Q: How can I be less dumber? A: Point the mouse at these sports blogs, and read slower

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Anyone who can remember all the statistical information that an avid sports fan can definitely qualifies as smart, writes Kelly Kilpatrick at OnlineUniversities.com, a site that tries to help students find accredited online universities. She suggests reading these sports blogs and exercise your brain (note: This blog is not included at on her list of “The 100 Blogs That Will Make You Smarter” linked here:

The Wages of Wins Journal: (http://dberri.wordpress.com/)
A companion piece to their book The Wages of Wins, these three professors of economics examine the economics of sports.

SportsBiz: (http://thesportsbizblog.blogspot.com/)
The Business of Sports Illuminated. Economics and sports meet in this blog that takes a look at how the two work together.

I’m Writing Sports: (http://www.imwritingsports.com/)
Written by a journalism student and aspiring sports writer, this blog features sports at both the professional and college level.

The Quad: (http://thequad.blogs.nytimes.com/)
Learn all about college sports in this blog from the New York Times.

Bleacher Report: (http://bleacherreport.com/)
Not only can you read this blog, but members can also participate in the editing process to ensure the best quality sports news articles.

Sports, Media & Society: (http://sportsmediasociety.blogspot.com/)
Take a look at how media and society approach women in sports with this blog written by a sports journalist and professor.

Women’s Sports Blog: (http://ftlouie.typepad.com/womensports/college_hoops/index.html)
This blog with a focus on women’s sports includes news and information about women’s sports, including basketball, soccer, field hockey, and more.

View from North America: (http://viewfromnorthamerica.blogspot.com/)
This blog covers North American sports with a heavy emphasis on college football.

Mechelle Voepel: (http://voepel.wordpress.com/)
This ESPN writer covers women’s sports among other things in this well-written personal blog.

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