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The day was April 15, 1997 and, apparently, all Hell was about to break loose. “We have snipers all around the stadium, just in case something were to happen” were the words Secret Service told AJ Mass during a 1997 game at Shea Stadium. Did they really think Mr.
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HOVG Podcast Minisode: Killing Mr. Met
Last night Ryan Johansen came back to Nationwide Arena for the first time since his trade to the Nashville Predators. The trade brought Seth Jones to the Blue Jackets and it marked a trade that helped out both teams. After the game, Johansen was asked by the media about the lack of video “thank you” from the team.
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Ryan Johansen deserved a tribute video from the Blue Jackets
Following the news that Rising Pune Supergiants bought Ben Stokes for £1.7m in the IPL auction today the question is why wouldn’t they? Stokes became the most expensive ever non Indian player in IPL history, but he has a knack of doing something very special at the right time.
Stokes hits the big money
FINAL RECAP WITH HIGHLIGHTS: Four Warriors Play Together, Anthony Davis Wins MVP, West (29-37) Defeats East (37-29), 192-182
SMOOTHIE KING CENTER, NEW ORLEANS, LA — This is a continuation of the halftime recap of the 66th NBA All-Star Game. The West held a 97-92 lead at halftime. Q3: Four Warriors, Russ Gets Hot Stephen Curry yelled on a defensive rebound then fed Kevin Durant , who found Anthony Davis for a reverse slam, to start the second half.
Going into tonight’s game, some were worried the Jackets would already be in vacation mode with their five-day bye week starting tomorrow. But, for the most part, those watching were pleasantly surprised. The Jackets held pace with the Predators for most of the game, bested them in shots (57.76% score and venue adujsted Corsi for at even strength), clawed back from a 3-1 deficit to tie the game, and had landmark nights from two of their highly touted youth…we’ll get to that…but ultimately, it was the mistakes, the turnovers, the bad line changes that cost the Jackets.
The Aftermath Game #58: Predators @ Blue Jackets
Manager Terry Francona had a difficult decision when tasked with making out his lineup for Game 3 of the 2016 World Series in Chicago. For all of the season prior to that point, Francona had a choice of whether to DH Carlos Santana or Mike Napoli and the other player would man first base, but in the National League park, the DH wasn’t permitted, so who would be the odd man out? Francona, with some obvious trepidation, decided to give Santana a shot in left field for only his second appearance there in his career (he once played four innings in left field in 2012). This would let Napoli be the first baseman and the way to get both power hitters in to the lineup against Kyle Hendricks
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The Reasoning Behind Carlos Santana, Left Fielder
It’s commonplace that after someone dies, we learn some of their biggest secrets. Occasionally, they are good things that no one knew existed, but, mostly, they’re skeletons the deceased might have wished had been left in the closet. Fortunately, this one definitely falls into the “good” category
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Tigers Owner Paid Rosa Parks’ Rent for Years
CURITIBA, BRAZIL – MAY 13: Cris Cyborg Justino of Brazil weighs in during the UFC 198 weigh-in at Arena da Baixada stadium on May 13, 2016 in Curitiba, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images) The UFC’s newly-created women’s featherweight division just got a whole lot more interesting. The greatest female fighter of all-time, Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino, has been cleared by the USADA of a potential anti-doping violation
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Cris Cyborg Cleared To Fight Again
With a month until Selection Sunday, there are still a number of teams in contention for the 68 spots in the NCAA Tournament. The major conference teams will dominate most of the At-Large bids that are awarded in the NCAA Tournament, but there are some small conference teams to keep an eye on and some close conference races. Earlier this week I detailed the races in the Major Conferences
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Mid-Major Conference Rundown