PM Roundup: Becca Kufrin; Manny Machado Stays Focused; Lessons From Baseball's First Hall


The Big Lead’s PM Sports Roundup, which would like you to know that the best salad on any menu is always a Caesar salad.

Virginia paid cash for Becca and her boys: The state of Virginia reportedly paid $536,000 plus incentives to get “The Bachelorette” to film there. I haven’t watched a minute of this season of the show (I watched a season with an ex-girlfriend a few years back…neither relationship lasted), but I saw Becca Kufrin interviewed. She is awesome and whichever of these douches she picks doesn’t deserve her.

Manny just staying focused: Manny Machado says he just has to stay focused amid the crazy trade talk surrounding him.

Lessons from the first half: The lessons we learned during baseball’s first half.

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