Former Braves catcher Biff Pocoroba dies at 66

Former Braves catcher Biff Pocoroba dies at 66

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Former Atlanta Braves catcher Biff Pocoroba, an All-Star selection in 1978, has died at the age of 66, the team announced Wednesday. No cause of death has been announced. Pocoroba joined the Braves in 1975 and played all 10 of his major league seasons with the team, hitting 21 home runs with 172 RBIs and a .257 batting average in his career.nike cheap nfl jerseys His best season came in 1977, when he batted .290 with eight homers and 44 RBIs in 113 games. He was picked as a reserve for the All-Star Game the following year, getting into the game in the final inning of the NL's 7-3 victory, catching teammate Phil Niekro for the final out. In addition to handling the pitching staff, Pocoroba was successful at nabbing…
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Michael Jordan to Rod Thorn: I won’t play if Isiah Thomas is on Dream Team

Michael Jordan to Rod Thorn: I won’t play if Isiah Thomas is on Dream Team

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Old audio of Michael Jordan has surfaced in which he says he told NBA executive Rod Thorn, who was part of the USA Basketball selection committee, that he wouldn't play on the Dream Team in 1992 if Detroit Pistons star point guard Isiah Thomas was also selected to the team. "Rod Thorn called me, and I said, 'Rod, I won't play if Isiah Thomas is on the team,'" Jordan is heard telling reporter Jack McCallum in a 2011 interview, which was aired on his podcast "The Dream Team Tapes." "[Thorn] assured me," Jordan is heard saying in the old interview. "He said, 'You know what? Chuck doesn't want Isiah. So, Isiah is not going to be part of the team.'" "The Last Dance," ESPN's documentary on Jordan and the 1990s…
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Cleveland Cavaliers’ Andre Drummond leaves $1,000 tip at restaurant

Cleveland Cavaliers’ Andre Drummond leaves $1,000 tip at restaurant

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Cleveland Cavaliers big man Andre Drummond left a big tip for a waitress at a Florida restaurant on Sunday. Kassandra Diaz, a server at Che Restaurant in Delray Beach, said she didn't know who the customer was until she saw that he had left a $1,000 tip on a $164 check.nike nfl jerseys cheap paypal "When I was given the checkbook, I went to put in the tip & information to close the table and I couldn't believe it," Diaz wrote alongside a picture of the receipt she posted on Instagram. "From a $160 check, the tip read $1,000. I was shaking and had tears of happiness after what he left me." Drummond, who is making more than $27 million this season, replied, "Thank you for being amazing!" and also…
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Sources: Jets signing QB Joe Flacco to one-year deal

Sources: Jets signing QB Joe Flacco to one-year deal

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The New York Jets filled their need for an experienced backup quarterback, agreeing to terms with former Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco on a one-year contract, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Flacco, who was released by the Denver Broncos in March after one season, will receive $1.5 million in base pay, plus the chance to make another $3 million with incentives. The question with Flacco, 35, is his health. The former longtime Baltimore Ravens starter underwent neck surgery in early April to repair a herniated disk and won't be cleared for contact until late August or early September, a source said. He likely will participate in training camp on a limited basis, meaning no contact.cheap nike nfl jersey The Jets had been exploring the backup quarterback market for several weeks.…
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Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes touches on perseverance in speech to Texas Tech graduates

Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes touches on perseverance in speech to Texas Tech graduates

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Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes advised graduating Texas Tech students to "go out and win your Super Bowl'' at the university's virtual commencement ceremony Saturday.buy nike nfl jerseys cheap "I know this isn't the graduation ceremony that you and your families had envisioned, but that doesn't change the outcome or all the hard work, long hours and sacrifices that you made to achieve this milestone,'' Mahomes said in his remarks, which lasted less than two minutes. "I know this is sure not how you imagined spending your last days as a student. "But the world is in a different place today than it was just a few weeks ago. And as Red Raiders, we're built to persevere in difficult times. We've all had to take a moment and learn to adjust…
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Vikings, Saints set for Christmas in NFL’s first Friday game since ’09

