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In today's Sprint:
🤸 Biles makes history
⛳️ Brooks and Bryson beef.
🏈 Wentz balls out.
Trivia:Who, in 1917, threw a “perfect game” but was only credited with a combined no-hitter because he pitched in relief?
WATER COOLER TALK
🏈 Julio Jones said “Nah, I’m outta there” when asked by Shannon Sharpe about his situation with the Falcons. The controversy? In the phone call, Sharpe never tells Julio he’s live on-air…
🏈 Aaron Rodgers praised his teammates, Packers’ coaches, and fans during an interview, but never mentioned the front office. Our take? Aaron was just supporting his friend Kenny Mayne, who aired his last SportsCenter.
🤸 In case you missed it yesterday, Simone Biles completed the double pike on vault. The move is so dangerous other Olympic-level gymnasts are encouraged not to try it.
⛳ Bryson DeChambeau told Brooks Koepka he simply needed to "start his ball on the right line" and he wouldn't struggle to putt in the wind.
Koepka responded with an Oscar-worthy eye-roll. The two don't like each other and aren't bothering to hide it. For our sake, let’s hope they’re paired the next three Majors.
#3 Denver Nuggets 128 vs. #6 Portland Trail Blazers 109
Damian Lillard (42 pts, 10 ast) lived up to the nickname “Logo Lillard” with this shot from next to half-court, but Denver’s MVP-favorite Nikola Jokic (38 pts, 8 reb, 5 ast) could not be stopped.
Series tied 1-1.
#3 Milwaukee Bucks 132 vs. #6 Miami Heat 98
A 46-20 first quarter put the game out of reach early, earning the Bucks a 2-0 series lead.
New York Islanders 3 vs. Pittsburgh Penguins 2 - 2OT
The Islanders took a critical 3-2 series lead thanks to Pittsburgh goalie Tristan Jarry’s errant pass which led to the game-winning goal.
Florida Panthers 4 vs. Tampa Bay Lightning 1
The Panthers refuse to go away and now trail in the series 3-2, thanks to their rookie goalie who saved 36 shots.
(25-20) Cleveland Indians 6 vs. (18-29) Detroit Tigers 5
With two outs in the bottom of the ninth and the potential game-winning runs on second and third, Detroit’s Eric Haase hit a sinker into right field, but Jordan Luplow’s diving catch saved the day and the win for the Tribe.
(5-1) New York Liberty 88 vs. (1-2) Dallas Wings 81
The Liberty clamped down on defense in the second half, holding Dallas to only one third-quarter field goal before the 3:53 mark.
Stat:Vlad Guerrero Jr. is hitting .335/.445/.665 with 15 HR, and is probably the AL MVP candidate you haven’t been hearing enough about.
Quote:“Vintage or not I am extremely blessed and skilled.”
- Derrick Rose on being labeled vintage during his resurgent season with the Knicks.
Highlight:Carson Wentz looks happy on the Colts, even taking Mo Allie-Cox, a former VCU basketball player, to the finals in a game of knockout at OTAs.
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