Best Of The SB Nation Network: July 9, 2012

We have 322 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!


-- Daily Norseman asks some questions in the Adrian Peterson arrest scenario.

-- Bleeding Green Nation reports on another NFL running back getting arrested.

-- Battle Red Blog compares the AFC contenders, and comes away with a favorite for the 2012 season.

-- The best "value" for a quarterback? Silver & Black Pride concoct their own stat to measure it and present a list.


-- Are the Pacers sending Lance Stephenson to summer league knowing he won't do well enough to keep him?

-- Andrew Bynum can show just as much leverage in the Dwight Howard trade situation as Howard himself.

-- The Blazers missed out on Roy Hibbert. Will they concede Nic Batum to the TWolves as well?


-- Should Scott Hartnell get a contract extension?

-- Are the Oilers actually rebuilding? How do you define a rebuild?


-- Purple Row has the latest installment of their Rockies Farm Report, and it's incredible.

-- Baseball Nation reports on Mark Trumbo, stupid power, and the home run derby.

-- Pinstripe Alley says that Andruw Jones is one of the greatest Yankees home run hitters ever. Well, sort of.

-- Federal Baseball has the first-half report card for the NL East-leading Washington Nationals.


-- Hot Time In Old Town attempts to explain the mysterious Castrol Index, which scores players on various actions throughout the game.

Combat Sports

-- MMA Mania and Bloody Elbow have compiled all their UFC 148 coverage from this weekend into two handy link dumps (Link 1, Link 2).

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