Rangers Troll MLB Umpires with Adrian Beltre Promotion

Last month, Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre was ejected for defying MLB umpire Gerry Davis and moving the on-deck circle while warming up before an at-bat in a game against the Marlins. Now, the Rangers will get the last laugh. According to Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News, Texas will honor Beltre, who recently…

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2018 NFL Mock Draft – Preseason

1. New York  Jets – Sam Darnold (QB/USC) Don’t get too excited, Jets fans. You know New York will be in the running for this pick only to win a meaningless game against the Chargers in Week 16. This is the Jets we’re talking about, they can’t even tank correctly. Anyway, say the Jets do…

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Cincinnati Turned Down a Second Round Pick for A.J. McCarron

It appears long before this week’s rumors that the Broncos were in talks with the Bengals over backup quarterback A.J. McCarron, someone made a pretty big offer to Cincinnati for the signal caller. In today’s column on The MMQB, Albert Breer mentioned that a team offered a second-round pick for McCarron, who went in the…

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Ten Players I Would Take a Championship Away From

During last week’s Funbag on Deadspin, Drew Magary named 10 players he would gift a championship to. It’s an excellent read, but he ended this segment by suggesting another fun game, naming people you would take a championship away from. Below are 10 players I have nominated either for being undeserving or to see just…

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Penn State is Engaging in an Odd Standoff with Nick Suriano

This biggest story in college wrestling this summer has involved the standoff between Penn State and their star 125-pounder, Nick Suriano. Suriano, who was the No. 5 overall recruit when he gave his verbal to Penn State in 2015, has sought a transfer, specifically to Big Ten rival Rutgers. Rumors of the transfer started swirling…

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UPDATE: Branden Albert Pulls a Brett Favre

Last week, Jaguars offensive tackle Branden Albert surprisingly retired from the NFL. He had a rocky start with Jacksonville, failing to show up for any organized team activities and retiring just days into training camp. That retirement turned out to be short-lived as ESPN’s Adam Caplan has announced that Albert will return to the Jaguars,…

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Counterargument: Jameis Winston Is Better Than Marcus Mariota

This is in response to an article posted by Brooklyn Beat Editor-In-Chief Justin Worsley. Worsley asserts, in the article, that the second overall pick in the 2015 draft, Marcus Mariota, has proven to be superior than the No. 1 pick, Jameis Winston. Worsley points out Mariota’s superior running skills and deep ball, as well as…

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Marcus Mariota is Better Than Jameis Winston

Two years ago, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Tennessee Titans hit rock bottom. Both teams owned a 2-14 record and the top two picks in the draft, with Tampa selecting first overall. Both teams would eventually take their quarterback of the future for Heisman Trophy winners, Tampa took Florida State’s Jameis Winston while the Titans…

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