Best Of The SB Nation Network: July 12, 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!


-- With the Portland Timbers on a head coaching search, Stumptown Footy offers up 10 possible candidates.

-- The Daily Wiz takes a closer look at Sporting Kansas City's ability to generate tons of shots.

Combat Sports

-- Bloody Elbow's Tim Burke breaks down the winners & losers of last night's UFC on Fuel TV.


-- If Dwight Howard wants to rehab his image, he should try and go to his hometown Hawks.

-- If Team USA doesn't want DeMarcus Cousins, then his fans don't want the USA.

-- The Suns changed worldview in the post-Nash era.


-- The Cowboys laid out draft and free agency strategies early, but how closely did they follow through? Blogging The Boys reports.

-- Dawgs By Nature on the Browns shiny new toy, supplemental draft pick Josh Gordon.

-- Canal Street Chronicles with the latest on the Drew Brees contract talks.

-- Behind The Steel Curtain examines the Steelers new offense under coordinator Todd Haley.

College Sports

-- Maize N Brew has a thorough and objective breakdown of Sparty's chances in 2012.

-- Shakin The Southland offers the five stories to follow headed into Clemson Fall camp. Did Robert Nkemdiche pick those too?

-- Tomahawk Nation wonders if cornerback Greg Reid may have more than one strike with FSU's new disciplinary guidelines.

-- Wide Right & Natty Lite offers Pauls Rhoads' rejected ESPY speech. We..are ... so ... PROUD ... of ... THEM!


-- Alex Semin still doesn't have a contract, and it's probably because he asked for eighteen quarts of lime-flavored Gatorade in his private dressing room, among many other things.

-- Dan Ellis wants a job. So does fake Dan Ellis.

-- Japers' Rink on how the Caps can get the most of Wojtek Wolski.

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