Best Of The SB Nation Network: August 13, 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!


-- The oft-criticized Hans Backe gets a little bit of love from Once a Metro.

Combat Sports

-- Bloody Elbow and MMA Mania compile their UFC 150 coverage.


-- Drew Gooden has always been a 'zero', not a positive or a negative. It explains his career.

-- The Sixers have a young core now that they've acquired Andrew Bynum. Internal development is the new key.

-- Are the Lakers the new favorites in the West?


-- The Dolphins wide receiver position becomes cloudy with the release of Chad Johnson, The Phinsider investigates.

-- Nnamdi Asomugha & Nate Allen collide at training camp causing injury, Bleeding Green Nation with the details.

-- Stampede Blue likes what they saw from the Colts draft picks including Andrew Luck.

-- Mile High Report takes a shot at projecting the Broncos 53-man roster.


-- Western College Hockey Blog looks at how the Windsor Spitfires got caught cheating.

-- It's Shark Week, so Fear The Fin looks at the most important goals in Sharks history.

-- If the 2012-13 NHL season is cancelled, Pension Plan Puppets wonders where the Leafs will draft.

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