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Michael Bari Show Daily

April 30th, 2019

Welcome back have a great Tuesday!

What’s New:

  • Over 600,000 is the number of fans who attended this year’s NFL Draft in Nashville, setting a new attendance record, according to the league.
  • Although legal sports betting now exists outside Nevada thanks to recent court decisions, Las Vegas remains at the top of the charts after a March that nearly saw $600 million wagered, a new record for the state.
  • The world’s best thoroughbreds will take to the track for the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby this weekend. Churchill Downs, since 2005 has undergone more than $200 million in renovations. The track’s official sponsor and promotional guide, 53 brands are either official sponsors or promotional partners for this year’s Derby.
  • Dabo Swinney‘s ten-year, $93 million deal will see him earn an average of $9.3 million per year before bonuses. Nick Saban‘s eight-year, $74 million deal will see him earn an average of $9,250,000 before bonuses.
  • Nike might be getting into the world of cryptocurrency. After filing for the trademark to footware earlier this year, the brand has now filed to trademark ‘CryptoKicks.’

On This Day In Sports:

  • 1910 Cleveland Indian Addie Joss wins 2nd no-hitter beating White Sox
  • 1939 Lou Gehrig sets a MLB record playing his 2,130th consecutive and final game for the New York Yankees.
  • 1958 Ted Williams is 10th major league player to get 1,000 extra-base hits
  • 1961 San Francisco Giant Willie Mays hits 4 HRs in a game
  • 1971 25th NBA Championship: Milwaukee beat Balt Bullets in 4 games
  • 1976 Muhammad Ali beats Jimmy Young in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1997 Atlanta Braves win record 19 games in April

A creative image of players on draft night.

Photo: From NFL

Hornets, Kemba Walker

Photo: from Clutch Points

Photo: Getty Images

Photo: Sports Illustrated

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