TROPICANA FIELD

Jay Mariotti’s New Multimedia Empire Just Took Down Tropicana Field

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In case you missed it last week, former Around the Horn opinion-shouter and Owen Wilson's friend <a href="http://kissingsuzykolber.uproxx.com/2013/08/nfl-analyst-power-rankings-new-1-jay-mariotti.html" target="_blank">Jay Mariotti</a> announced his big comeback <a href="http://www.sportstalkflorida.com/an-open-letter-from-jay/" target="_blank">with an epic open letter</a> to his fans and readers on his new website MariottiShow.

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All Of The Arguing About Drew Brees’ $3 Tip Is Just Plain Stupid

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Between <a href="http://kissingsuzykolber.uproxx.com/2013/07/report-aaron-hernandez-told-two-way-mirror-he-shot-odin-lloyd.html" target="_blank">Aaron Hernandez’s murder charges</a>, <a href="http://kissingsuzykolber.uproxx.com/2013/07/nice-knowing-you-riley-cooper.html" target="_blank">Riley Cooper’s open invitation</a> for safeties to decapitate him and even Johnny Manziel supposedly lowering his draft stock <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2013/07/johnny-manziel-was-not-kicked-out-of-manning-passing-academy" target="_blank">for being a typical college bro</a>, I thought that the NFL’s writers who don’t like doing actual reporting on teams and players and simply prefer sticking to moral brow-beating and soap box finger-wagging.

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A CBS Blogger Pissed Off The Internet By Asking If This Thunder Dancer Is ‘Too Chunky’

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I don’t know why Anna-Megan Raley blogs for CBS Houston under the name Claire Crawford, but after last week, I assume it’s because it allowed her to get away with writing incendiary click bait with headlines like, “Is This Girl ‘Too Chunky’ To Be An OKC Thunder Cheerleader.

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It's Been A Rough Week For Michael Jordan

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Last week, Deadspin’s Tommy Craggs <a href="http://deadspin.com/5935747/a-letter-to-sports-illustrateds-thomas-lake-stop-writing-smarmy-letters-to-michael-jordan?tag=smarm">wrote a fantastic response</a> to <a href="https://twitter.com/thomaslake">Sports Illustrated’s Thomas Lake</a>, who penned <a href="http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2012/writers/thomas_lake/08/13/letter-to-michael-jordan/index.html">a scathing, fart-sniffing letter to Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan</a> about what he supposedly owed his former high school basketball coach, Pop Herring, who suffers from a mental illness, among other things.

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Update: Manny Pacquiao Doesn't Want To Kill Gay People

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Earlier this week, we checked in with our With Leather political correspondent, Dick Tughard, to find out if any professional athletes had been grumbling about President Barack Obama’s sudden support for same sex marriage.

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FYI Everyone Should Hate Michael Jordan Now

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When it comes to sports “writers” I’m pretty bipolar over Jason Whitlock.

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ZOMG DAVID ORTIZ WANTS TO BE A YANKEE!

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Things are just an absolute disaster for the Boston Red Sox right now.

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The Award For The Most Misleading Headline Of The Year Goes To…

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The banner image is from an article on <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/07/17/khloe-kardashian-lamar-odom-car-crash_n_901019.html">Huffington Post yesterday</a> about reports from Media Takeout that Los Angeles Lakers forward Lamar Odom and his wife Khloe Kardashian were in a horrific, terrifying, catastrophic car accident and apparently almost died in the process.

WEDDINGS

Last Second Gift Ideas From Ben Roethlisberger’s Wedding Registry

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Update: We had a scheduling issue with this post yesterday, so in case you missed it, we're bumping it to the top of the page.


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