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LAS VEGAS, NV – JULY 9: Jose Aldo knees Frankie Edgar during the UFC 200 event at T-Mobile Arena on July 9, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images) There is constant debate about the “official” UFC fighter rankings, which are based on voting from a panel of journalists.
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UFC Performance Based Fighter Rankings: Pound For Pound: Apr 24, 2017
Below is the leaked schedule, per numerous media outlets now. My first thoughts is this is a nightmare schedule early. To start on the road on Monday Night Football, then turn around and have to play the Patriots at home on a short week (when they played Thursday night and will have a lot more time to prepare) – then you have to go on the road twice more before the bye, including once to London
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
This week, Shawn Anderson and Lou Olsen are joined by Pete Rose Jr. The son of baseball’s all-time hit king (and manager of the Wichita Wingnuts) talks to the boys about growing up at Riverfront Stadium, getting his first Major League hit at home in front of his dad, shares his love of WWE and reveals the one skill he wishes he had. (Download The Hall of Very Good Podcast over on iTunes) SHOW NOTES: Pete Rose to be Inducted into Bobblehead Hall of Fame Pete Rose Jr
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The HOVG Podcast: Pete Rose Jr.
On April 8, 1963, a 21-year-old Rose took the field as the everyday second baseman for the Cincinnati Reds. In that game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, the eventual “Hit King” went hitless, but walked and scored the first run of the game.
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Happy Birthday, Hit King
TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY courtesy of National Pastime 1907 – The Giants lose their home opener to the Phillies when some of the Polo Grounds fans, growing tired of the team’s lackadaisical performance, begin throwing snowballs onto the playing field, disrupting the game. After he is hit by a frozen sphere, Bill Klem, the home plate umpire, decides enough is enough and forfeits the game to Philadelphia. 1993 – When Brewer catcher Dave Nilsson catches for Graeme Lloyd, they become the first all-Australian battery in major league history.
HOVG Rewind: April 11, 2017
Mixed martial arts may not have reached its statistical revolution stage like other sports (and perhaps it never will given its primordial nature), but there is still plenty of good data out there. So, following each UFC event, The MMA Manifesto will parse the numbers provided by FightMetric and target which pugilist enjoyed the best statistical night.
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The Statistical Star of UFC 210: Myles Jury
The Huddle welcomes back KD, celebrates the 1 seed and defends Kerr as one of the best coaches ever. Also, the introduction of @poormanscommish as the podcast’s Warriors insider!
This week, Shawn Anderson and Lou Olsen welcome Brian Kenny back to the podcast. The MLB Network host (and HOVG Podcast favorite) talks to the boys about his guest spot on IFC’s “Brockmire”, breaks down 2017 storylines, reveals his pick for the worst baseball movie of all-time and etches in stone, his personal Baseball Mount Rushmore. (Download The Hall of Very Good Podcast over on iTunes) SHOW NOTES: Brian Kenny, Tim Kurkjian and Jonah Kerri Discuss “Brockmire” Seven Milestones to Watch for in 2017 BRIAN’s BASEBALL MOUNT RUSHMORE Henry Chadwick Bill James Stan Musial Branch Rickey BRIAN’S BOOK: Ahead of the Curve: Inside the Baseball Revolution WHERE TO/HOW TO: Brian on Twitter Sports on Earth SPONSOR: This week’s podcast was brought to you by IFC and Out of the Park Baseball
The HOVG Podcast: Brian Kenny
I’ve spent a lot of time studying prospects to come up with my top 100 Saints board. This board is based on need, player talent, and scheme fit. You can save this and keep it for the draft if you’d like, though I’ll likely have some updates next month: Myles Garrett, DE, Texas A&M Jamal Adams, S, LSU Derek Barnett, DE, Tennessee Marshon Lattimore, CB, Ohio State Solomon Thomas, DE, Stanford Leonard Fournette, RB, LSU Malik Hooker, S, Ohio State Taco Charlton, DE, Michigan Reuben Foster, LB, Alabama Deshaun Watson, QB, Clemson Dalvin Cook, RB, Florida State Quincy Wilson, CB, Florida Gareon Conley, CB, Ohio State Haason Reddick, OLB, Temple Christian Mccaffrey, RB, Stanford Mitchell Trubisky, QB, UNC Tre’Davious White, CB, LSU John Ross, WR, Washington Jonathan Allen, DT, Alabama O
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Saints top 100 Draft Board version 1.0