Best Of The SB Nation Network: May 3, 2012

We have 320 fantastic sports blogs in SB Nation, so in case you didn't have a chance to read them all we've collected the best stuff right here. Get sports smart in no time fast!


-- Why the Grizzlies' Chris Wallace should be executive of the year.

-- Jonas Valanciunas is coming, so who's going from the Raptors frontcourt next year?

-- The Kings have a lot of small forwards, but they still need a better one.


-- Baltimore Beatdown digests the shocking news that Terrell Suggs has torn his Achilles tendon.

-- Canal Street Chronicles has an ingenious plan for Sean Payton to still call plays for the Saints in 2012.

-- Windy City Gridiron has five things the draft taught us about the Chicago Bears.

-- Cat Scratch Reader wonders about the return of Jon Beason after tearing his Achilles last year.


-- The top-paid Edmonton Oiler this year? Not obvious, writes The Copper & Blue.

-- Is there a best way to construct an NHL team. Canes Country examines.

-- The top-10 GIFs from the Capitals playoffs so far via Japers' Rink.

College Sports

-- Land-Grant Holy Land reveals the inner workings of the Top 6, four-team playoff and how it would have played out since 1998.

-- Shakin The Southland ponders how these changes will affect Clemson.

-- Barking Carnival offers that the Big 12 may have a new commissioner in Stanford AD Bob Bowlsby.

-- Fighting Irish, fightin' cops! - according to One Foot Down. Pepper spray never makes a very good fourthmeal.

-- The Syracuse Orangemen have released their post-spring depth chart.


-- Athletics Nation checks in on some former A's to see how they're doing this season.

-- Camden Chat fondly recalls ten of the greatest instances of facial hair in Baltimore Orioles history.

-- Amazin' Avenue evaluates the performance of Mets hitters over the past week. Pitchers, too!

-- Baseball Nation's Rob Neyer asks the question on everyone's mind: Should Heath Bell continue closing games for the Marlins?

Combat Sports

-- MMA Mania's Brian Hemminger speaks to Danny Castillo before his UFC on Fox 3 undercard bout.

-- MMA Mania's Sergio Hernandez looks back at one of the big wins that got Jim Miller to the verge of a UFC title shot.

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