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Happy Friday everyone! I wish him another successful week. As a reward, you’ll have a football-filled weekend.

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Welcome back, Serie A! Italy’s top soccer league starts this weekend. You can watch it all season on Paramount+.

Last year’s title fight wasn’t decided until the final day. AC Milan Won their first league title since 2010-11.Our Serie A expert Francesco Porzio says they will have a hard time defending the title; his Pick to win the Scudetto teeth Juventus.

  • Porzio: “After a very solid transfer market, Juventus must be seen as the frontrunners to win the Scudetto alongside Serie A title holders AC Milan and Inter Milan. [Coach Massimiliano] Allegri has made it clear that Juventus’ main objective this season is to go as far as possible in the UEFA Champions League and win the domestic competition with the same ambition to win the Coppa Italia they lost last season. In the final against Inter Milan. ”

Please check out Francesco’s future prospects. AC Milan, Juventus, inter milan When Rome.

honorable mention

And good morning…

new york yankees

Yes they didn’t play last night but summer dog days are here and they hit the New York Yankees hardSince the All-Star break, the Yankees have:

  • 7 wins, 13 losses (ties for 23rd place in MLB)
  • 2-6 in a game decided by one run (down from 19-11 before break)
  • Scored 4.7 runs per game (Down from 5.4 before the breakwas the best in MLB)
  • pitching to Team ERA 4.36 (MLB 24th)).

Will the Bronx Bomber just get through the summer, or is there a bigger problem? The big problem is that last bullet pointsays MLB expert Mike Axia.

  • Axia: “The problem is obvious, right? New York’s rotation has gone from an elite home-run prevention unit to one of the near worst in baseball. Their walk rate is up a bit, but still well below the MLB average.” (8.2% of batters faced), and the strikeout rate remains the same. Essentially the rotation pitches as before, but with far more balls leaving the yards. After that, suddenly ineffective rotation is the sport’s surefire method.The best record of playing 500 pitches in two months.”

this is, The 4 biggest reasons the Yankees cool off in the summer heat, and whether they can turn things around. As Mike points out, “It is important to note They still have a 10-game lead in the AL East and a 10-game lead in the Wild Card Series Buy. They had a 12-game lead at the start of this 22-25 stretch. ”

This weekend could offer a perfect turnaround opportunity for struggling teams Red SoxBoston is running out of time to participate in the playoff races. The Yankees could also push their key rivals further aside to start a turnaround…or leave them stuck in a slump as the stretch run approached.

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NBA retires No. 6 in honor of Bill Russell 🏀

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provided by the NBA Bill RussellNo.6 special treatment: issue is boring across the league for the 2022-23 seasonRussell Died at the end of July at the age of 88that is First NBA player in an entire league to have his number retired.

  • Other retired players from major North American sports include: Jackie Robinson (No.42) and Wayne Gretzky (No.99).
  • An 11-time NBA champion, Russell was also known for his off-court influence. In 1966, he became the first black head coach in a major American sport and was known throughout his life for his activism on social and racial issues.on the court, his Achievement list Really great.
  • Current NBA Players Wearing No. 6 — Including lebron jamesNo need to change number if they don’t want to. but, No future No. 6 jerseys will be issued.
  • NBA will be added Commemorative right shoulder patch on all 2022-23 jerseysand all courts have a clover-shaped logo, with the number 6 inside on the sidelines.

James is the most notable active player to wear the No. 6, but he’s not the only one. whole list That includes 16 players, including five who were born in the 2000s and who may end up being the last NBA players to wear the number 6.

  • Kenneth Lofton Jr. (Born August 14, 2002)
  • Jaylin Williams (Born June 29, 2002)
  • keon johnson (Born March 10, 2002)
  • Kenyon Martin Jr. (January 6, 2001)
  • Quentin Grimes (May 8, 2000)

Another team that caught Kevin Durant’s attention 👀

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another day another Kevin Durant rumor.of Net The superstar reportedly 76ers as “Welcome Landing Point” If you remember yesterday’s newsletter, this report says that he celtics as “Hope Landing Point”

Actually the Celtics offered to Durant; this is Not sure if 76ers did the same, but there seems to be at least some mutual benefit. According to NBA reporter Michael Kaskey-Blomain, a possible offer could look like this:

  • Kaskey-Blomain: “In order to carry out the deal, the Sixers will have to let go of a huge package that will likely include several draft picks. Tobias Harris Promising young security guard Tyrese MaxseyA deal like that isn’t always easy for the Sixers. Clearly, acquiring Durant would widen his window in the team’s current championship, but it could limit its long-term prospects. … It’s also understandable to wonder if the Nets want to trade Durant to the Sixers after the trade. James Harden to them earlier this year. After all, the two teams are in the same division. ”

Preseason Bowl Predictions: Who Will Win the College Football Playoffs? 🏈

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Yes preseason. When hope springs up forever, every team’s loss column is blank and the bowl projection is the perfect thing to get us fans excited. Jerry Palm’s preseason bowl predictions have arrivedand look forward to seeing his predictions about the college football playoff field turn out to be true.

  • Peach Bowl: (1) Alabama vs (4) Oklahoma
  • Festa Bowl: (2) Ohio versus (3) Georgia

Does Alabama want to return to the top of the college football mountain after melting late in last year’s championship game? Is Ohio back after a sluggish year? Do you have?Oklahoma less than a year later Lincoln Riley departed USCPlease sign me up for that.?

Speaking of USC, Jerry is bullish on Trojans.he projects like they play Cincinnati in a cotton bowl.You can see Jerry’s CFP and New Year’s Six predictions here His predictions for every bowl game here.

What we’re seeing this weekend 📺

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Friday

🏈 Falcons at Lions6 p.m. on the NFL Network
🏀 freedom in dreams7:30 p.m. on CBS Sports Network
🏈 49ers Packers8:30 p.m. on NFL Network
🏀 Storm of the Lynx9 p.m. on ESPN 2

Saturday

🏈 bears chiefs1 p.m. NFL Network
🏈 Colts at Billsat 4 p.m. on the NFL Network
🏈 Steelers Seahawks7 p.m. on NFL Network
red sox yankees7:15pm on FOX
🏈 broncos cowboyat 9 p.m. on the NFL Network

Sunday

🏀 Links at SunABC 1 p.m.
🏀 ace storm3pm ABC
🏈 Vikings of the Raiders4:25 p.m. on the NFL Network
red sox yankees7 p.m. on ESPN
St Jude Championship Final RoundNBC 3 p.m.