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How did we let James Hardy slip through the cracks?
When the holder of every Indiana receiving record—the 41st pick in the 2008 NFL draft—turned up dead in a Fort Wayne river, friends and family faced some tough questions.
Nov 14, 2018
Forbes’ 2019 30 under 30 sports class
When the honorees on this year’s 30 Under 30 Sports list aren’t attacking the net, they’re protecting their portfolio.
newest edition of this list honors the athletes, entrepreneurs and media moguls who aren’t just changing the game on the field but building their own dynasties off it.
Forbes • Nov 13,
The Buzzer: Taylor Hall does it all for Devils
NBC Sports • Nov 14, 2018
Why the Detroit Lions can’t cut or trade Matthew Stafford
Detroit Free Press • Nov 14, 2018
Where will Le’Veon Bell play next year?
Sports Illustrated • Nov 14
What to make of latest explosive Ohio State allegations?
It’s been a season of uncertainty for Ohio State – suspensions, investigations, uneven on-field efforts, a star player turning pro midseason, reports of coach/administration friction, a volatile fired assistant who can’t stop heaving social media bombs.
Yahoo Sports • Nov 14,
Once Texas’ breakout QB, Heard quietly ending career as WR
Once upon a time, Jerrod Heard had the “juice.” He was the quarterback of the future for the Texas Longhorns and he’d just smashed Vince Young’s single-game school record with 527 total yards against California. He could throw. He could run. He could do just about everything.
• Nov 14, 2018
Timothy Weah: can a familiar name solve USA’s familiar problems?
For years America has rolled out a production line of seemingly identical players: white kids from the suburbs, hard-working but unspectacular and destined – if they get lucky – to play for a mid-ranking Premier League club.
The Guardian • Nov 14
NFL must learn from Rams vs. Chiefs blunder in Mexico City for future international games
Considering all the logistical challenges, the NFL’s International Series has gone off pretty well since its inception in 2007. Until this week, at least.
Nov 14, 2018
Longread of the Day
The Rocket Richard Riot
, Montreal’s homegrown French-Canadian star from the city’s blue-collar Nouveau-Bordeaux neighborhood, the world’s greatest hockey player to that time — carries the puck in the Boston zone. Hal Laycoe steps in his way. The 12,023 fans brace themselves.
SB Nation • March 11, 2015
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People are awesome – 2015