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Samer Kalaf

Managing editor of Defector.

Let’s Remember Some Senators

Senators Week

What Has Guy Boucher Been Up To Since His Players Joked In A Car About How Much The Senators Sucked?

Senators Week
Guy Boucher, head coach of Ottawa Senators during the 2017 SAP NHL Global Series match between Ottawa Senators and Colorado Avalanche at Ericsson Globe on November 10, 2017 in Stockholm.

ESPN’s Marvel-Themed NBA Game Was The Sweatiest, Most Painfully Shoehorned Crossover Event By Any Sports Media Company This Week

Senators Week

Due To Popular Demand, Here Is Your Monday Night Jets-Sens Open Thread

Defector Up All Night
Nick Paul #13 of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his first period goal during an NHL game against the Winnipeg Jets at Canadian Tire Centre on April 14, 2021 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Royals Win On Crotch-Assisted Walk-Off Pickoff

Jared Walsh of the Angels takes a baseball to the crotch during a game.

Today’s Marlins-Mets Game Lasted A Whopping Seven Minutes

Marcus Stroman of the Mets stands on the mound while it rains.

Miles Bridges Dunks Clint Capela Into Another Realm

Miles Bridges unleashes a big-time dunk over Clint Capela

Joe Musgrove Threw His No-Hitter With The Urgency Of A Man Who Really Had To Piss

Joe Musgrove #44 of the San Diego Padres after pitching a no-hitter against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Field on April 09, 2021 in Arlington, Texas.

Cleveland Reliever James Karinchak Has Some Neat Thoughts About Vaccines And Nazis

Pitcher James Karinchak #99 of the Cleveland Indians reacts after striking out Andrew Benintendi #16 of the Kansas City Royals to end the top of the ninth inning of the home opener at Progressive Field on April 05, 2021 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Nathan MacKinnon Got Ejected For Bonking A Guy With His Own Helmet

Nathan MacKinnon tosses Conor Garland's helmet back at his chest.

This Is One Powerful Post From The Mariners’ Director Of Player Development


Tom Izzo Manhandles His Own Player Then Chokes Away Lead, Presented By Some Mortgage Company

College Basketball
Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo argues with his player Gabe Brown at halftime of Thursday's game against UCLA.

What’s The Least Flavorful Food Item That Would Nonetheless Instantly Vaporize Prince Philip?

This Is So Stupid
Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh leaves King Edward VII's Hospital in central London on March 16, 2021.

Knicks Choose The Best Possible Time To Praise Andrew Cuomo’s Decision-Making

Defector Up All Night
Governor Andrew Cuomo cuts a ribbon with New York Knicks owner James Dolan.

Second Dead Horse Sat On

Horse Racing
Jockey Rob James in an interview.

Please Distract The Football Reporters So They Stop Defending Unpaid Internships

Media Meltdowns
NFL Network reporter Jane Slater

Barstool Sports CEO: Has Anyone Heard About This Sexist Thing My Site Does Every Day?


Tiger Woods In Surgery For Leg Injuries After Single-Car Crash [Update]

Scene of single-vehicle rollover involving golfer Tiger Woods.

Jerry Jones Finally Has Something Go His Way

Team owner Jerry Jones of the Dallas Cowboys talks with the media during a press conference at the Ford Center at The Star on January 08, 2020 in Frisco, Texas.

The Arizona Coyotes Really Aren’t Helping Their Case

Detail of the Arizona Coyotes logo during the NHL game against the Vegas Golden Knights at Gila River Arena on January 22, 2021 in Glendale, Arizona.
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