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Tony Dungy clarifies his comments on Michael Sam

Yesterday, Tony Dungy's quote about not drafting Michael Sam was all over the internet. Just in case you missed it, he said ,“I wouldn’t have taken him, not because I don’t believe Michael Sam should have a ...

What Can the NFL Do Differently To Limit Off-Field Incidents?

Off-field incidents have historically torn teams apart, with the most recent cases being Josh Gordon and Aaron Hernandez. Josh Gordon was nabbed with a DWI along with a looming season-long suspension and Hernandez... Well we all know that Circus. Although ...

Bulldogs Strike Again - Jonathan Taylor Arrested For Second Team

In typical Bulldog fashion, the University of Georgia has suffered another infringement and incident regarding one of it's players. This time, the assailant is a multiple-time offender, defensive-end Jonathan Taylor. The Bulldog was arrested early Friday morning and charged ...

The Bulls making push for Love

ESPN reports

Sources say that the Bulls, though, have re-entered the race and would appear to be the biggest threat to the Cavs thanks largely to the Golden State Warriors' resolute unwillingness to add longtime Wolves target Klay Thompson in ...

Maple Leafs Hire 28-Year Old Dubas as Assistant GM

The Toronto Maple Leafs continue to re-structure their front office as they announced Tuesday that they have signed 28-year old and former Sault Ste Marie Greyhound GM Kyle Dubas. This hiring is a clear indicator that the Leafs are tyring ...

Yankees Acquire Chase Headley from Padres

The New York Yankees and San Diego Padres agreed on a trade that will send third baseman Chase Headley to the Big Apple. In return, the Padres receive infielder Yangervis Solarte and minor league pitcher Rafael De Paula.

Headley had ...

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Germany v. Argentina – Sidelines Live Blog of the World Cup

Soccer posse, assemble!

It’s Teamgeist vs Bestplayerintheworldgeist! Which will win out?

Usually, collectives triumph over individuals, and Germany is the best team in the world right now. When the German offense is clicking, goals can come pouring in from ...

Should Tony Dungy be criticized and blasted for his comments on Michael Sam?

Former NFL coach and now analyst Tony Dungy said in a newspaper article that he would not have drafted Michael Sam because "I wouldn't want to deal with all of it. It's not going to be smooth ... things ...

AFC North Preview: Cincinnati Bengals

Last year, the Cincinnati Bengals finished the season with an 11-5 record, which was good enough for the AFC North title, but they were once again eliminated on Wild Card Weekend. Not even home-field advantage could get them over the ...

NCAA Playoffs: Who are the Top 4?

As 2-a days begin across the country, one word comes to mind as we enter the 2014 NCAA Football season: playoffs!. The 2014 season will introduce the first National Championship decided by playoffs, forever ending the discussion about who did ...

Mudiay Nabs $1.2M Deal In China: Best Choice?

Emmanuel Mudiay has officially signed a one-year, $1.2 million deal to play in China, ESPN reports.

"He'll be able to athletically overwhelm other players in China, but the key with him will be socially," a coach who was ...

Why do we all hate A-Rod?

Today, FunnyOrDie.com released a parody video of the Jordan tribute to Derek Jeter where everyone is tipping their hat to the Yankee captain.

In this video, they changed #Re2pect to #F13kYou to Alex Rodriguez where everyone throughout New York ...

Phhht...down votes need to have some accountabilty

As an aspiring journalist , I think that the ability to hone and develop my skills with Sidelines is unmeasurable in value, maybe my complaint here is just part of my own development.

But really - why just jack up someone's ...

Eddie Lacy: A first round Fantasy Football pick

There are 46 days until the Green Bay Packers take on the Seattle Seahawks on September 4, thus marking the official start to the 2014-2015 NFL season. As fans continue to gear-up for the season, many are worrying about something ...

Dear San Jose Sharks: What are you doing?

Signed, all NHL fans.

No seriously, what is GM Doug Wilson doing? He reportedly stated that the San Jose Sharks were planning to rebuild, and of course, that hasn't happened. Rebuilding often means you're tearing down your roster ...

Is Baseball for Pansies?

Even a fair weather baseball fan knows the line between celebration and showing up your opponent is a thin one. Unlike basketball and football, there is a huge emphasis on "playing the game the right way."The only problem is ...

Why The Cleveland Cavaliers Trading Andrew Wiggins to the Minnesota Timberwol...

Trading the number one pick of the NBA Draft, before he's seen regular season action, for the league's 62nd ranked shooter is a bad idea. That's exactly what those suggesting the Cleveland Cavaliers trade Andrew Wiggins to ...

Matt Kemp Open to Trade for Playing Time?

The LA Dodgers have a very enviable situation heading into the trade deadline. They have a logjam of talented outfielders vying for playing time that other teams are sure to covet. While not performing to his previous standards this season ...

