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In today's Sprint:
🎾 King of clay
🏈 New champs
Trivia: What NBA team has had the most Hall of Famers on its roster? Yes, Shaq’s brief stint on the Celtics would count.
WATER COOLER TALK
⚽️ Allison became the first goalie to score for Liverpool in the club’s 129-year history. He did it with a 95th-minute header to beat West Brom. More perspective: he’s the first Premier League goalie to ever score off a header.
🎾 Rafa Nadal, the king of clay, defeated Novak Djokovic to claim his 10th Italian Open title. Next up? Roland Garros (May 24th) where Rafa goes for his 14th French Open crown.
⚾ The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, a minor league baseball team, are doing dollar beer nights and serving them in massive Beer Bats. If you’re in the great states of North or South Carolina, it may be worth a visit.
🏀 Steph Curry’s been in his bag all season, securing his second scoring title by putting up 32.0 points per game.
Kobe Bean Bryant was formally inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame. Vanessa Bryant, his wife, and Michael Jordan delivered heartfelt speeches in his honor.
Vanessa: “Thank you for working so tirelessly to provide for us and for giving us the most amazing life together. Thank you for waking up at 4 a.m. to train, for making it home to kiss me good morning and for dropping our girls off at school. Only to go to practice, come home, and pick up our girls from school whenever you could.”