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Oklahoma dedicates performance center named for Blake Griffin family

NORMAN, Okla. (AP)  — Former Oklahoma star Blake Griffin returned to campus Saturday for the dedication of the Griffin Family Performance Center. The AP Player of the Year in 2009 made the largest donation ever from a Sooner basketball player to help with the $ 7 million center. Griffin plays for the Detroit Pistons, and the NBA club will train ...

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The small adjustment that turned Rays lefty Blake Snell into an All-Star

WASHINGTON — One of the most egregious All-Star snubs in recent memory turned out to not be a snub at all. Rays southpaw Blake Snell, who led the American League in ERA on the day the All-Star rosters were announced, was named to the All-Star team as a replacement last week. Thank goodness for that. He deserved it. Snell this ...

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Jaguars' Blake Bortles explains how he handles his critics

Blake Bortles has been a target of criticism pretty much from the moment he arrived in Jacksonville. The 2014 first-round pick started 13 games as a rookie and hasn’t missed a start in the three years since. And until 2017, he had never led the team to more than five wins in a season. But that changed last fall, thanks ...

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Meet the new Blake Bortles, a confident QB with peace of mind

May 23, 2018 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Blake Bortles has plenty of things he wants to improve on over the next several months before the Jacksonville Jaguars begin the 2018 regular season, but he hit the practice field for the team’s first organized team activity with nothing to prove. That isn’t a position he has been in much in his previous ...

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