Best Of The SB Nation Network: December 12, 2011

We have 316 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!

Basketball

- A Laker fan farewell to Lamar Odom.

- The Sixers re-signed Tony Battie, as if he wasn't washed up enough last season.

- A tribute to the Brandon Roy Era, which rescued Blazers fans from the JailBlazers.

Football

- Tony Sparano is out in Miami, The Phinsider discusses.

- Todd Haley is out in Kansas City, Arrowhead Pride has wall-to-wall coverage.

- Behind The Steel Curtain debates playoff-seeding vs. getting key guys healthy.

- Catch Tebow-mania over at Mile High Report.

Baseball

- Viva El Birdos doesn't understand why the Cardinals signed Skip Schumaker to a two-year contract.

- Bleed Cubbie Blue thanks Aramis Ramirez, who just signed with the Brewers, for the memories.

- Baseball Nation tries to predict the free agent outcome for Yu Darvish.

-Roto Hardball has the fantasy low-down on what makes Albert Pujols great.

Combat Sports

- New fan's introduction to mixed martial arts: standing striking by T.P. Grant.

- Jon Jones Front Chancery chokes Lyoto Machida unconscious.

- Frank Mir Uses a Kimura to break Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira's arm.

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