• NASCAR drivers mourn death of Nicky Hayden
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    NASCAR drivers mourn death of Nicky Hayden

    On Monday morning, 2006 MotoGP champion and American World Superbike Championship rider Nicky Hayden died from injuries sustained in a bicycle accident last week. He was 35. Nicknamed the “Kentucky Kid,” Hayden was struck by a car while riding a bicycle

  • 10. Chicago Cubs (22–20, plus-16, LT: 8)
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    10. Chicago Cubs (22–20, plus-16, LT: 8)

    On Friday, I wrote about the impact that slugging rookie Ian Happ could have on the Cubs offense. The Cubs offense has been scuffling this season, with four players (Ben Zobrist, Addison Russell, Kyle Schwarber, and Willson Contreras) performing far below career norms, 2017 expectations, or both. Manager Joe Maddon loves to use players at multiple positions, with Zobrist being the prototype.

  • Enes Kanter: Turkish government sent police, army after me in Indonesia
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    Ball Don't Lie

    Enes Kanter: Turkish government sent police, army after me in Indonesia

    Two days after Turkish authorities "canceled" his passport, Enes Kanter was back in the U.S., speaking about the ordeal that left him "country-less."