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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 23

No Guts, No Glory: Tyronn Lue regrets not calling more plays for LeBron James in Game

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On Saturday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers suffered their first loss of the postseason on the road against the Toronto Raptors. One thing that stuck out in Game 3 was the amount of shot forward LeBron James took. With point guard Kyrie Irving and forward Kevin Love both struggling, many thought that James should have taken …

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May 23

VenomStrikes.com: Pick up Chris Herrmann in your fantasy league

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Who would have thought two months ago*that Chris Herrmann would even make the Diamondbacks? Never mind become their hottest hitter. Just under two months into the season, Herrmann has done just that. He’s batting .290/.342/.609 with five home runs and 19 RBI in 24 games this season, including 13 RBI in his last ten starts. …

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May 23

The Sports Bank.net: Believeland Review: Solid 30 for 30, but too much ESPNism

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The ESPN Films 30 for 30 series is like eating pizza or having sex- it’s very difficult to get it wrong. Most of the time, the experience is very enjoyable. That said*“Believeland,” the latest 30 for 30 entry, is a very solid entertaining viewing experience, and I’d rather watch Believeland again than just about anything …

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May 16

The Sports Bank.net: 2016 NBA Mock Draft-First Round (5/16/16)

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The 2016 NBA Draft Lottery takes place Tuesday evening so the draft order will be official then. *Here is a look at The Sports Bank’s 2016 NBA Mock Draft. 1. Philadelphia-Ben Simmons, F, LSU, 6-10, Fr. The Aussie is an extremely versatile offensive weapon who ultimately plays a point forward type role. There aren’t many …

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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 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

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