Best Of The SB Nation Network: June 16, 2010

We have nearly 250 fantastic sports blogs in SB Nation, so in case you didn't have a chance to read them all today we've collected the best stuff right here. Get sports smart in no time fast!


- During his tenure in St. Louis, GM Walt Jocketty made a lot of big deadline deals. Now that Jocketty's Reds are finally playing well, Red Reporter looks back at those Cardinals trades.

- The American League has bunch of good starting pitchers, but Twinkie Town makes the case for Francisco Liriano starting the All-Star game.

- It looks like the Royals will get the All-Star Game in 2012. That's awesome, right? Eh, Royals Review is slightly less than stoked.

- The Diamondbacks could very well be in fire sale mode. Beyond The Boxscore looks at some D-Backs who could be dealt.


- Chris Clark from Silver Screen and Roll reports live from Staples Center after Game 6 of the NBA Finals with praise for Lakers fans.

- Peninsula is Mightier breaks down free agent options for shore up the Heat's anemic perimeter offense.

- Fear the Sword with the post-mortem on the Tom Izzo rejection of the Cavs.

- Ridiculous Upside kicks off SB Nation's network-wide mock NBA Draft.


- St. Louis Game Time sat down with David Rundblad, their 2009 first round pick, for an interview.

- Cam Neely might be the Bruins new president, but that doesn't mean he's totally in charge. Stanley Cup of Chowder takes a peek.

- What if Alexander Mogilny never left the USSR? Die By The Blade asks the question.


- Cat Scratch Reader remembers the career of Mushin Muhammad now that he's retired.

- Canal Street Chronicles wonders what Jamaal Brown's been smoking after asking for a release.

- Salary vs. performance: Do teams get what they pay for?

- Sam Bradford took some reps with the Rams first unit at OTAs.

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