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Rising Blue Jays star Guerrero Jr. doing things teammates have never seen

Jordan Romano and his New Hampshire Fisher Cats teammates were huddled in their home dugout months ago wondering how far Vladimir Guerrero Jr., could hit a baseball. They got their answer in a May 7 game when Guerrero launched a home run deep to left field, clanging the ball off the Hilton Garden Inn beyond the outfield fence for his ...

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NFL Nation predicts: 2018 rising stars in all eight divisions

8:25 AM ET The NFL season is officially two months away, so it seems like a good time to start predicting what to expect in 2018. ESPN’s NFL Nation will answer a series of questions this week, breaking down the league division by division. Tuesday’s question: Who is the rising star in the division? AFC East: The votes in the ...

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Going up? 10 trade candidates with rising stocks

The Fourth of July has come and gone, but the fireworks haven’t even started yet. The non-waiver Trade Deadline is still more than three weeks away, leaving plenty of time for baseball’s contenders to make moves that will change the face of this year’s pennant races. The Fourth of July has come and gone, but the fireworks haven’t even started ...

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With Deadline near, these 10 see stock rising

With 17 teams sitting no more than seven games out of a postseason spot as of Thursday, the five-week sprint toward the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline should see several race-changing moves. As teams assess where they stand — who will be buyers, and who will decide to sell? — let’s look at 10 players whose stock is on the ...

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Rising hoops star R.J. Barrett getting Wiggins-level hype

It’s been nearly five years since Andrew Wiggins first took the floor for the University of Kansas, accompanied by a mound of expectations. The Vaughan, Ont., native was the top incoming basketball recruit from the high school class of 2013, had been nicknamed “Maple Jordan” and appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated, which compared him to Kansas greats Wilt Chamberlain and Danny ...

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Why is Mo Bamba's pre-draft hype rising?

No prospect has seen his stock rise as dramatically as Mo Bamba since the draft process started. Luka Doncic and Trae Young both had their time in the spotlight, and Deandre Ayton is the obvious No. … NBA | theScore

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NL MVP Power Rankings: Freddie Freeman rising to the top

At the end of each month, theScore’s MLB editors will break down the leading candidates for the MVP and Cy Young awards in the American and National Leagues. On Thursday, we’re ranking the early favorites for the 2018 NL Most Valuable Player. 5. Lorenzo Cain, Brewers AVG OBP SLG WRC+ WAR .282</td… MLB | theScore

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3 players with rising draft stocks after NCAA tournament's 1st weekend

We’re two rounds into the madness, and – for some college athletes – this will be their last opportunity to take a major leap forward to increase their stock for June’s NBA draft. The tournament has already lost some top prospects, like Trae Young, Jaren Jackson Jr., and Deandre Ayton, but what about players forcing their way into the conversation? ...

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