Buzzer Beaters: National Signing Day’s Top Recruits, the Most Hated Athletes and More
Today’s top sports news: a Big Ten rivalry game ends in controversy, the best Super Bowls of all time, and which athletes do people hate most?
Wednesday was National Signing Day for high school football stars. Here’s a list of 10 players who will make an immediate impact next year at their schools of choice. [GuySpeed]
Third-ranked Michigan took down Big Ten rival Ohio State, 76-74. The final seconds had some controversy, with many (particularly Buckeye fans) thinking that Aaron Craft was clearly fouled, though nothing was called. [Plain Dealer]
To get under the salary cap, the New York Giants cut their starting running back of the last three years, Ahmad Bradshaw, also a two-time Super Bowl champ with the team. Starting defensive lineman Chris Canty was also cut. [N.Y. Daily News]
Unsurprisingly, Lance Armstrong topped the list of most disliked athletes, followed by fellow controversy magnet Manti Te’o. [Forbes]
What was the best Super Bowl of all time? Well, that probably depends on what team you root for. But here’s a great list of the most watchable Super Bowls, ranked from 1-47. [Deadspin]