Hack-A-Shaq is Here to Stay

Hack-A-Shaq is Here to Stay

The NBA competition committee met this past Monday to discuss potential rule changes. One proposed regulation was a ban to the “Hack-A-Shaq” technique. For those who aren’t aware, “Hack-A-Shaq” is a basketball strategy where teams will intentionally foul players who are bad at shooting free throws in order to limit their effectiveness on offense. In the […]

Major League Soccer just made the Internet very Angry

Major League Soccer just made the Internet very Angry

Several fans were upset after finding out that MLS teams would be appearing as part of the Women’s World Cup victory parade. Critics viewed the appearances as patronizing and exploitative and they were not scared to make their opinions heard on Twitter. This controversy has already made it’s rounds in the blogosphere. Kevin McCauley covered the controversy for SB Nation, […]

Frustration at Fenway: Buchholz Injured, Boston Lose

Frustration at Fenway: Buchholz Injured, Boston Lose

  On Friday night, Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital to have his elbow examined. As fans await the MRI results, an entire season is coming into focus and the outcome does not look positive. Few rivalries have stayed as constant as the feud between the Boston Red Sox and the Yankees. […]

Brooklyn Nets: Desperately Seeking Something

Brooklyn Nets: Desperately Seeking Something

It’s been a long, winding road since the Nets came over to Brooklyn in 2012, yet it seems like their journey has only just begun. When the team acquired Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett in 2013, it seemed like a turning point for the franchise. One year earlier, the team had been knocked out of the […]

FIFA Executive Blazer Banned for Life

FIFA Executive Blazer Banned for Life

Former organizing committee chairman Charles “Chuck” Blazer has been officially banned for life from participating in FIFA-related events. This news is not exactly shocking to those who have been following the FIFA corruption scandal. In May of this year, the US Department of Justice announced that nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives were being brought up […]

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