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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
Emotions run high in the NBA playoffs, and it’s not just the players and coaches getting all riled up. Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander, seen here yelling at a referee during last night’s game, was fined $100,000 by the NBA for confronting a referee during live game action, the league announced Wednesday .
TODAY IN BASEBALL courtesy of National Pastime 1959 – Sadaharu Oh hits the first round-tripper of his world record 868 home runs. The Japanese first baseman will play his entire 22-year career with the Yomiuri Giants of the Central League in Nippon Professional Baseball. 1962 – Catcher Harry Chiti is traded to the Mets from the Indians for a player to be named later
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TODAY IN BASEBALL: April 26
On Thursday, Pittsburgh and Washington will meet for their tenth series all-time in the Stanley Cup playoffs with the Pens gunning for a ninth series victory. Today is the anniversary of a classic Penguins – Capitals postseason game. The fourth game of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal started on the night of April 24, 1996, with the Caps leading the Pens two games to one
Ca$h me ou$$ide: End-of-game playoff fines & suspensions