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The Gaben Awards

If you’re familiar with reddit (particularly r/gaming, r/pcmasterrace or r/technology), I don’t need to explain who or what  Gaben is. You can skip the next paragraph.  But for those whom aren’t indoctrinated into reddit’s glorious, never-ending time-suck… The sports leagues need a Gabe Newell. Gabe, or Gaben in the vernacular, is the billionaire head of […]

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A-Rod Blew It

Surprisingly, we’re not discussing his batting in October, nor his treatment of the fans, or his “respect for the game”. Alex Rodriguez, the most unlikable player on the most villainous team, had the chance to impact baseball in a positive way. He gave up that chance this morning. Right now we approach steroids the way […]

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Things I’ll Miss Complaining About If The Broncos Win The Super Bowl

The Super Bowl. We made it. Time to do some inventory. Things I’ll Miss Complaining About If The Broncos Win The Super Bowl How no one appreciated the above-averageness of Jake Plummer. How everyone was a little too sold on Jay Cutler as a playmaker. Josh McDaniels. Just, yeah. McDaniels. How everyone emphasized Brandon Marshall […]

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2013 ESPYs After-Party Photo Gallery

My friend Travis Synder over at the Hungry Creative Agency had the opportunity to snap some photos at the ESPYs daytime after-party/SWAG giveaway and he graciously allowed my site to post them. Comments are mine.         And now for my favorite part: ATHLETES UNCOMFORTABLY ENDORSING PRODUCTS AT RANDOM         […]

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Puppy Dwight Howard Intrigued By Lakers’ Sales Pitch

The giant billboards erected outside the Staples Center pleading for Dwight Howard, Bull Mastiff and starting center for the Los Angeles Lakers, have been met with enthusiam and tail wagging, according to sources inside the puppy’s inner circle. Five-month-old Howard had reportedly been considering alternative homes, such as the Houston Rockets and Atlanta Hawks, but […]

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Does America Have the Balls to Revolt?

The sign of a presidency turned sour: I thought about writing an article called The Top 10 Worst Presidential Terms – a more fascinating argument than Worst Presidents, as our opinions of those men are predicated upon the administrations that sandwiched theirs – but I didn’t write that article, yet, because I’m reasonably confident the […]

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40 Things Better For Nuggets Fans Than Kroenke

1.  Pedophile Night at the Pepsi Center 2. Millions of bees 3. Replacing Coors with Icehouse 4. Drafting Darko in 2003 5. Making Rocky a Klansman 6. Changing the team colors to royal purple and gold 7. $ ∞ tickets 8. Semi-automatic t-shirt cannons 9. Vinny Del Negro plus total control 10. A ban on […]

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LeBron James Is Underpaid (via CableTV)

Ever wonder about the exact depth of LeBron James’ attempted murder in Cleveland, pre-Irving? Of course you do. It occupies the space in our minds next to the ‘Do I Still Like Tiger Woods?’ tissue. Our friends at CableTV.com have the answer.                           […]

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2013 NFL Draft Predictions

The following was written by long-time friend and even longer-time Raider Hater, Steve Prager. We once saw the Broncos play against, and lose to, the quarterback tandem of JaMarcus Russell and Charlie Frye at home. That probably has something to do with the NFL draft and busts, or whatever, but mostly I wanted to remember […]

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The Steroid Hate

It’s a bad sign for sports that this article could have been written five years ago with the same complaints. Namely: are we ever going to use the groundbreaking technology at our disposal, or are we going to meekly refer to the players’ ever-dwindling rights to privacy? But this isn’t an essay about inaction on […]

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Chris O'Toole (Colorado State '12) is pursuing a Screenwriting MFA at Chapman University. He has worked for Livestrong, CBS, Examiner and other publications. Love, hate, and job offers can be sent to: chris@o2lsports.com