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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.
Your Morning Dump… Where having AB in the playoffs is so much better than not having AB in the playoffs
Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. The Bulls as a team are shooting just 38.6 percent (17 of 44) against Bradley through five postseason games
The San Antonio Spurs eliminated the Memphis Grizzlies from the 2017 NBA Playoffs Thursday, with a 103-96 win in Game 6. The Spurs won the series 4-2, and in this latest Project Spurs Vidcast, the Spurs’ playmakers and their offense and defense are analyzed.
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Game 6 Vidcast: Spurs Eliminate Grizzlies
TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY courtesy of National Pastime 1960 – At a night game against Cleveland, the White Sox unveil the ‘Monster’, their new exploding scoreboard at the Comiskey Park. The $300,000 brainchild of Chicago owner Bill Veeck will produce fireworks and accompanying sound effects whenever a home run is hit by a hometown player. 1961 – Five days past his 40th birthday, Warren Spahn becomes the second oldest pitcher, only behind Cy Young’s performance at the age of 41 years and three months, to throw a no-hitter
There’s no clear-cut pick as far as who the best quarterback in the 2017 NFL Draft is. It really depends on scheme fit, and also what each team’s scouting department sees in that player. Opinions can change quickly, and if we remember, Deshaun Watson was deemed the best overall prospect by far after Clemson defeated Alabama in the national championship game.
TODAY IN BASEBALL courtesy of National Pastime 1959 – Sadaharu Oh hits the first round-tripper of his world record 868 home runs. The Japanese first baseman will play his entire 22-year career with the Yomiuri Giants of the Central League in Nippon Professional Baseball. 1962 – Catcher Harry Chiti is traded to the Mets from the Indians for a player to be named later
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TODAY IN BASEBALL: April 26
Things didn’t look good in the 3rd quarter last night. The Bulls had suddenly figured out a way to frustrate the Celtics again.
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Playbook: Celtics broke the game open because they got high