Netherlands v. Argentina – Sidelines Live Blog of the World Cup

Soccer posse, assemble!

Here’s hoping for an entertaining match, something I’m sure that we could all use after the boring, predictable, low-scoring affair we experienced in yesterday’s Brazil v. Germany semifinal.

The first-ever Sidelines Live Blog. An ...

Five Bold Predictions for the 2014/2015 Season

Most of the spending is done. Rookie camps are starting and coming to a close already, and well, its time to start thinking about this coming season. So i think I have a few bold predictions for this year that ...

Brazil v. Germany – Sidelines Live Blog of the World Cup

Soccer posse, assemble!

We’re here, experiencing the thrills, chills, and (comically theatrical) spills of the World’s Favorite Sporting Event™ live. Chip in with your comments, questions, observations, and discussion of the World Cup Semis between Jogi Löw’s ...

An NBA Tournament?

Adam Silver is going for advertising gold here. A new report from Yahoo! Sports has indicated that commissioner Adam Silver has hinted at a possible midseason NBA Tournament in Las Vegas. With attendance exponentially higher for summer league games this ...

College Football Playoff Will Double Revenue, But Will Product Be Better Than...

New estimates provided to USA Today suggest the power five NCAA conferences will double their revenue in the first season of the college football playoff in comparison to the last season of the BCS system. Each of the power five ...

Wainwright Admits To 'Giving' Jeter A Hit In The All-Star Game: Right Or Wrong?

Adam Wainwright was overheard saying he "was gonna give [Jeter] a couple pipe shots", or basically fastballs right in the middle of the plate (he later retracted that statement). Of course that's exactly what Jeter hit for a double ...

A Fan's Guide on How to be an NHL GM: Part 4 - What a Steal!

DISCLAIMER I think it should be noted that, above and beyond all else, that I have no management experience and therefore actually have no real world experience managing a team. However, I have been following hockey long enough to know ...

How can women's sports become more mainstream? - A Sidelines Showdown

Welcome back, one and all, to another week of the Sidelines Showdown! Last week was a hotly-contested competition, with the veteran @Michael Briggs narrowly edging out @Jason Samuel and @Matthew Evans in conversations about fixing corruption in FIFA, the future ...

Will LeBron Bring A Title To Cleveland?

In one of what I'm sure will be many posts on this subject, LeBron isn't headed back to Cleveland just for kicks and giggles or because he feels bad that he left them in 2010. He wants to ...

What's the greatest sporting spectacle you have ever attended?

We are all here because we love sports, right? We have all probably been to at least one big sporting event, or have even had one that they participated in.

I personally have a few big events that I have ...

Community Update – Sidelines accepted into Disney Accelerator

Big news! Your favorite community of sportswriters has been picked as one of 11 tech startups admitted into the Disney Startup Accelerator program from among some 3000+ applicants.

Between now and mid-October, the Sidelines Management Team will be hanging out ...

Richard Sherman Still Hating On Michael Crabtree

No, this isn't a post from January that found its way into the current feed. Richard Sherman is still ripping on 49ers WR Michael Crabtree some 6 months later:

“It’s much more of just I don’t like ...

Germany will Manhandle Neymar-less Brazil

When Germany takes the field against Brazil on Tuesday, Brazil will be without their star player, Neymar. In a tragic set of circumstances, Neymar was kneed in the back during the team’s last match against Columbia. As dangerous as ...

Thoughts on NBA honoring Isaiah Austin

After receiving news less than a week ago that his hoop dreams will not be fulfilled due to a genetic disease, the NBA honored him by drafting him to the NBA. Like other lottery picks before him, he walked across ...

Corrie Ward Looking For A Showdown At WFFMMA 06/28

The first time Corrie Ward took her corner inside of the World Fighting Federation cage no one was real sure what to expect. Perhaps not even herself. A few impressive moments would come and they would go and Ward would ...

Featured Contributor of the Week: Chris Aracena

Hello Sideliners!

This week’s Featured Contributor is: Chris Aracena

We’ve selected his post on UFC flyweights’ popularity as the Featured Post of the week.

The Featured Contributor is a weekly feature on Sidelines that recognizes the best writers ...

Raymond Pina & Te Edwards On WFFMMA LW Title Tilt

The last time the World Fighting Federation visited The Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino it was a night to remember. Arizona mixed martial arts fans filled the intimate Ovations Live venue and were treated to an electric night of ...

After UFC 174, are Flyweights incapable of headlining a card?

The first time that a UFC pay-per-view was headlined by flyweights wasn’t a disaster but left much to be desired and most hardcore and casual fans alike blamed it on the flyweights. The just-bleed crowd blamed it on their ...