James Dator

  • joined Jun 25, 2009
  • last login Jul 31, 2014
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James Dator is a manager for Cat Scratch Reader, SB Nation's Carolina Panthers blog. His work can also be found as part of SB Nation's NFL news desk, in addition to game day coverage.

He resides in Greensboro, NC

@james_dator on Twitter

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User Blog

Steve Spurrier 'jerked a bunch of them off'

Here's today's lesson on why syntax is important.

This is Nick Saban wearing a Luigi hat

Who said you couldn't convince Alabama's coach to dress up like Luigi? Wait ... what?!

The LSU tiger got a MEAT CAKE for his birthday

Birthdays and tigers and meat cakes, oh my!

Improving Charles Tillman's dorm room experience

Peanut's dorm room is pretty bad, but most of that is his own doing. Let's help the Pro Bowler spruce it up a bit.

Piggie Smalls, a pig that eats Cap'n Crunch

I love it when you call me Big Porker.

Keith Olbermann take on Ray Rice is perfect

This discussion of the NFL, suspension policies and the treatment of women is absolutely perfect.

Please let Cristiano Ronaldo and Lil Wayne team up

Lil Wayne might become Cristiano Ronaldo's agent in the USA, which would be so fantastic.

Aussie rules player gets KO'd following punch

Richmond and West Coast are playing in the AFL and one player will need to answer to the league after knocking out his opponent.

Panthers sign Fernando Velasco


More offensive line depth is on the way for the Panthers.

Disabled chihuahua uses toy parts to wheel around

You're our favorite, little guy.

Reggie Wayne drove an Indy car to training camp

This is certainly one way to get around town.

Cristiano Ronaldo was on Japanese TV, it was weird

Maybe it was just culture shock, but Cristiano Ronaldo looked like he hated every second of this awkward TV interview in Japan.

Dwayne Johnson talks about his '90s throwback photo

Dwayne Johnson was a great sport and told Jimmy Fallon what was in that fanny pack!

Mario is ironing shirtless, listening to Biggie

This is the most incomprehensibly wonderful video you'll see all day.

Brett Favre is in a field, covered in oil

Life after football for Brett has been about farming, relaxing and getting covered in motor oil.

Casey McGehee's nickname is a joke about boobies

The Marlins use a boob joke as a nickname ... regularly. How the heck did everyone miss it before now?

Here's Cam Newton in comic book form


Gatorade is allowing us to live the dream of seeing the Panthers QB in animated form.


Manziel, Browns coach talk about rolling up bills

Johnny Manziel made a buzz when he was drafted, now he's talking to his head coach about his off-field choices.

Marshawn Lynch uses velvet ropes to protect Lambo

Pop quiz: You need to park your Lamborghini on the street. How do you protect it? With velvet ropes, of course!

The Phillies like to play bocce during rain delays

You're a professional baseball player, you've got some time to kill -- might as well play bocce!

Newbee win The International 2014


The Chinese team didn't fall into the traps of Chinese Dota to take home The International on the back of amazingly aggressive play.

Newbee defeats ViCi Gaming, wins The International


An all Chinese final was brutally quick as Newbee quickly dispatched ViCi Gaming.

Newbee rolls over ViCi Gaming in Game 3


Newbee are one game away from winning The International following an easy Game 3 win.

Newbee level series with Game 2 win


The cobwebs are off and Newbee showed they were ready to play in Game 2.

ViCi Gaming wins Game 1 of The International Final


Stellar hero selection and fantastic farm proved to be the difference in the first game of the best of five series.

Watch NFL rookies react to their Madden ratings

The NFL rookies thought a little higher of themselves than EA Sports did, and their reactions are priceless.

How to watch The International Dota 2 Finals


Months of hard work and preparation have led up to an all-Chinese final between Newbee and ViCi Gaming.

Sunday results from The International


The Dota 2 Championships roll on and it will be an all-Chinese final on Monday.

Hisashi Iwakuma is just a video game character

We believe everything Google tells us, so Hisashi Iwakuma must only exist in video games.

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