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Fierce passion, prep helping J.D. thrive with Sox

NEW YORK — J.D. Martinez needed only to glance around the clubhouse to find examples of high-profile acquisitions who have struggled in their Red Sox debut seasons. There’s starter Rick Porcello, Martinez’s former teammate on the Tigers, who had a rough first year in Boston in 2015 following a trade from Detroit before capturing the American League Cy… MLB News ...

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Canadian NBAers prep for last chance to help in World Cup qualifying

Kelly Olynyk could have been trying to squeeze the last gasp out of summer before another long NBA season tips off. Instead, the 27-year-old from Kamloops, B.C., and five other NBA players practised twice Monday in a university gym in downtown Montreal, lending their talent for the last time in Canada’s quest to secure a 2019 FIBA World Cup berth. ...

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Elite prep players still available for Day 2 of Draft

The top of the first round of the 2018 Draft was filled with college players. If history is any indication, the start of Day 2 will feature plenty of players at the other end of the spectrum. • Draft Tracker: Follow every Draft pick Day 2 of the Draft, … MLB News Index

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Elite prep players still available for Day 2 of Draft

The top of the first round of the 2018 Draft was filled with college players. If history is any indication, the start of Day 2 will feature plenty of players at the other end of the spectrum. • Draft Tracker: Follow every Draft pick Day 2 of the Draft, … MLB News Index

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Yankees draft ambidextrous prep catcher Anthony Seigler 23rd overall

With the 23rd pick in the 2018 MLB amateur draft, the New York Yankees selected Anthony Seigler, a catcher out of Cartersville High School with a commitment to the University of Florida. The ambidextrous Seigler has been used as a pitcher, finding success throwing with either hand, but he’s entering the draft as a catcher. His power isn’t a lock, ...

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Brees gifts amputee prep QB new prosthetic leg

2:11 AM ET Drew Brees had a special encounter with a fellow No. 9 last weekend in San Diego. The New Orleans Saints quarterback presented high school signal-caller Alex Ruiz with his first walking prosthetic leg — and a promise to pay for an athletic training prosthesis in the fall once Ruiz gets used to this one. Ruiz, who wears ...

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Fantasy Baseball Draft Prep: Floor is irrelevant in Rotisserie leagues so draft these higher-ceiling guys instead

There are many strategy differences between head-to-head leagues and season-long Rotisserie Fantasy Baseball. But one of them doesn’t get near enough coverage. As Ricky Bobby once said, in the world of Roto, “If you ain’t first, you’re last.” Now pardon the cliche movie quote for a moment and really think about this: In Fantasy Football (or head-to-head Fantas… Baseball News

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