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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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Fantasy: 7 players who will thrive under new coaches

Get ready for your season with theScore’s 2018 Fantasy Football Draft Kit. The NFL’s offseason coaching carousel can have a pretty serious impact on the fantasy landscape. Players on an existing roster can have their values rise under the direction of a new head coach or offensive coordinator more willing to use them to their strengths. These seven players warrant ...

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Boston Celtics' Brad Stevens remains humble as team continues to thrive

WALTHAM, Mass. — When Brad Stevens accepted the Celtics head coaching job five years ago, he didn’t allow himself to get caught up in thinking about how he could add his name to the franchise’s rich history. He was too busy trying to figure out how to avoid being buried under it. ”You realize that if you’re going to break records here, ...

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How NBA role players survive and thrive

Earlier in March, Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Billy Donovan praised the Raptors’ cohesive second unit of Fred VanVleet, Delon Wright, C.J. Miles, Pascal Siakam, and Jakob Poeltl, which has helped lead Toronto to the best record in the Eastern Conference. “They play with no agenda,” Donovan said. “They play to make the right play.” The key to the success ...

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Team Canada Gave Speedskater Ted-Jan Bloemen A Chance To Thrive

Ted-Jan Bloemen got stuck in the powerful machine that is Dutch speedskating. It took a move to Canada to free him. Since he stepped off the plane at Calgary International Airport on June 3, 2014, Bloemen has set world records in the men’s 10,000 and 5,000 metres and won multiple world championship and World Cup medals wearing the Maple Leaf. ...

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5 Ways I Learned To Thrive As An Adult Living With ADHD

Welcome to my second post that invites you into my world with ADHD — from diagnosis to transitioning into adulthood and finding my way to grad school. You can read more about how I found out I had ADHD in my first post here. I de… HuffPost Canada – Athena2 – All Posts

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NBA preseason takeaways: Melo may thrive with Thunder; Cavs look totally different

NBA preseason is for the diehards. You don’t tune in to early-October games unless you’re a little obsessive. Stars sit out or play limited minutes, results don’t matter and there is a general lack of intensity. If you only start following the league when the regular season starts, you don’t miss that much. That said, in October of 2014 Ethan ...

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Sask. Teen Who Says Ex-NDP Candidate Raped Her Is Tired Of Seeing 'Predators' Thrive

Rylee Ann Schuhmacher is a sociology student but at summer’s end found herself learning all the steps in collecting a rape kit. The 19-year-old met up with a former candidate for the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party, who was canvassing for the party during the local byelection. As an active organizer with the party’s youth wing, she had known him for ...

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3 players who will thrive with new teams – and 3 who won't

This past NBA offseason was basically a giant game of musical chairs, with an inordinate amount of top-tier talent changing teams through trades and free agency. Certain franchises hit it out of the park with their acquisitions, bolstering their respective rosters with game-changing pieces who should help take them to another level. Others, unfortunately, will likely come to regret their ...

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Goff, Wentz, Dak: What each worked on to thrive in Year 2

7:52 AM ET PHILADELPHIA — They don’t throw you a parade for having a strong rookie season as an NFL quarterback; they give you more work. Carson Wentz returned from an offseason in California with a trimmed down delivery and a variety of other mechanical tweaks, and his Philadelphia Eagles coaches knew what they needed to do. Last season was ...

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