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Share this: Photo via Greg M. Cooper/USA TODAY Sports Kobe Bryant no longer is playing in the NBA, but in Brad Stevens’ eyes, the Los Angeles Lakers legend still is the enemy. Well, not really. In his latest segment for “Detail” on ESPN, Bryant broke down film of Boston Celtics rookie Jayson Tatum. While receiving …

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Photo via Tommy Gilligan/USA TODAY Sports Images The 143rd running of the Preakness Stakes was foggy and muddy, but one racehorse is one step closer to winning the Triple Crown. Kentucky Derby winner Justify beat out Good Magic and Bravazo at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, M.D. to secure his fifth win in as many …

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Photo via Amber Searls/USA TODAY Sports Justify will compete for horse racing’s triple crown at the Belmont Stakes in two weeks after winning Saturday’s Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. Justify was the favorite coming into the Preakness after a dominant victory at the Kentucky Derby two weeks ago. Good Magic kept up …

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Share this: Not only is Alex Cora the manager of the Boston Red Sox, he also might be somewhat of a batting practice guru. Speaking with the media prior to Friday’s game against the Baltimore Orioles, Cora explained his tendency to throw batting practice to his players. He also joked that he believes it was …

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Share this: After a down season in 2017, Rick Porcello is off to a great start in the 2018 campaign. Through nine starts, the right-hander owns a 5-1 record with a 3.28 ERA. Prior to Porcello’s start against the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday at Fenway Park, Red Sox pitching coach Dana LeVangie caught up with …

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Photo via Kim Klement/USA TODAY Sports Playing on home ice has proved to be no advantage at all in the Eastern Conference final. After the Washington Capitals picked up two wins in Tampa Bay to open the best-of-seven series, the Lightning responded with two victories of their own in the nation’s capital. With the series …

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Share this: Odell Beckham Jr. may have found what he will do with his life after football. The New York Giants star wide receiver took batting practice with the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday before their game at Angel Stadium and showed he can do more than just make plays on the football field. Beckham …

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Photo via Cary Edmondson/USA TODAY Sports Images The Boston Celtics will take a commanding 3-0 lead over the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference finals if they win Saturday night’s Game 3 at Quicken Loans Arena. The C’s won the first two games in Boston by double digits, even surviving a 42-point triple-double by Cavs …

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Share this: Photo via Greg M. Cooper/USA TODAY Sports LeBron James firmly stated that he “wouldn’t lose sleep” over the Cleveland Cavaliers’ loss to the Boston Celtics in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals, but the star forward just might have been trying to put on a brave face. Ahead of Saturday’s Game 3 …

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Share this: Photo via Brian Fluharty/USA TODAY Sports The Boston Red Sox will look to rebound from Friday’s loss to the Baltimore Orioles in the penultimate matchup of the four-game set Saturday night at Fenway Park. Boston will give the ball to Rick Porcello, who will try to get back in the win column after …

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