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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.
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
This might be the most important road trip the Phillies have taken since they traveled to St. Louis during the 2011 NLDS. Having started the season 11-9 and rolling into the trek on a six-game winning streak, the squad will battle two expected World Series contenders, the Los Angeles Dodgers and the reigning champion Chicago Cubs
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. Hoiberg's right: It's tough to defend stars when they discontinue their dribble
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