David Ortiz steals the Hall of Fame show and delivers powerful message in Cooperstown | Opinion
In a Hall of Fame ceremony also honoring Tony Oliva, Jim Kaat, Minnie Minoso, Gil Hodges and Buck O’Neil, David Ortiz provided the glorious finale.They spoke proudly of their Cuban and Dominican and even Michigan roots.
Bubba Wallace and Christopher Bell will lead the field to the green flag in Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway (3 p.m. ET, USA Network, NBC Sports App and NBCSports.com).
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Wallace earned his first career Cup pole in Saturday afternoon’s qualifying session with a lap of 190.703 miles per hour in the final round.
Behind Wallace and Bell will be past Cup champions Kyle Busch and Joey Logano in Row 2.
Row 3 includes Austin Cindric and last week’s winner on the road course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Tyler Reddick.
Ezekiel Elliott to remain the 'focal point' of Cowboys' offense?
Owner Jerry Jones doubled down on Dallas’ reliance on Elliott Saturday, saying that he “has to be the focus” of the Cowboys’ run game via NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. The 27-year-old has been a full-time starter since his rookie season, though he logged the lowest snap share of his career (66%) last season. Slowed for the latter stages of the campaign in particular by a knee injury, the former top-five pick still recorded 1,000 rushing yards and 12 total touchdowns. His efficiency (4.2 yards per carry) compared to Pollard (5.
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ACC College Football Championship Futures Betting Breakdown .
Clemson is favored to win the ACC at SI Sportsbook and Miami is poised to challenge in coach Mario Cristobal’s first season. Despite winning 10 games, 2021 marked a down year for Clemson as the program failed to win the ACC championship for the first time since Florida State completed the three-peat in 2014. Oddsmakers expect Dabo Swinney will enjoy a bounce-back campaign and lead the Tigers to a potential 12th consecutive double-digit win season. SI Sportsbook has installed the Tigers as prohibitive -143 favorites in an ACC conference that is more wide open than the betting odds indicate.