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TROLL CALL

Aug. 24, 2015
Aug. 24, 2015

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Aug. 24, 2015

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JOHN URSCHEL
BRIAN CASHMAN
  • Since being promoted at 30, the Yankees' GM has thrived for nearly two decades in the cauldron of the Bronx. Whether or not he earns a fifth ring this fall, he's already one of the most iconic—and most fearless—figures in franchise history

  • BY SHUNNING BIG TRADES THAT WOULD COST TOP PROSPECTS, CASHMAN HOPES TO GET BACK TO WHERE HE STARTED

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After a banner week in sports trolling—poking at the weaknesses and foibles of others—it makes sense to take a step back and review the highlights. Or are they lowlights?

Brady Sketch: When a courtroom artist failed to capture Tom Brady's chiseled beauty, the Internet exploded in a stream of memes placing Ugly Tom in new contexts.

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Nick Kyrgios: During a tense match with No. 5 Stan Wawrinka, Kyrgios took the time to point out that Wawrinka's girlfriend had reportedly been untrue with another player.

Baylor: The Bears claimed coincidence, but their team picture featured the players wearing numbers 61 and 58 lined up next to each other, re-creating the score of the team's win over archrival TCU last year.

Rex Ryan: The former Jets coach signed linebacker IK Enemkpali one day after New York cut him for breaking the jaw of starting quarterback Geno Smith.

The Lions: During their game against the Jets on Aug. 13 they piled on, following the announcement that Smith wouldn't play by blasting the song "Can't Feel My Face."

Brandon Coleman: The Saints' second-year receiver signed autographs for fans who confused him with teammate and fellow wideout Marques Colston.

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SIGN OF THE APOCALYPSE

Parma, the former Serie-A Italian soccer club relegated to the fourth tier, is in such poor financial shape that it's selling off trophies of past championships.

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