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Twitter Web App : Lisa Byington has been named the TV play-by-play announcer for the Milwaukee Bucks

She is the first female full-time TV play-by-play announcer for a major men’s professional sports team.

Twitter Web App : When the mayor of Galveston proclaimed Mike Evans Day in March, a proud son returned home.

'To hear 'I’m trying to be the next Mikey Evans,' that’s a dream come true.'

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Twitter Web App : The Raiders have filed a complaint with the NFL regarding dirty hits on receiver Hunter Renfrow on Monday night against the Ravens, according to Vic Tafur

The Raiders compiled a video of several hits after the play and away from the ball.

TweetDeck : USA gymnasts and survivors of Larry Nassar's abuse testified at a Senate hearing Wednesday.

Simone Biles said that while she blames Nassar, she also blames 'an entire system that enabled and perpetrated his abuse.'

More: bit.ly/3CiOYMH

TweetDeck : Odell Beckham Jr. still isn't ready to play in 2021.

He will miss Cleveland's Week 2 matchup against the Texans, the Browns have announced.

Twitter Web App : NFL ratings 📈📈📈

Week 1 of the NFL season drew an average of 17.4 million viewers, a 7 percent increase over last season. The viewership for the slate of 16 games was the second-highest Week 1 average over the last five seasons.

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Twitter Web App : Ryan Braun's legacy is complicated. There will always be question marks, but he was a generational performer.

Will Sammon asks the question — Should the Brewers retire his No. 8? theathletic.com/2826110/2021/0…

TweetDeck : Few draw penalties the way Connor McDavid does, but he infamously couldn’t draw a penalty in the playoffs as the Oilers were swept by the Jets.

Now, the two-time Hart Trophy winner is asking for consistency from NHL referees.

✍️ Daniel Nugent-Bowman
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TweetDeck : While the NBA was paused, Chauncey Billups’ home became a six-week coaching camp conducted by Ty Lue.

Behind all the laughs and jokes, something more significant was happening.

Billups was beginning to love, and understand, coaching.

✍️ Jason Quick
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Twitter Web App : Remember everyone was poking fun at the Cardinals trade deadline moves for J.A. Happ & Jon Lester? Who's laughing now?

Ken Rosenthal explains how St. Louis went from 7.5 back in the wild-card race to a playoff team thanks to the help of Happ & Lester ⤵️ theathletic.com/2827466/2021/0…

Twitter Web App : The reigning World Series champs are heading back to the playoffs.

The Dodgers (93-53) become the second team this season to clinch a 2021 postseason berth.