (sports.espn.go.com) (162)
(TSN) Cool Karl Petterson shoots a 67 to win the Canadian Open. And there was much rejoicing ... in Sweden ... by rotund Swedes named Karl  (tsn.ca) (6)
(The New York Times) Scary A-Rod learns tough truth of modern life: in Soviet Yankee Stadium, baseball hits YOU  (nytimes.com) (36)

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