Enough Already with the Anonymous Sources

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In a 2004 questionnaire, the New York Times asked its readers what bothered them most about the publication’s reporting. The Times’ National Security consultant Eric Schmitt said, “The No. 1 complaint, far and away, was anonymous sources. It goes to the heart of our credibility.” Amen to that. In this era of new media where […] READ MORE



All Aboard the J.J. Watt MVP Bandwagon

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Yes, it’s early. Yes, the Texans have benefited greatly from an easy schedule. Yes, there are other deserving candidates. And yes, history is against him. But when you look at what J.J. Watt is doing for the Houston Texans this season and ask yourself if it’s enough for him to win the NFL’s Most Valuable […] READ MORE


Suns Playing With Fire With Eric Bledsoe Contract

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On the verge of signing a qualifying offer that would have made him an unrestricted free agent next summer, Eric Bledsoe finally agreed to a 5-year, $70 million contract with the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday. Suns fans can now put to bed those fears of losing Bledsoe for nothing and rejoice at having their budding […] READ MORE




2014 FIBA World Cup Wrap-Up: Was It Too Easy for Team USA?

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The United States Men’s Basketball Team did everything it was supposed to do at the 2014 FIBA World Cup. They dominated on both ends of the floor while showcasing their superior talent with jaw-dropping, highlight reel plays en route to one of the least-unexpected gold medal runs in recent memory. But the ease with which Team USA disposed of its competition may actually hurt […] READ MORE


Ray Rice Cut By Baltimore Ravens

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The Baltimore Ravens have terminated the contract of embattled running back Ray Rice after TMZ Sports released a new recording of Rice repeatedly striking his then-fiancee Janay Palmer. The video shows Rice and Palmer entering the elevator together, followed by Rice punching her in the face twice, with the second blow knocking her to the ground, seemingly […] READ MORE



Texans Trade for Ryan Mallett and Release Case Keenum

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In a move that’s been rumored for months, the Houston Texans acquired quarterback Ryan Mallett via trade from the New England Patriots on Saturday. Head coach Bill O’Brien was the Patriots offensive coordinator when Mallett was drafted and has reportedly coveted the former Arkansas signal caller for some time. In return, the Patriots will receive a […] READ MORE