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Curry Passes Wilt for Most Points in Warriors History

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Stephen Curry scored 53 points to pass Wilt Chamberlain for the most in Warriors franchise history as Golden State beat the Denver Nuggets 116-107 on Monday night. Draymond Green had 18 points, seven rebounds, and......

BookTrib’s BookBites: Hollywood, Cybersecurity, History and Classical Greek – Entertainment

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(NewsUSA) “Hollywood Heartbreaker” by Alexa Aston Meet the men of Hollywood and the women they fall for in internationally bestselling romance author Alexa Aston’s new contemporary romance series, Hollywood Name Game — five romances sprinkled with humor and a few laced with a bit of suspense — but all guaranteeing......

18-Year-Old Makes Bowling History by Converting 7–10 Split

Sports Illustrated
http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTgwMjY2NTgzMzI1NjgwNzYy/anthony-neuer-bowling.jpg Dan Gartland The Ginger Assassin did something nobody had in 30 years Professional bowler Anthony Neuer did something on Sunday that was last accomplished long before he was born. In the seventh frame of his U.S. Open semifinal match against Jakob Butturff, the 18-year-old Neuer picked up a spare......

Black Protesters Have Been Rallying Against Confederate Statues for Generations

Smithsonian
Four days after George Floyd was killed by a policeman in Minneapolis, protesters in Richmond, Virginia, responded to his death by targeting the city’s Confederate statues. All along the city’s famed Monument Avenue, the large hulking bronze and stone memorials to Confederate icons Jefferson Davis, Stonewall Jackson and the grand......

101 biggest NFL draft busts in history: Which gaffes stand out the most?

USA Today
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY The NFL’s 101st season was inarguably one of its weirdest, the COVID-19 pandemic emptying the league’s stadiums in 2020, wreaking havoc with the schedule and sending the draft into a virtual environment, among other aftereffects. The NFL......

Matsuyama’s Masters Lead Presents Two Paths to History

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Stephanie Apstein The final pairing at the Masters will tee off at 2:40 p.m. on Sunday, which gives Hideki Matsuyama about 19 hours to think about his four-stroke lead. Maybe he can spend some of that time watching Justin Thomas......

Blackmore makes history with Grand National win

ESPN
Rachael Blackmore made Grand National history by becoming the first female jockey to win the race as she steered Minella Times across the finishing line at Aintee on Saturday. The Irishwoman, who became the first female leading jockey at the Cheltenham Festival last month, timed her finish to perfection as......

Feds charge three in biggest-ever bank customer data theft

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Feds charge three in biggest-ever bank customer data theft – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Three hackers have been federally charged for a string of cyberattacks against JPMorgan and other financial institutions, in what’s being called the largest U.S.......

Joe Musgrove Throws First No-Hitter in Padres History

New York Times
Benjamin Hoffman In their 8,206th game as a franchise, the San Diego Padres finally joined the no-hitter club, as Joe Musgrove, a right-handed starter acquired during the off-season, thoroughly dominated the Texas Rangers in a 3-0 win on Friday. Musgrove, 28, was masterful, throwing 112 pitches (77 for strikes) and......

Peru braces for ‘most fragmented election in history’ as pandemic grips

Reuters
LIMA (Reuters) – Peru will vote for a new president on Sunday in a wide-open election framed by a deadly surge in coronavirus cases, and under the long shadow of a constitutional crisis last year that saw the Andean nation go through three leaders in a week. FILE PHOTO: People......

The Day Soviet Aircraft Attacked American Pilots

Smithsonian
In the bright sunshine high above the Korean peninsula, the silver-skin of 39 B-29 Superfortresses gleamed as they flew in formation. Their mission that day on April 12, 1951, was to destroy a bridge on the Chinese border and disrupt the flow of munitions and men pouring into North Korea.......

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