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The Boston Celtics dropped their first two games of the Eastern Conference series with the Chicago Bulls, but rebounded to win four straight, and they closed out the series at United Center on Friday night. Boston jumped out to an early lead and never looked back. At one point in the third quarter, the team found itself leading 83-54, well on the way to victory
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Isaiah Thomas talks trash about Bulls on court during Game 6 (VIDEO)
The Texans had initially indicated they would be announcing one of their fourth-round picks in the 2017 NFL Draft from space on Saturday, and sure enough, they did. Houston recorded a video from the International Space Station, with retired astronaut Scott Kelly and Texans cheerleaders. In it, it was announced that the Texans would be selecting OT Julie’n Davenport with the 130th overall pick.
Contributor: Nolan Howell A Saturday night at Wembley Stadium in London was packed with 90,000 screaming fans that brought an atmosphere that rivaled any England national football team game. Boxing was the attraction as countryman Anthony Joshua defended his IBF heavyweight title against Ukrainian stalwart and formerly dominant champion Wladimir Klitschko. Klitschko, 41, aimed to answer questions about his age and reclaim the stronghold he had on the division after one of the worst performances of his career against Tyson Fury 17 months ago.
Heading into the season, much was made about Albert Pujols chasing down immortality as he looks to become just the fourth player in history with 3000 hits and 600 home runs. But, quietly, the Los Angeles Angels slugger set a record Friday night. With a three-run home run in the eighth, the Dominican-born Pujols passed Rafael Palmeiro for the most RBI (1838) in Major League history by a player born outside the United States
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Albert Pujols Reaches RBI Milestone
You have to wonder what Chicago sports fans were thinking regarding how they treated recently-drafted quarterback Mitchell Trubisky on Friday night. The Bears traded up to draft Trubisky — who is a project and will likely sit and watch veteran Mike Glennon — with the second overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft on Thursday.
It was thrill enough to get into a game for the Phillies. Then there was the second batter he faced.
A new mind-set has helped the third baseman to be more productive at the plate.
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Phillies’ Maikel Franco starting to see spring work pay off
An Allentown firm analyzed all 30 MLB teams to determine the creditworthiness of each one.
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Phillies, Pirates rate among slowest to pay suppliers
They are hesitant to do long-term deals with older hurlers. But Arrieta, Darvish, Cueto, and Tanaka could be available.