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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.
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
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
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 .
ARLINGTON, TX – APRIL 25: Ervin Santana #54 of the Minnesota Twins throws against the Texas Rangers in the sixth inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on April 25, 2017 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) The Moment: It seemed like the Twins were never going to capitalize on Andrew Cashner’s inability to get anywhere close to the strike zone. He worked 4 innings and walked 6 batters, but had a knack for getting out of the tough spots, somehow.
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