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Tuesday was Drake day on ESPN as Drizzy dropped his new album, “Nothing Was The Same.” Drake appeared on “First Take” and “Highly Questionable” to flex his sports knowledge and promote the released. During Drake’s first stop, we learned that Johnny Manziel got his OVO tattoo before he and Drake ever met:   “He actually got the OVO tattoo before we even met,” Drake said on ESPN’s First take on Tuesday. “He was that much of a supporter and a fan.” Drake also spoke at length about how much of a great person Manziel is. Contrary to what many others may believe, Drake said he feels he is a positive influence on the 20-year-old Manziel’s life. “He’s got a pure heart,” Drake said. “He’s very strong-minded. It bothers me when people try to strip him of that, because that’s what drew me to him. I like to be a positive reinforcement in his life. I feel like our friendship will last for a very long time. We’re a duo. “I encourage him to have stronger discipline. I tell him tha
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