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Miami -1.5 at San Antonio O/U 187.5
Another big move towards the Miami Heat, only this time the betting markets didn’t wait around until game day. Following last night’s Game 4, Pinnacle opened with the Spurs -1.5 for Sunday’s Game 5. For the next 10 minutes, Pinny didn’t take a bet that wasn’t on Miami. By this morning the Heat were favored and now sit -1.5.
All kinds of stories have swirled over the years when it comes to what college football recruiters tell high schoolers.
This one might take the cake.
Virginia defensive end DaShawn Hand, the top-ranked 2014 defensive end that has Michigan listed among his finalists, had quite a response when CBS Sports Bruce Feldman asked him about the craziest thing that has happened to him since being named the No. 1 recruit.
Well, I ain’t gonna say any names, but one coach told me that since I’m the No. 1 player, I’m gonna get to meet Michael Jackson, Hand told Feldman. I said, Isn’t he already dead? The coach goes, Well, all right, you can meet Tito. I was like, all right. OK, I’m done.
It was crazy, but it is what it is.
Korea’s Chella Choi fired a five-under-par 67 on Friday to snatch a one-shot lead over Morgan Pressel and compatriot Jiyai Shin at a rain-delayed LPGA Championship.
Choi, who has never won on the LPGA Tour, posted five birdies in a bogey-free front nine to move into the lead and overcame steady rain over her final seven holes at Locust Hill Country Club in New York state.
Her nearest challengers after 18 holes of the second major championship of the women’s season are Shin and American Pressel.
More than nine inches of rain had fallen on the course in the previous nine days, including around five inches on Thursday alone which delayed the start of the tournament by 24 hours.
There are five Americans and as many Koreans in the top 14, while England’s Laura Davies turned back the clock with a one-under-par 71.
The 49-year-old, who is a two-time winner of this event, is tied-for-seventh along with Scotland’s Catriona Matthew.
Another major tournament is quickly upon us, and over at WashingtonKastles.com, there is a brand new feature highlighting the Kastles’ greatest Grand Slam achievements.
In only their sixth season of Mylan World TeamTennis, the Kastles have featured nine players and a coach who have competed in a Grand Slam final.
In all, past and present Kastles players have won 93 championships in 144 finals at the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and US Open.
Venus Williams and Serena Williams lead the way with 52 combined titles in 66 finals, followed by 15 titles in 24 finals for new Kastle Martina Hingis and 13 titles in 29 finals for Kastles captain Leander Paes .
Washington alum Rennae Stubbs is a six-time Grand Slam doubles champion, while 2010 Kastle and current World No.
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Last night we talked about how Game Two of Indiana/Miami looked so much like Game One. Tonight, we get to do the same thing in the Western Conference finals…as Game Three in Memphis looked very much like Game Two in San Antonio.
*Home Team jumps out to big lead
*Game goes to overtime at 85-all in G2, and 86-all in G3
*Spurs know what to do in overtime
What jumped out to me watching tonight was how Memphis WASN’T Indiana. You just didn’t see the same fire in their eyes…the same sense of urgency, even though the Grizzlies were already playing with their backs to the wall tonight while Indiana was just trying to break serve. Also, I Read more…