Best Of The SB Nation Network: January 4, 2012

We have 317 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!


- Athletics Nation has a few comments on the acquisition of Coco Crisp.

- Let's Go Tribe tries to make an Indians top prospect list.

- Baseball Nation has details on the supposed trade of Carlos Zambrano to the Marlins.

- Amazin' Avenue determines whether Mets fans hatred of Armando Benitez is justified.

College Sports

- The Smoking Musket thinks Brad Nessler needs a bit of help with American geography.

- Shakin The Southland has the tale of the tape for tonight's Orange Bowl.

- Bucky's 5th Quarter looks at questions needing answers for next year's Badger team.

- Team Speed Kills advises people to use statistics for illumination, not support, when comparing Oklahoma State and Alabama.

- And The Valley Shook has put together an LSU / Alabama BCS Championship review session.

Combat Sports

- Matt Roth of Bloody Elbow interviews Strikeforce contender Tyron Woodley.

- Anton Tabuena compiles the best of MMA on Twitter in his weekly "How Taste My Tweet Tweet" feature.

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