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Laquon Treadwell’s broken leg used on front page of Opelika-Auburn News

When a player suffers a gruesome injury on the field, outlets should try to use a little discretion in using a picture or video of the injury in their coverage. The Opelika-Auburn News didn’t bother with that discretion on Sunday. Here’s what the front page of Sunday’s sports section looked like. (Here’s a picture of […]

during Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona.

Someone is already trolling Darrell Bevell’s Wikipedia page

during Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. You may have heard there was a football game tonight.  You also may have heard that it was decided by one of the most jaw-dropping plays and calls in NFL history.  With the Seahawks on the doorstep of back-to-back Super […]

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76ers fan hacks team’s Wikipedia page with Satan and Hitler references

The Sixers are rebuilding… again… and one fan is mad as hell and not going to take it anymore.  He or she took to the team’s Wikipedia page after trading away Michael Carter-Williams for even more draft picks to “update” the team’s personnel.  The Sixers are now owned by “Doesn’t matter they’re all stupid” while […]

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Is the NFL’s Instagram page trolling the Patriots over #DeflateGate?

Behind the scenes: Making the Super Bowl XLIX footballs! #SB49 In the midst of an ENORMOUS controversy over #DeflateGate, it seems like a very weird time for the NFL’s official Instagram page to post a photograph of, you guessed it, deflated balls. The NFL shared this picture of the making of the footballs for Super […]

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Somebody is already trolling Louis Van Gaal’s Wikipedia page

What’s true in the NFL is also true in the EPL.  The preseason means nothing. Manchester United learned that lesson the hard way after sweeping through their American preseason tour with everyone hailing former Netherlands manager Louis Van Gaal as an all-conquering hero. United lost the opening match of the 2014-15 EPL season 2-1 at […]

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SportsCenter shows the wrong Brandon Marshall’s tweet

Remember during the 2014 NFL season how we all had a laugh over how people couldn’t stop confusing poor Denver Broncos LB Brandon Marshall with Chicago Bears WR Brandon Marshall?  Well, with the receiver traded to the Jets today, it was going to be a fun day for @BMarshh54, the linebacker. Rando Twitterers confusing the two […]

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Ole Miss AD shames the Opelika-Auburn News

On Sunday, the Opelika-Auburn News published a picture of Ole Miss receiver LaQuon Treadwell breaking his leg on the front page of the sports section. It was pretty gross, and the backlash was strong. Ole Miss AD Ross Bjork wrote a letter to the editor of the paper, damning them for their use of the picture. […]

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Dick Vitale opens up about not calling Duke-North Carolina for the first time

Yesterday we told you about the news that Dick Vitale would not be commentating the Duke-UNC game tomorrow night for the first time in his ESPN tenure.  Instead, it’ll be the Saturday primetime duo of Dan Shulman and Jay Bilas.  Vitale is an ESPN original, working at the network since their first year in 1979. […]

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Philly radio host has your Ray Rice Hot Take of the Day

Philly shock jock Howard Eskin is no stranger to controversy.  Having almost half of your Wikipedia page dedicated to a “Controversy” section should be considered some kind of Lifetime Achievement Award for the sports talk radio industry. So perhaps it’s no surprise that Eskin took the bait and tweeted this terrible message to Janay Palmer […]

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Tim Thompson is still making awesome hockey videos

Montreal Canadiens 2015 Stanley Cup Playoff Video from HockeyFilms on Vimeo. The hockey world mourned the news that Hockey Night in Canada would be cutting back on

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Adrian Peterson is blaming the media for all his problems

When it comes to last resorts for the famous athlete or celebrity embroiled in a world of scandal, blaming the media is always the ace in the hole. Adrian Peterson has now reached that very desperate stage. With reports gaining steam about some serious questions in regards to his All Day Foundation charity not being on […]

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The NFL on Fox has a new logo

The changes aren’t just confined to the broadcast booth for the NFL on Fox in 2014.  With the start of the NFL preseason in full swing this weekend, the network debuted a new logo on its social media pages that has something of a retro look.  Also, they appear to have gotten rid of that […]

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DC anchor says he’s done being a Redskins fan after 40 years

Brian Mitchell’s amazing rant about the Washington Redskins was one thing. This waving of the white flag by DC Fox 5 anchor Tony Perkins is another. DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG This has nothing to do with “the name thing” anymore. The Redskins are a mess of a franchise, a rudderless ship floating in […]

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Philly radio guy celebrates Victor Cruz’s devastating knee injury

Mike Missanelli is one of your typical sports radio bros who works for 97.5 FM in Philadelphia.  You might recall that he’s the guy who made some defamatory remarks about Michelle Beadle last year.  Or you might remember him as the guy who was suspended over homophobic e-mails that made their way public.  This is […]

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