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David Tanklefsky
April 21, 2017 - 12:04 pm
Seriously. What’s up with this guy? Craig Kimbrel is the only major league pitcher in the last 100 years to post an ERA below 1.90 with a minimum of 400 career innings pitched. The only guy. He has the highest strike out/nine innings rate in baseball history at a meteoric 14.5. He led his league in...
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David Tanklefsky
April 19, 2017 - 11:46 am
Close to three dozen New England Patriots players will visit the White House today to celebrate their Super Bowl LI victory. The winningest quarterback of all-time will not be one of them. Tom Brady says he will not be joining his teammates in Washington as he attends to "personal family matters,"...
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David Tanklefsky
April 17, 2017 - 12:39 pm
Last year, for the first time ever, two runners from Ethiopia were crowned champions in the men's and women's races at the Boston Marathon. This year, their Kenyan counterparts regained the top spots. Geoffrey Kirui crossed the finish line with a time of two hours, nine minutes and 37 seconds,...
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David Tanklefsky
April 14, 2017 - 9:50 am
In 1931, Red Sox outfielder Earl Webb set a major league record with 67 doubles. That record has stood for 86 years but it's suddenly and swiftly being thrown into doubt by Red Sox newcomer Mashin' Mitch Moreland (I'm trying it out, relax). Moreland has been blasting two-baggers at the pace with...
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