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If this is the new Touki Toussaint, the Braves will be just fine – sportstalkatl.com

If this is the new Touki Toussaint, the Braves will be just fine Braves Thursday night’s rubber match featured a battle of youngsters. Touki Toussaint took the mound for the Braves against the highly-touted fireballer, Nate Braves, Featured, Touki Toussaint

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Thursday night’s rubber match featured a battle of youngsters. Touki Toussaint took the mound for the Braves against the highly-touted fireballer, Nate Pearson, for the Blue Jays.
Pearson entered 2020 as the #7 overall prospect in baseball, according to Baseball America, and his 100 MPH fastball was too much for the Nationals to handle in his first major-league start. However, it was Toussaint’s curveball and improved splitter that stole the show on Thursday night.
Toussaint began the game wit…

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WATCH: Rice loses after incredible ‘quadruple doink’ on late field goal costs game against Middle Tennessee – CBS Sports

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A heartbreaking loss as a result of a missed field goal isn’t a new phenomenon in football. For that reason, the Rice football team should perhaps be celebrated for their innovation in creating a new level of misery associated with that form of defeat on Saturday.
All the Owls needed to win their overtime game against Middle Tennessee was one single score. In response to that situation, the team got conservative with their play-calling and set up a tough-but-still-manageable field goal to take home…

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Report: Packers plan to sit Aaron Jones vs. Texans – NBC Sports – NFL

Packers running back Aaron Jones said Friday he was “confident” he could play through a calf strain. The Packers, though, aren’t expected to push Jones. That’s…

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Packers running back Aaron Jones said Friday he was “confident” he could play through a calf strain.
The Packers, though, aren’t expected to push Jones.
That’s the word from Ryan Wood of the Green Bay Press-Gazette who reports that the team’s “plan is for Jones to not play” Sunday against the Texans.
The Packers promoted running back Dexter Williams from the practice squad Saturday as cover in case Jones can’t go. Jones did make the trip with the team to Houston.
Jamaal Williams and AJ Dillon would…

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Khabib Nurmagomedov submits Justin Gaethje at UFC 254, announces retirement – Fox News

Khabib Nurmagomedov sobbed in the middle of the octagon after his UFC 254 lightweight title defense against Justin Gaethje on Saturday.

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Khabib Nurmagomedov sobbed in the middle of the octagon after his UFC 254 lightweight title defense against Justin Gaethje on Saturday.
It was Nurmagomedov’s first fight and the first victory since his father, coach and mentor Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov died in July after from coronavirus following heart surgery in May. The emotional pound-for-pound best fighter in the UFC was reduced to tears after getting Gaethje to submit.
UFC STAR COLBY COVINGTON RIPS INTO LEBRON JAMES, SARCASTICALLY CONGRATULATES…

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