Best Of The SB Nation Network: April 5, 2012

We have 320 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!

Combat Sports

- John Nash of Headkick Legend chronicles the Brazilian origins of MMA.

- Gal's Guide to MMA reports on possibly the most tasteless and offensive video in UFC history.


- The latest Sixers loss confirms their mediocrity.

- A whole lot of in-depth stats work on the 2012 Pistons.

- Using Synergy, piecing together how the Jazz have implemented their top-10 offense.


- Best player available versus drafting for need. Blogging The Boys presents its own formula.

- Canal Street Chronicles offers its take on the Gregg Williams audio tape.

- The Phinsider is concerned about the Dolphins drafting Ryan Tannehill, and they tell you why.

- Bucs Nation says no way to the Bucs drafting Justin Blackmon.

College Sports

- Along the Olentangy evaluates Jared Sullinger's legacy at The Ohio State University.

- Black Shoes Diaries gives Nittany Lion fans something to look forward to in 2012: a revamped Penn State defense.

- In the wake of KU's 5-1 March Madness run, Rock Chalk Talk discusses the essence of Kansas identity.

- Rock M Nation breaks down Missouri's DTs in 2012. Remember the name Sheldon Richardson.

- Bring on The Cats and Kansas State have officially entered the Bruce Weber era.

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