Vikings, Saints set for Christmas in NFL’s first Friday game since ’09

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The 2020 schedule will include a rare quirk when the New Orleans Saints host the Minnesota Vikings on Christmas Day. It will be the first Friday game since the San Diego Chargers beat the Tennessee Titans on Christmas night in 2009. And it will be just the 11th NFL game played on a Friday since the 1970 merger.nike nfl jerseys cheap china "There was some Christmas magic involved here," NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said. "Another Saint, St. Nick, put in the request for that game as an extra present." The matchup itself should have some significant NFC playoff implications. This will be the fifth meeting between the Saints and Vikings in the past four years, including playoff wins by Minnesota in both the 2017 and 2019 seasons. New Orleans will…
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Why Jets’ Sam Darnold must be catalyst for revamped offense

Why Jets’ Sam Darnold must be catalyst for revamped offense

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In 2018, Sam Darnold was the wide-eyed rookie who teased with occasional Aaron Rodgers moments. A year ago, he overcame mononucleosis and the New England "ghosts" to finish the season on the rise. What's next for Darnold, the New York Jets' great green hope? It's simple: In Year 3, he must be the player who galvanizes the offense -- a daunting challenge for someone who will celebrate his 23rd birthday next month.nfl jerseys cheap nike Without a normal offseason, with no chance to build chemistry with his receivers and establish trust with his offensive line, it's on Darnold to bring the pieces together. He gets the responsibility because he's the quarterback, because he's one of the few players with experience in Adam Gase's system and because he's The Franchise. Players…
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Kobe Bryant memorabilia offered for auction includes game-worn sneakers, title ring

Kobe Bryant memorabilia offered for auction includes game-worn sneakers, title ring

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Three months after the tragic death of Kobe Bryant, nearly 100 items of Bryant memorabilia -- including game-worn sneakers from the NBA Finals and a championship ring originally belonging to his mother, Pam Bryant -- are being auctioned off. "We believe it is the largest collection ever in one place of Kobe Bryant memorabilia," Ken Goldin of Goldin Auctions told ESPN on Thursday. The online auction, which ends May 16, features 86 items including sneakers, warm-ups, jerseys and a 14-karat gold ring with eight diamonds engraved with Bryant's name to represent Team USA's 8-0 record in the 2012 Olympics en route to the gold medal. "There's something for everyone," Goldin said. "We expect the price points in here to go from as low as $500 to potentially over $100,000."official nfl…
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Arkansas sophomore Isaiah Joe declares for NBA draft

Arkansas sophomore Isaiah Joe declares for NBA draft

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Arkansas guard Isaiah Joe has declared himself eligible for the NBA draft, but he has not hired an agent. Arkansas coach Eric Musselman made the announcement in a media session on Monday.nike nfl jerseys for cheap By choosing not to hire an agent, Joe could return to school next season. Joe, a 6-foot-5 sophomore, averaged 16.9 points and 4.1 rebounds per game this past season and led the SEC in 3-point field goals. He missed five games after having surgery on his right knee, and the Razorbacks lost all of them. He scored 21 points in his return, a win over Missouri.cheap nike nfl jersey As a freshman, Joe averaged 13.9 points and 2.8 rebounds. He is the 61st-ranked prospect in ESPN's draft prospect rankings. Last month, Arkansas guard Mason…
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Ex-Patriot Rosevelt Colvin still talking trash about ’05 loss to Colts

Ex-Patriot Rosevelt Colvin still talking trash about ’05 loss to Colts

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Former New England Patriots linebacker Rosevelt Colvin had a playful message for his son, Myles, a few days ago. "Make sure you get your homework done, because Monday night, there's a big game coming on," he told him with a touch of humor. "You might see someone you know on TV." ESPN. Monday Night Football. Colts 40, Patriots 21. The game played on Nov. 7, 2005, wasn't exactly a pleasant memory for Colvin and the Patriots, who were coming off back-to-back Super Bowl championships. But he plans to watch it nonetheless.cheap nfl jerseys nike "Of course I am!" Colvin said last week from his Indianapolis-area home. "Myles was 2 months old at the time. I retired when he was 3 years old. He never even really saw me play. It…
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