By Rob Mason, PSO President of Sports Operations
Aug 09, 2019

‘The Best in Sports’ is a daily PSO original series showcasing the best highlights, facts, and stories going on in the land of the NFL, NBA, & MLB every day. Get a recap on EVERYTHING that happened yesterday here

Here is the best from August 8, 2019:

Technically, football was back last week, but the Hall of Fame Game is more of a tease than an actual unofficial return of football. Having multiple TV screens going, constant updates, and nonstop action is what makes football so great. No better highlight epitomized this than the hit below. Football is back babbyyyy!

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The Cleveland Browns had a significant day that started with trading the one player that didn’t align with the new culture established in Cleveland. That culture was shining bright later in the night as Baker and the starters drove right down the field and when the team celebrated around a walk-on like they had just won the division. Special things might be in store for Cleveland this year.

Related: Browns Highlights | Browns Team Page

Bo Bichette has been absolutely on fire since getting the call-up two weeks ago. The real question is when (if ever) will he slow down? 

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Chris Sale has struggled in his age-30 season, but didn’t show any signs of age during his 2-hitter shutout where he joined a coveted class of players after he recorded his 200th strikeout. Not to mention, it was the other pitcher that had spectacular defense behind him, not Sale (as seen below).

Related: Boston Red Sox Facts to Know

Many things have been said about the Giants selecting Daniel Jones over Dwayne Haskins. But if (preseason) Game 1 of their NFL careers was any indication, the G-Men won’t second guess their decision.

Related: Team Highlights

As an FCS player, Jimmy Moreland went under the radar in pre-draft evaluations, but the “People’s Corner” is starting to show why the Redskins are so optimistic about the rookie cornerback.

Related: Under the Spotlight: Jimmy Moreland (WAS)

Another day, another HR record for the Bronx Bombers. 

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On Thursday, the NBA focused on the best of Philadelphia’s 2018-19 season.  

Related: Philadelphia 76ers Highlights

The Field of Dreams is becoming a reality. 

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From Paxton Lynch getting his revenge against Denver to a former rugby star scoring on his first touch, the NFL’s 1st full day of preseason games had no shortage of highlights. Here’s the best: 

Related: NFL Highlights

  • MLB.com: McNeil, LeMahieu Chasing Rare Feat

 

  • ESPN: Duke Johnson Could Be Great Fit in Houston

 

  • Woj Podcast/YouTube: CJ McCollum Talks Legacy, Portland, Dame, More

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Kansas City Royals vs. Detroit Tigers

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Two young phenoms showing a glimpse of their bright futures

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