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Montreal Impact sign legendary striker Didier Drogba

Chelsea icon Didier Drogba has officially come to MLS and joined Montreal. The long wait is over -- Didier Drogba has signed with the Montreal Impact. DONE DEAL Didier Drogba is Bleu-blanc-noir >> #IMFC #DrogbaWatchIsOver...Show More Summary

Osi Umenyiora will sign 1-day contract to retire a Giant, per report

The veteran defensive end plans to call it a career, and he'd like to do it as a member of the team that drafted him. The New York Giants and Osi Umenyiora are discussing a one-day contract so Umenyiora can officially retire as a member of the team, according to Dan Graziano of ESPN. Show More Summary

Someone's been pooping on a Norwegian golf course for 10 years

Definitely funny, kind of gross! Someone has been pooping in the holes of a Stavanger, Norway, golf course for 10 years, according to an amazingly in-depth report by Rogalands Avis. Be warned, there are pictures. The details of thisShow More Summary

Michael Jordan parties with $4,000 tequila, flashlight pranks

This is news. I don't know, TMZ. On the one hand this is just a bad video of Michael Jordan, filled with $4,000 tequila, grabbing a flashlight to mess with one of his friends who is dancing to Big Sean. This is not news! On the other hand, it's Michael Jordan, the greatest basketball player ever not named LeBron. Show More Summary

Would you like to play Jon's Farming Simulator?

Would you like to be a farmer? Well, you can't, because farming isn't real. That's why I have created Jon's Farming Simulator. Haul your feed back to the farmstead as quick as you can, and save the day! Last year, I attempted to spark competition with the NBA 2K franchises by releasing Jon's Basketball Game into the market. Show More Summary

Johnny Cueto leaving the Reds bums me out

The Reds did what they had to, but that doesn't mean it isn't a little sad. The Reds did a smart thing. Rather than spend well over $100 million on a pitcher with elbow concerns who turns 30 next year, they exchanged him for three pitchers who should contribute for a 10th of the cost. Show More Summary

There's no way 50 million people read this dumb Washington NFL story

Washington's NFL team is known for its controversial nickname and love of fuzzy math. That continued with a hilarious claim that 58 MILLION PEOPLE clicked on a random story on their website about Jon Gruden teaching local high school coaches. [Washington's NFL team] broke down the report by individual events. Show More Summary

Matthew Dellavedova agrees to 1-year deal with Cavaliers, per report

He'll become an unrestricted free agent next season. Matthew Dellavedova is returning to Cleveland. The 24-year-old restricted free agent has accepted the Cavaliers' qualifying offer of one year and $1.2 million, according to ESPN'sShow More Summary

UConn Huskies' new stadium name shortens to 'PAWS ARF'

PAWS ARF. UConn has sold naming rights for Rentschler Field at Pratt & Whitney, and the new full name of the stadium will be Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field. Acronym of UConn Huskies' new stadium name: Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field is PAWS ARF h/t Johnny Mac — Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) July 27, 2015 PAWS ARF. Show More Summary

Nick Saban would only cheat on his wife with 'Hillary F---ing Rodham Clinton'

Lots of life lessons in the new Nick Saban biography. — Ben Cohen (@bzcohen) July 27, 2015 Always follow Nick Saban's life lessons... or don't. Whatever you want to do. At least I can FINALLY finish that Nick Saban/ Hillary Clinton fanfic I've been working on for the last few years. Show More Summary

NWSL Week 15 in review: Movement

Seattle moves into first with a win over Portland, Sky Blue beats Boston to get out of the basement, Houston takes another one from Western NY, and Washington and Chicago play to a draw. Finally, some movement. After weeks of Chicago doing just enough to stay in first, a draw this week against the Spirit made room for a new team atop the table. Show More Summary

NASCAR Indianapolis 2015 recap: Defiant Kyle Busch proving detractors wrong

Whether coming back from injury, winning or making NASCAR’s playoffs, Kyle Busch is showing nothing can stop him. Effusing the kind of confidence that only comes with a transcendent run that's seen him become the first driver in eight...Show More Summary

NFL, Tom Brady in settlement talks after all, according to report

Brady is unlikely to accept any settlement that would include a suspension, according to a FOX Sports report. Last week there came a report that a settlement offer from Tom Brady was met with "silence" from the NFL, but that has apparently changed. Show More Summary

How Junior Galette went from a $41 million Saints contract to the scrap heap

A talented (and expensive) former team captain leaves New Orleans on terrible terms. What happened, and what's next? Not often is a pass rusher in his prime released after back-to-back productive seasons. Even more rare is the release...Show More Summary

Mexico manager Miguel Herrera allegedly attacks reporter in airport

This looks bad for Herrera. After winning the Gold Cup, you would think things would be good for Mexico manager Miguel Herrera, right? After all, his team just thrashed Jamaica and earned a playoff spot for a chance to see if they get to go to the Confederations Cup. Show More Summary

UCLA football has one question. Will the Bruins like the answer?

If the Bruins' quarterback can at least play steady, reliable ball, their top-10 projections could come to fruition. Confused? Check out the advanced-stats glossary here. 1. Depth vs. star power When this year's Football Outsiders Almanac comes out, you'll find a predictable set of teams atop the F/+ projections. Show More Summary

I'm a black wrestling fan. Hulk Hogan's racism is devastating.

What happens when your childhood hero reveals his ugly side? It keeps coming back to one thing – this isn't fair. That frustration is rooted in youthful naivety and idealism but Hulk Hogan should be better than this. He's the Hulkster. Show More Summary

Wenyen Gabriel wasn't a D1 recruit a year ago. Now he has offers from Kentucky and Kansas

The fastest rising prospect in the country capped his incredible summer with a huge weekend in Las Vegas. Grassroots basketball can be a flawed and beautiful thing, often at the same time. The breakneck pace of play and perceived emphasis...Show More Summary

Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant among injured stars planning on attending Team USA camp

Jerry Colangelo said the Aug. 11-13 event in Vegas is mandatory for any player who wants to be a member of Team USA. Despite still recovering from injuries, Carmelo Anthony, Chandler Parsons, Kevin Durant, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving...Show More Summary

Hulk Hogan tricked into retweeting photos of soccer stars he thinks are supporters

And Drake! The Internet being the Internet, folks have responded to Hulk Hogan's dismissal from the WWE because of a racist rant by tweeting at the former wrestler to show their support. Hogan retweeted most of those messages so, the...Show More Summary

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