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LAS VEGAS, NV – JULY 9: Jose Aldo knees Frankie Edgar during the UFC 200 event at T-Mobile Arena on July 9, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images) There is constant debate about the “official” UFC fighter rankings, which are based on voting from a panel of journalists.
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UFC Performance Based Fighter Rankings: Pound For Pound: Apr 24, 2017
Though the San Antonio Spurs lost Thursday in Game 3 against the Memphis Grizzlies, there were two unique play calls San Antonio made to get two quality looks for Kawhi Leonard (18 points) and Patty Mills (11 points). The first play that will be analyzed was a high-low possession the Spurs used to get Leonard an alley-oop layup in the first quarter, and then a give-and-go possession the Spurs used to get Mills an open 3-point look in the third quarter. Motion Strong: 4-3 High-Low This play was diagrammed out of the Spurs’ use of Motion Strong, which is one of their ways to get Leonard in the low block through the use of ball and player movement with different actions
CHICAGO, IL – APRIL 08: Byron Buxton #25 of the Minnesota Twins is unable to catch a ball hit for a n RBI triple by Avisail Garcia #26 of the Chicago White Sox (front) during the second inning at Guaranteed Rate Field on April 8, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images) It’s been no secret. Byron Buxton has not been good at the plate so far this season
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If you demote Buxton, how do you replace what you lose?
The San Antonio Spurs opened their 2017 Playoff run with a 111-82 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies Saturday. In the Vidcast, the game is broken down by the Spurs’ top performers, their X-Factor, and how they fared on the offensive and defensive end of the floor.
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Game 1 Vidcast: Spurs 111, Grizzlies 82
Entering tonight’s Game 1 of the San Antonio Spurs’ first round playoff series against the Memphis Grizzlies, I wanted to get a deeper look at the team the Spurs were facing. What better way than to talk to someone who covers the team on a daily basis, so I turned to Sharon Brown once again from All Heart in Hoop City to help me break down the series by answering a few of my questions and giving me her prediction. Make sure to also read Sharon’s series preview roundtable to see my answers to her questions.
The Phillies won five games against the Nationals last year. If they sweep the Nationals this week, they’ll have that many wins against the Nats in April alone. OK, no one expects a sweep in Washington, but let’s be honest
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Series Preview: Phillies look to keep up strong work against the Nationals in DC
OMG Hurry up and get here already! The Playoffs are around the corner and that corner is just around the corner. Ryan is joined by ProjectSpurs.com writers Paul Garcia and Ben Bornstein. It’s the one and only Spurscast – The original San Antonio Spurs Podcast.
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Spurscast Ep. 442: The Playoff Preview