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Priyanka Chopra To Star In “If I Could Tell You One Thing”

(Priyanka Chopra)

If I Could Tell You Just One Thing, featuring Hollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, has been commissioned as a YouTube Original series.

The series from Sundog Pictures, the award-winning premium factual indie, is based on the best-selling book by Richard Reed.

The commission was announced by YouTube’s Chief Business Officer, Robert Kyncl, at YouTube’s annual digital upfront, Brandcast, in New York, recently.

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2019 CBS Sports Classic Will Be In Las Vegas

(T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas – Photo by Jason Schott)

T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas will host the 2019 CBS Sports Classic, the annual event that features Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio State and UCLA in a college hoops doubleheader.

The sixth edition of the CBS Sports Classic will be staged Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019 with North Carolina facing UCLA and Kentucky taking on Ohio State. Home to the 2016 event, this will be the second time T-Mobile Arena has hosted the CBS Sports Classic.

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Red Bulls To Take On NYCFC In US Open Cup

(Tyler Adams of the Red Bulls and Maxi Moralez of NYCFC in action on May 5 – USA Today Sports)

The Red Bulls will take on New York City Football Club in the fourth round of the 2018 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday, June 6, at 7:30 p.m. at Red Bull Arena.

This is the second time they will play this season, as the Red Bulls beat NYCFC 4-0 on May 5 in MLS play.

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Houston Dynamo Dominate NYCFC

(The Houston Dynamo celebrating one of their goals on Friday night – USA Today Sports)

The Houston Dynamo beat New York City Football Club, 3-1, on Friday night.

NYCFC drops to 7-3-3 on the season, with 24 points, tied for second place in the Eastern Conference at the moment.

NYCFC took the lead just six minutes in when David Villa notched his 405th career goal after a cross from Maxi Moralez.

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BrooklynFans Of Books: A Look At A Long Time Owner Of The Red Sox

Tom Yawkey: Patriarch Of the Boston Red Sox

By Bill Nowlin 

University Of Nebraska Press, 560 pages, $36.95

Few owners have influenced their teams in the way Tom Yawkey did when he was owner of the Boston Red Sox.

Bill Nowlin examines this major figure in baseball history in the comprehensive work biography Tom Yawkey: Patriarch Of the Boston Red Sox. takes a close look at Yawkey’s life as a sportsman and as one of the leading philanthropists in New England and South Carolina. He also addresses Yawkey’s leadership style and issues of racism during his tenure with the Red Sox.

After purchasing the Red Sox for $1.2 million in 1932, Yawkey poured millions into building a better team and making the franchise relevant again.

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