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The NBA’s Eastern Conference might have a major shakeup soon. The Toronto Raptors have been a major staple of the conference for years thanks to stars such as Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan, a team capable of at least giving the Cleveland Cavaliers a run for their money over a seven-game series. But the overarching theme around the Raptors isn’t hard to see—their stars are terrible in the playoffs.
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Raptors Round 1 exit could mean huge changes
Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster’s urine sample at the NFL combine came back diluted, which, by NFL rules, means it is treated like a specimen that has tested positive for a banned substance, according to NFL.com . Foster says that a case of food poisoning is to blame for the diluted test. To get better before the combine, Foster was on IV fluids and claims he “drank and ate as much as I could without throwing up.” “I couldn’t eat much, but I had to drink water and Gatorade,” he said. “Then a few coaches said something about me being too light… so I drank and ate as much as I could without throwing up.
Paul George was asked about Myles Turner’s play after Game 2 Monday and he told reporters : “We just need [Myles] to challenge Tristan [Thompson]…” The Indiana Pacers center has been fairly quiet in the first two games of the series against the Cleveland Cavaliers, but he evidently took George’s message to heart. In the second quarter of Game 3 on Thursday, Turner got his own rebound after missing a shot, then proceeded to put the Cavaliers center on a poster with a vicious slam that got the crowd at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on its feet.
Few NBA analysts predicted the Bulls to go into TD Garden and dominate the No. 1-seeded Celtics in their house, but it happened. And now, suddenly all the pressure in the world is on the team that some picked to unseat the Cavs as the Eastern Conference champions, who finds itself in a must-win game Friday night.
Apparently old habits die hard. The St.
File that under “headlines you never thought you’d read in 2017”. Along with a lot of the other headlines from world events you’ve seen this year, now you can add “Jay Bruce Saves The Day”.
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Jay Bruce Saves The Day, But Not From Ray Ramirez
TODAY IN BASEBALL courtesy of National Pastime 1912 – After two days of rain, the first major league game is finally played at Fenway Park. The inaugural game is memorable with the Red Sox staging an eleven-inning walk-off victory over the New York Highlanders (Yankees), 7-6. 1973 – Four months after his death, Roberto Clemente, in a special election, is inducted into the Hall of Fame.
TODAY IN BASEBALL: April 20
FINAL RECAP WITH HIGHLIGHTS: JaVale Sparks Again As Warriors (2-0) Take Game 2 Over Portland Trail Blazers Game 2, 110-81
ORACLE ARENA, OAKLAND, CA — This is a continuation of the halftime recap of the Portland Trail Blazers at the Golden State Warriors , Game 2 of the opening round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs. Q3: JaVale Sparks Again Stephen Curry opened the second half with a triple and Zaza Pachulia added a bucket, both assisted by Draymond Green . Moe Harkless then threw a bad pass into the hands of Curry, and Steph scored on the run-out with a Statue-Of-Liberty show-ball on the layup: Blazers head coach Terry Stotts called timeout as the Warriors pushed their lead to 62-46
Columbus was eventually going to win a playoff game in regulation. The joke is over — and it sucks because they’re a franchise that deserves to be laughed at, but there’s no doubt they’ll give us something else soon enough.
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R1G4 RECAP: Live to die another day
If you were scrolling through Twitter last night or this morning, amid the dozens of tweets about WWE Raw that appeared, despite you following zero wrestling accounts, there were multiple options for you to watch Grizzlies’ head coach David Fizdale outwardly express his internal screaming over the free throw disparity in Monday night’s loss to the Spurs. Fizdale did not care for the fact that the officials awarded San Antonio 17 more free throws than Memphis, even though the Grizzlies attempted 17 more shots in the lane than the Spurs did. Grizzlies coach David Fizdale goes off on the refs after the Game 2 loss: 'Take that for data!' pic.twitter.com/kBaGytjyyW — Sports Illustrated (@SInow) April 18, 2017 The only regrettable action here is that after Fizdale yelled, “Take that for data” and slammed his hand on the table, he did not pull out his checkbook and narrate himself writing a check for the impending fine
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Let’s Add “Take That For Data” To History’s Greatest Speeches