Salary Caps regulate finances not sporting fairness

I'm in the midst of reading the original version of Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski's Soccernomics, which let me tell ya, is an absolutely fascinating read 10 years later. Anyway, they dive into a chapter about whether it's good or bad that Manchester United win every year (remember, it's 2009). They remind us that back …

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Deadspin apparently has no idea what the word “tight” means

Deadspin: Manchester City crowned champions of tightest Premier League title race ever: Considering that Deadspin is a website that has been around (and bankrupt) for several years I would think they know the definition of simple words like "tight." In case they, or you, don't, here's the definition. Tight: (when used as an adverb) very …

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NBCSN will simulcast three hours of Sky Sports News “Deadline Day” coverage

Back in the day I remember Sky Sports News used to air on Fox Soccer Channel every day at 12:00pm and again at 6pm. On Sundays, I think they'd air it at 7pm, which was great because I used to love watching English broadcasters present NFL highlights. (I imagine I felt exactly the same way …

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Hootie and the Blowfish reunited on Letterman Last Night And It Was Awesome

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_CTkFXAFuRs That was awesome. They haven't lost a beat at all. Just tremendous.   *Whenever I go to a 90's cover band show there's a 100% chance I end up being the drunk guy who just screams "HOOTIE" after every song.    **If the band does play a Hootie song, there's a 100% chance I …

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It’s Mind Boggling How Much Coverage The NFL Draft Gets

The NFL Draft begins tonight, but you knew that already because no one, especially ESPN, wants to let us forget about that. For ESPN and the NFL it's understandable, they both show the event on TV and they want to make sure that you watch. But that's also what is ridiculous about this. So many …

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Did ESPN and Fox Sports Nearly Agree to a Katie Nolan for Ian Darke Trade

  What a blockbuster!  The Big Lead: Katie Nolan, a personality on Fox Sports 1, appeared on the BS Report last week. Around the 58-minute mark, there was an interesting wrinkle — that Bill Simmons tried to hire her for Grantland. However, it fell through due to mysterious-sounding contractual hiccups, which we’ve since learned involved a …

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