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Friday on the Farm: Aaron Zavala is playing ball in Texas Rangers system, even with 'medical anomaly'

Aaron Zavala said the biggest difference between college baseball and Low A is how much more spin pitchers have on their pitches (Down East Wood Ducks/Matthew Edwards). Subscribe now When the Texas Rangers…

18 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
Jeff Wilson's Texas Rangers Newsletter by Jeff Wilson
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Notebook: Rising star Benn and Matchroom agree on new promotional deal

Welterweight up-and-comer Conor Benn has signed a new multi-fight deal with promoter Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing. The deal, announced on Friday, comes two weeks after Benn scored the biggest win of…

17 Sep 2021 • 6 min read
Fight Freaks Unite by Dan Rafael
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New to View: Sept. 21

Subscribe now The following titles are being released on Tuesday, Sept. 21, unless otherwise noted: Cruella (Blu-ray + DVD + digital) Details: 2021, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment Rated: PG-13,…

17 Sep 2021 • 18 min read
Film Yap by Christopher Lloyd
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Can Fortnite Rescue Humanity from the Attention Economy War?

This article was originally featured on Medium in March of 2019, and Fortnite has lost some of its juice since then, but the underlying premise of solving our culture war problems via directing our fixed…

17 Sep 2021 • 9 min read
Handwaving Freakoutery by Handwaving Freakoutery
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September 17/18, 2021 NCAA Football

Started running the numbers for tomorrow’s NCAA games and realized that Maryland plays tonight and it is a 3-star play, so I figured I would send this portion of the newsletter out now rather than wait…

17 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
SportSense by Jmack
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BRING IT IN: GOATS and "journalism"

Today on BRING IT IN, TrueHoop’s Jarod Hector, David Thorpe, and Henry Abbott discuss the huge alligator patrolling David’s neighborhood, sensational “journalism,” John Wall, and: How did David’s article…

17 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
TrueHoop by TrueHoop Inc.
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Is BI dead?

In early 2000, Salesforce launched its inaugural product at an event called “The End of Software.” When attendees arrived, they were greeted by a mascot—it was more of a no smoking sign with Mickey Mouse…

17 Sep 2021 • 9 min read
benn.substack by Benn Stancil
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City Hall Roll Call: September 17, 2021

Welcome to Thursday’s City Hall Roll Call, powered by The Committee of Seventy. Subscribe to the Committee of Seventy's newsletter for weekly news and insights on local elections, redistricting, and efforts…

17 Sep 2021 • 6 min read
Broad and Market by Lauren Vidas
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Bag of Bell (Vol. 44): When are we going to find out if Michigan is a good football team?

Thanks as always for your questions and your input on what you’d like to see me do in this space. Per usual, if you have any feedback or suggestions, send ‘em my way via e-mail at bagofbell@gmail.com.…

17 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
Scott Bell's newsletter by Scott Bell
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#41 - the labour of believing

Ted Lasso believes in believe. After finishing the first season of the hit sitcom on Apple TV in a week, this much is abundantly clear. Without spoiling the plot (*this is a lie, I do spoil the plot),…

17 Sep 2021 • 8 min read
afternoon dreams by Hima Batavia
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Superman & Lois Season 1 review: The Power of Family

Everyone needs family sometimes. When things get too serious, you need someone to turn to who will keep you safe. The kind of person or people you can count on not to turn your back, no matter what you…

17 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
TV's Moral Philosophy by Andrew Heard
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Weekly Writer Predictions: Cal Football vs. Sac State

Welcome to our weekly predictions post from our writers. You’ll see what they expect the score to be and any wacky or rational predictions they expect to see in each game! Christopher_h Scoreline: Cal…

17 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
Write For California by Write For California LLC
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Caleb Foster's pledge big for 2023

Caleb Foster official visit photo. Caleb Foster’s announcement on Thursday to commit to Duke is a monster get for Jon Scheyer and his staff. Assistant coach Nolan Smith, who ran point on Foster’s recruitment…

17 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
Bull City Hoops by Bull City Hoops
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🧘‍♂️ALERT: Important Altcoin Updates

Dear Meditators It’s a red kind of day today. Here’s hoping our meditations will add some light. Today’s meditations: 📈 Technical Analysis on BTC, ETH, SOL and AVAX ✨ Everything You Need to Know about…

17 Sep 2021 • 5 min read
Market Meditations by Koroush AK Limited
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FC Barcelona's fall from grace

June 6, 2015, FC Barcelona fielded the strongest possible team to face Juventus in the Champions League final comprising of Messi, Suarez, Neymar, possibly one of the most fearsome trio in the modern era…

17 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
Box to Box by Box to Box Newsletter
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Cartoon One Hundred Twenty

We’re in the library of a stately mansion. An elderly husband and wife — he in smoking jacket, she in pearls and tiara — sit in wingback chairs by a roaring fire. He’s reading the Times, she’s reading…

17 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
Cartoons I Can't Draw by Josh Lieb
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The Myth of “Cancel Culture”: How the Phrase Has Been Weaponized to Destroy Debate

You know that disoriented feeling you get when you pass by a favorite store or restaurant that’s been there for years—and it’s gone! Fond memories of the place may rush into your head so quickly you might…

17 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
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The SportsThink Weekly Review #59

Hello and welcome to the fifty-ninth edition of the Weekly Review! I feel like I should apologize in advance: the reads this week are good, but not particularly fun or lighthearted (except for the history…

17 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
The SportsThink Weekly Review by Tolga Ozyurtcu
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