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May 23

May 23, 2016 Today in Sports History

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1876 – Boston’s Joe Borden pitched the first no-hitter in the history of the National League. 1922 – Gene Tunney was defeated by Harry Greb. It was Tunney’s only professional boxing defeat. 1926 – Hack Wilson became the first player to hit a home run off the Wrigley Field scoreboard. 1948 – Joe DiMaggio hit …

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May 16

This was the worst possible weekend for the Diamondbacks

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When someone asks a Diamondbacks fan how their weekend was at work or school tomorrow, they’ll probably say “good.” But the truth is, they’re dying on the inside. Heading into this*weekend’s series against the Giants, the Diamondbacks were only one game out of first place– with a golden chance to move into sole possession […] …

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May 16

Will this Dallas Cowboys receiver have a breakout season?

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Is this Dallas Cowboys wide receiver primed for a breakout season in 2016? The Dallas Cowboys are in the middle of their off-season training program and a new year is just around the corner. It’s about the time of year where we start to look forward to who might improve from last year and surprise …

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May 13

10 Friday Questions 5/13

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1. Are you superstitious? 2. How many of the Friday the 13th movies have you seen? 3. What is your favorite movie theater snack? 4. Who is gonna win the NBA Championship? 5. What was the last thing that you fixed? 6. Who in the movie business seems the most down to earth? 7. Shark …

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May 06

10 Friday Questions 5/6

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1. Who is your all time favorite baseball player? 2. Are you an introvert or extrovert? 3. Your favorite spot in your home/apt? 4. A song that you remember from your childhood? 5. Last thing you watched on TV? 6. What popular notion do you think the world has most wrong? 7. What is the …

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May 03

Ready to Move on from ‘Deflategate’ Says Goodell

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With their quarterback preparing to serve a four-game suspension, a lot of fans might be wondering how the New England Patriots will fare in the NFL power rankings. Despite all the hullaballoo that has been furling around this particular issue, Roger Goodell, the NFL Commissioner, believes that it is about time the league put the …

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Apr 28

Jaguars select Jalen Ramsey at No. 5

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The Jaguars have selected Florida State defensive back Jalen Ramsey with the No. 5 overall pick. It was fairly obvious the Jaguars wanted a defensive player, and they’re probably pleasantly surprised that Ramsey slipped to No. 5. He’s regarded as one of the draft’s best athletes and can play both cornerback and safety.   http://www.nfl.com/draft/2016/tracker#dt-tabs:dt-by-round

Apr 28

Rams make Jared Goff the first L.A. draft pick in 22 years

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Football is back in Los Angeles. And the football team that has returned to L.A. holds the first pick in the draft. That team has now used the first pick in the draft. As expected (#asexpected), the Rams have made Cal quarterback the No. 1 overall selection.   http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2016/04/28/rams-make-jared-goff-the-first-l-a-draft-pick-in-22-years/

Apr 27

Report: NFL won’t reopen settlement talks with Tom Brady

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If Tom Brady wants to have his suspension shortened or vacated, he’ll need to appeal the court’s decision to reinstate the four-game ban. The NFL “does not see any need to reopen any settlement talks with Tom Brady and the (NFL Players’ Association),” a league source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Wednesday. Schefter reported the …

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Apr 27

Former Browns coach Mike Pettine shares biggest regrets

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With less that two days remaining until the 2016 NFL Draft, ESPN Cleveland analyst Tony Grossi penned a well-reported story on former Browns head coach Mike Pettine and the weekend that would ultimately torpedo his career in Cleveland: the 2014 NFL Draft that saw then GM Ray Farmer select cornerback Justin Gilbert and quarterback Johnny …

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