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Eovaldi Shines in First Start for Red Sox

In his first start in a Red Sox uniform, Nathan Eovaldi meant business. The right-hander with a high-90’s fastball and great movement on his cutter and slider shut down the Twins’ offense to earn the Red Sox their only shutout

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White and Wise Embrace Competition and New Experience at Camp

FOXBOROUGH— Training camp is in full swing at Gillette Stadium as running backs and the defensive line took center stage at today’s full-padded practice. The Patriots are now without Dion Lewis, who torched defenses with his ability to pound the

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Blood, Sweat, and Tiers – The Rookies

The Running Back position once again reigns supreme in fantasy football. There seemed to be a trend leaning toward Wide Receiver dominance given the consistency of the guys at the top, but the elite play of the NFL’s best running backs over the past few seasons quickly put a stop to that. When preparing for your draft, you want to separate your running backs into tiers so you can find the best values without sacrificing production. Here is the first installment of Blood, Sweat, and Tiers.

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The NBA’s Forgotten Superstars

Every year, dozens of new players enter the league and new stars rise to prominence. As these new players rise to fame though, the older players are downgraded, a shadow of their prime. All of these players were at one point superstars in the league, but today they get paid a fraction of what the once were as their stats deplete. As the 2018-2019 season approaches, here’s a list of five overlooked players who are far beyond their prime but deserve more recognition for how great they once were.

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Aaron Judge – Chip Fracture

Aaron Judge was in the 1st inning of Thursday’s game when he was hit by a pitch.  He was later removed from the game due to continued pain and swelling and underwent additional imaging which revealed a distal ulnar styloid chip fracture which was non-displaced.  That was a mouthful just to type, let alone understand.  What exactly is wrong you ask.

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The Hall of Fame’s Identity Crisis

As the Hall of Fame gets ready to welcome its newest members, let’s not question if those players are worthy, but if the Hall of Fame is truly that. In my mind, the Hall is going through an identity crisis.  But more on that in a moment.

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Is the NBA Draft Losing Its Value?

The Los Angeles Lakers, the most storied franchise in the NBA, have been in rebuild mode for at least five seasons. Ever since Kobe Bryant’s body gave up on him (he missed 139 games in his last three years), the Purple and Gold have been outside the playoffs and looking to acquire new talent through the draft.

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Yoenis Cespedes – Heel Injury Review

Yoenis Cespedes heel injury was not the news Mets fans wanted to hear. The outcome will be even less popular. Retrocalcaneal bursitis and Achilles tendon calcification is a difficult injury to recover from when it occurs on one foot but having it on both feet and requiring surgery on both feet at the same time is a very daunting injury to come back from. Given his advancing age, at least in terms of a professional athlete, the recovery could be even more difficult.

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Rookie TE Fantasy Projections

This is the final installment of my offensive rookie projections. We are going to preview and project the 2018 rookie tight end class. Just in case you missed my previous three articles, you can read the quarterbacks projections here, the running backs here and the wide receivers here.

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Gordon: Losing Matt Patricia a Blessing for Patriots

The New England Patriots are in a transition period when it comes to their defense as the team suffered the beneficial loss of Matt Patricia as he became the head coach of the Detroit Lions. Yes you read that right.

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