ESPN Announces Stephen A. Smith’s Rantland

Our sources here at Crooked Scoreboard are rarely of any use. We don’t break much news or report on many rumors in the sports world. Until today. In response to ex-Grantland boss Bill Simmons’ new multimedia venture The Ringer (probably unrelated to the potentially problematic, but ultimately Special Olympics-approved Johnny Knoxville vehicle), ESPN, as it did

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Local Mother’s Christmas Shopping Curses NFL Players

To bargain hunter Caryn Amante, buying NFL jerseys in the offseason seemed like a good idea. But the Massachusetts mother’s four children have banned her from sporting-goods stores this year, after she gave them Tom Brady, Julian Edelman, Rob Gronkowski, and Dont’a Hightower jerseys for Christmas in 2014. Receiver Julian Edelman is out with a foot injury.

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