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The Kentucky Derby’s funniest and weirdest traditions

You may think big time horse racing is about horse racing, but you’re so very, very wrong. Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to SB Nation on YouTube

Kevin Love will miss entire second round for Cavaliers with dislocated shoulder

The Cavs will be without one of their top players in the next round of the playoffs. The Cleveland Cavaliers will be without Kevin Love for the entirety of the second round after the power forward sustained a dislocated left shoulder...Show More Summary

5-star wing Brandon Ingram commits to Duke

Mike Krzyzewski has another incredible recruiting class on the way. Three weeks after winning the national championship, the Duke Blue Devils have reloaded again. Duke put the finishing touches on what's likely to be considered the best recruiting class in the country by getting a commitment from 6'9 wing Brandon Ingram on Monday. Show More Summary

This is how you throw a perfect game and lose

A softball pitcher struck out 23, didn't allow a hit... and still wound up on the losing side. Rachel Garcia, pitcher for Highland High in Southern California, was beyond lights-out as she faced Camarillo in the Thousand Oaks Tournament final on Saturday night. Show More Summary

Mentos Horse Mask Basketball Commercial

Recently found commercial from 1992. Only aired in Sweden and Venezuela. I found this from a commercial break from a Swedish version of a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles episode.

2015 NFL Draft LIVE (Thurs Apr 30, 7p & 11p ET)

Join us as we preview the first round through the final mock draft, scouting reports, and team needs at 7p ET and then recap all things first round at 11p ET.

WWE King of the Ring 2015 participants revealed

This is a solid lineup of talent. Who will win the recently resurrected King of the Ring? Sunday, WWE announced that they would be bringing back the much-beloved King of the Ring tournament, with the opening round happening during Monday's "RAW" and the semi-finals and finals taking place during a live WWE Network special on Tuesday night. Show More Summary

Horse's day off

With I'll Have Another effectively retired, his fellow friends take him out for a day of sightseeing to cheer him up.

Even Las Vegas' cheapest hotels are cashing in on Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

Even if you just wanna go to The Stratosphere or a Red Roof Inn on Mayweather-Pacquiao weekend, you're going to have to pay big. We all know there's a ton of big money for Mayweather vs. Pacquiao. It's the largest payout for a single sporting event, with a projected purse of $300 million and Floyd Mayweather potentially earning up to $180 million. Show More Summary

Watch 2 people do a backflip on 1 pair of skis

"Tandem skiing" is a thing. This is probably the wildest thing you can do while tandem skiing. KEYS TO THE GAME Step 1: Get a friend you trust implicitly Step 2: Like, seriously, someone you'd trust with keeping a baby safe from wolves Step...Show More Summary

New York local news excited for Islanders Game 8 that doesn't exist

Forget rules, they were meant to be broken. Screw tradition, it's old and stodgy anyway. This NBC affiliate in New York has some outside the box thinking -- that's right, Game 8 of a playoff series. It's the kind of bold move that could really pay off for the Islanders. Show More Summary

The Basketball Players Awards are real, and the categories are here

NBA players, having long voiced annoyance with media deciding who among them gets to be MVP and Rookie of the Year and whatnot, are holding their own awards show this July in Las Vegas. The categories for "Basketball Players Awards"Show More Summary

2015 WGC Cadillac Match Play bracket: Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth headline field

No Tiger, no Phil, no problem for new-look WGC-Cadillac Match Play. Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods may be missing from this week’s WGC-Cadillac Match Play, but groupings picked in Monday’s blind draw broadcast on Golf Channel shouldShow More Summary

The best-case scenarios of the Josh Hamilton trade

How do the Rangers and Angels both win the Josh Hamilton deal? It's easier for one team than the other... There was a time when I was obsessed with Josh Hamilton's pending free agency. There were enough updates and bits of speculation to make a stream of stories about 10 deep. Show More Summary

MMBM: Greg Hardy and the no-good terrible, very bad week

Greg Hardy is his own worst enemy. We're required to remind you that these strong takes are SATIRE. Sorry, not sorry. All spelling errors are intentional, we think. -Ed. Wellcome to the Monday Morning BM,, just a word of warning your...Show More Summary

J.J. Barea and Al-Farouq Aminu saved the Mavericks' season

Rick Carlisle put both in the starting lineup and they starred in Dallas' Game 5 victory. If only the Mavericks' coach had made the move sooner. Down 3-0 and heading into Sunday's game in Dallas against the Rockets, the Mavericks looked cooked. Show More Summary

Illinois' Tim Beckman: 'I'm all for a level playing field. That's not the case in the Big Ten.'

A Q&A on recruiting challenges, rule controversies and more with a head coach who absolutely knows his mom's birthday. Would you consider last year's improvement to six wins the springboard you needed? Well, I hope so. Yeah. I think we're surging forward. Show More Summary

MLB’s lack of universal designated hitter rule leaves modern game out of tune

Having different rules in different leagues may be quaint, but requiring pitchers to bat in National League parks seems out of touch with the modern game. DETROIT -- Pitchers have been batting for as long as baseball has been around....Show More Summary

Horse racing's Triple Crown lineage

SB Nation traces the rich and inter-connected lineage of the 11 storied Triple Crown winners.

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