The Friday Lineup is here to soak up all of your outrage over Ryan Braun escaping the clutches of MLB, it's time to get it all out, people. There can be no PED rage carrying into the weekend and ruining it for everyone else.
Must Reads Of The Day
Jeff Passan makes the Braun situation impossibly clear in the midst of a mess that is immeasurably hazy and chaotic. Yahoo! Sports >>
Not happy with the verdict by the arbitrators in Braun's case? Convinced he was guilty and got away with it? Sorry, can't help you, says Danny Knobler. CBS Sports >>
Cincinnati could have crumbled following an early season brawl with Xavier. Instead, the Bearcats have flourished and their coach has evolved. Yahoo! Sports >>
Check out the signature shoes that many of the NBA's best players will be wearing during all-star weekend in Orlando. The Score >>
Speaking of sneakers, one crowd in Orlando wanted a Nike release so badly last night that riots broke out and the police attempted to corral the insanity. Orlando Sentinel >>
The bizarre inner workings of Hollywood and managers: how a feature on the remarkable Gary Oldman got shelved over what appears to be a bunch of nonsense. GQ >>
Really awesome piece by Molly Knight on how the Dodgers' Stan Conte is doing everything he can to assess future injury risk, and how the science behind it is the future of athletic training. ESPN >>
Tim Grierson and Will Leitch assess the field for the Best Picture Oscar, and Leitch wraps up the series to day with his take on 'Midnight In Paris.' Deadspin >>
Lane Kiffin has a reputation as a great recruiter already, but it was his wife that helped seal the deal on Tee Martin joining the USC staff. Los Angeles Times >>
Is a pre-draft combine something that might interest you? At least now you can see how crazy the results of the combine can affect the general consensus. SB Nation >>
1) "Prediction: A large number of people will get to watch Ryan Braun pee this season." Ty Duffy, The Big Lead
2) "Manny just asked if I was the video coordinator...our relationship can only go up from here." Brett Anderson, A's Pitcher
3) "Of course Manny found God. God is probably trying to figure out how to block his calls right now." Craig Calcaterra, NBC
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