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MLBits: Mets Wild 9th Inning Comeback, the Reds Are Historically Bad, Correa's Injury, More

MLBits: Mets Wild 9th Inning Comeback, the Reds Are Historically Bad, Correa’s Injury, More

The Cubs-Dodgers game has been banged due to weather (boo), but there’s plenty of other baseball stuff to discuss (hooray!). Mets Wild Comeback in Philly According to FanGraphs, the Mets had a 0.2 percent chance of beating the Phillies heading into the top of the ninth inning on Thursday night. The Phillies led the Mets …

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Hollinger: Here's how Chris Paul is dominating the NBA playoffs

Hollinger: Here’s how Chris Paul is dominating the NBA playoffs

Who has been the best player in the NBA playoffs so far? You could make several defensible choices. Jayson Tatum was awesome in the first round, hounding Kevin Durant into 38.6 percent shooting while leading the Celtics to a first-round sweep. His second-round opponent, Giannis Antetokounmpo, has been a destructive two-way force, zipping passes when …

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One big thing to love about each of the Packers' 11 draft picks in 2022

One big thing to love about each of the Packers’ 11 draft picks in 2022

The Green Bay Packers added 11 new players to the roster during the 2022 NFL draft. General manager Brian Gutekunst used this year’s draft to select an athletic linebacker and defensive lineman in the first round, plus three offensive linemen, three wide receivers, an edge rusher, a hybrid linebacker/safety and a massive nose tackle. There …

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Mavericks' moment of truth: After Chris Paul's Suns picked on Luka Doncic, what can Dallas do in Game 3?

Mavericks’ moment of truth: After Chris Paul’s Suns picked on Luka Doncic, what can Dallas do in Game 3?

In a way, the Dallas Mavericks’ latest loss was something new. During the second half on Wednesday, Chris Paul and the Phoenix Suns pushed a foundational element of modern basketball to an extreme. It was sort of like when Stephen Curry burned down Madison Square Garden from beyond the arc for 54 points, but, instead …

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ESPN analyst argues Eagles were wrong to trade up to No. 13

ESPN analyst argues Eagles were wrong to trade up to No. 13

Let’s get to the Philadelphia Eagles links … NFL draft 2022: Ranking the best in-draft trades and why the Eagles should not have traded up to No. 13 – ESPNT-1. Houston Texans-Philadelphia Eagles. The trade: Eagles receive pick No. 13; Texans receive picks Nos. 15, 124, 162, 166. Value winner: Texans (acquired 7.2 chart points, …

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What Canelo Alvarez and Dmitry Bivol need to do to win, plus best bets

What Canelo Alvarez and Dmitry Bivol need to do to win, plus best bets

Super middleweight undisputed champion Canelo Alvarez moves up in weight to challenge light heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol for his WBA world title on Saturday at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas (DAZN PPV, 9 p.m. ET). This will be Alvarez’s second fight at 175 pounds. In November 2019, Alvarez defeated Sergey Kovalev by 11th-round TKO …

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10 bold NFL predictions for 2022 season: Russell Wilson wins MVP, Aaron Rodgers calls it a career and more

10 bold NFL predictions for 2022 season: Russell Wilson wins MVP, Aaron Rodgers calls it a career and more

Who doesn’t love fearless predictions? Especially in the dog days of May, with the draft now a week ago and real football still months away? The prime free agents are already signed. We’ve seen more blockbuster deals than anyone could have anticipated. Rosters are well taking shape. We can start to think we know things …

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Bleacher Report Believes Steelers' Kenny Pickett Drafted By 'The Wrong Team' - Steelers Depot

Bleacher Report Believes Steelers’ Kenny Pickett Drafted By ‘The Wrong Team’ – Steelers Depot

Despite being drafted by the team that was literally right next door throughout his five seasons at the University of Pittsburgh as its starting quarterback, Bleacher Report’s Gary Davenport incredulously believes that new Pittsburgh Steelers’ starting quarterback Kenny Pickett was drafted by the wrong team in the 2022 NFL Draft. Pickett, of course, came off …

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