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Time to start talking about steroids in the NHL

Even with Ray Lewis’ admission that he used Deer Antler Spray and the Baseball Hall of Fame Committee’s recent shutout of PED users, the NHL has still managed to avoid the steroid question. Nobody wants to believe their favorite player … Continue reading

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ESPN president admits amount of Tebow coverage has been a mistake

ESPN’s overwhelming Tim Tebow coverage looks to be trending downward after network president John Skipper said he told producers to take it back a notch following criticism from Doug Gottlieb Former ESPN analyst Doug Gottlieb evidently lit a fire under … Continue reading

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Growing up with the Great Bambino

We all know who Babe Ruth is but in the age of steroids in baseball and paychecks that’d make the Lehman Brothers blush the Colossus of Clout is often painted as a hot dog-scarfing alcoholic who simply called his shot. … Continue reading

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Underground fight clubs in the Bronx

Last month in Vice Magazine MMA journalist Jim Genia put down in writing what most people will never see. Genia was able to document his first person experiences at underground mixed martial arts bouts in the Bronx. New York is … Continue reading

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Hockey fans are in ‘Full Nerd Denial’ over NHL lockout

The labor situation in the NHL right now is a disaster. Instead of watching games fans have been reduced to following players on Instagram, where they post pictures of themselves getting humped by goats. What hockey fans tend to forget, … Continue reading

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Willie Mays warns to stay away from blasting caps in goofy 1960s PSA; Tom Hanks approves

During his appearance earlier this month on The Nerdist podcast the one and only Tom Hanks made a quick mention of an old Willie Mays public service announcement he and his brother used to see on TV. It’s hard to … Continue reading

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‘State of the Hockey Media’ Discussion at the Blogs With Balls conference in Toronto

This is the panel we’ve all been waiting for. Toronto’s Blogs With Balls conference was good enough to host the “State of the Hockey Media” discussion over the weekend and, aside from all the dreary lockout talk, it’s an engaging … Continue reading

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