Sports Break: Would you watch a documentary series about a 4-12 team? Amazon hopes so.

It looked like a Mike D’Antoni team might finally beat the Spurs. Then, it didn’t.; Can Giannis Antetokounmpo, and the Milwaukee Bucks, take another step forward?; ‘A devastating tragedy’: Wife of ESPN’s Chris Berman killed in two-car crash in Connecticut; Would you watch a documentary series about a 4-12 team? Amazon hopes so.; Fiancee of Aaron Hernandez thought the call telling her of his suicide was ‘a hoax’; Vladimir Putin would rather play hockey than talk about James B. Comey firing; LSU Coach Ed Orgeron drinks an ungodly number of energy drinks per day; Cal-Berkeley rugby player left paralyzed after accident in national championship game; Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin continues to throw excellent shade, this time at Patriots and Antonio Brown; Officiating is so important that the NFL now has three people overseeing it; A Sports Emmy for the late Craig Sager draws applause from TNT’s NBA crew; After losing power struggle to Carmelo Anthony, Mike D’Antoni is finally getting the last laugh; Giants got 99 problems and hitting is most of them; Braden Holtby is getting back on track just in time for Game 7
 
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‘A devastating tragedy’: Wife of ESPN’s Chris Berman killed in two-car crash in Connecticut
State police are investigating whether the driver of the car that collided with the one driven by Kathy Berman could have had a medical emergency just before the crash.
Would you watch a documentary series about a 4-12 team? Amazon hopes so.
The next “All or Nothing” will mostly be about the latter (a.k.a. the 2016 Rams).
 
Fiancee of Aaron Hernandez thought the call telling her of his suicide was ‘a hoax’
The remarks by Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez on “The Dr. Phil Show” are the first since the former New England Patriots player’s suicide in prison.
 
Vladimir Putin would rather play hockey than talk about James B. Comey firing
The Russian president was caught off guard when a TV reporter stopped him before a charity game to ask about Trump’s actions.
 
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LSU Coach Ed Orgeron drinks an ungodly number of energy drinks per day
That can’t be healthy.
 
Cal-Berkeley rugby player left paralyzed after accident in national championship game
The family of the Bears’ Robert Paylor remains optimistic that he will regain his mobility.
 
Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin continues to throw excellent shade, this time at Patriots and Antonio Brown
Robert Morris grads learned a lot from the Pittsburgh coach.
 
Giants got 99 problems and hitting is most of them
The San Francisco Giants are batting .224 with a .624 OPS, causing them to produce runs at a rate that is 30 percent lower than the league average.
 
Officiating is so important that the NFL now has three people overseeing it
Alberto Riveron will be the front-facing executive, but he’ll be joined by two others.
 
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It looked like a Mike D’Antoni team might finally beat the Spurs. Then, it didn’t.
Mike D’Antoni has spent his career being stymied by the San Antonio Spurs. Tuesday’s loss in Game 5 of this Western Conference semifinal may be the most frustrating loss to them yet.
 
Braden Holtby is getting back on track just in time for Game 7
Holtby has a .921 career save percentage in Game 7s.
A Sports Emmy for the late Craig Sager draws applause from TNT’s NBA crew
The colorful NBA sideline reporter died of leukemia last December.
 
After losing power struggle to Carmelo Anthony, Mike D’Antoni is finally getting the last laugh
D’Antoni, now in Houston, will probably win NBA coach of the year.
 
Can Giannis Antetokounmpo, and the Milwaukee Bucks, take another step forward?
In the Milwaukee Bucks entry in the “Postmortem” series, topics discussed include: How good can Giannis Antetokounmpo become and can Jabari Parker recover from his second torn ACL?
 
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