Nick Friar

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    Red Sox prospect Triston Casas
    USA Today Sports
    April 25, 2019 - 8:20 am
    Triston Casas already had two hits to his name before the first game of Class A Greenville’s rain-induced doubleheader on Wednesday got started. The Red Sox first base prospect collected his two hits on Tuesday before the game was suspended and set to continue on Wednesday from where Greenville and...
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    Celtics forward Jayson Tatum
    USA Today Sports
    April 24, 2019 - 5:40 pm
    For all the problems Giannis Antetokounmpo presents on the offensive end, as well as Khris Middleton, Eric Bledsoe and Malcolm Brogdon (if he’s cleared to play), there’s still the matter of Milwaukee’s defensive presence. In their last meeting with the Celtics, the Bucks held Boston under 100...
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    Celtics guard Kyrie Irving
    USA Today Sports
    April 24, 2019 - 4:02 pm
    Kyrie Irving has previously stated he sought out Kobe Bryant’s advice regarding his career, particularly when he was rumored to be in a deal that would have sent him to Phoenix from Cleveland. Like many around the game, Irving respects the future Basketball Hall of Famer’s opinion, which is why it...
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    Celtics guard Kyrie Irving
    USA Today Sports
    April 24, 2019 - 12:17 pm
    As much as the Indiana Pacers weren’t exactly the most talented offensive team, a four-game sweep in the first round wouldn’t have been possible for the Celtics without Kyrie Irving. Boston still might’ve won the series, but it wouldn’t have been a lock. No one else can garner the attention Irving...
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    Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon
    USA Today Sports
    April 23, 2019 - 6:18 pm
    Josh Gordon’s 2018 season came to an abrupt end in late December when he announced he was stepping away from football; which was quickly followed by an indefinite suspension from the NFL. Gordon can apply for reinstatement in May, but it’s unclear how the league will rule on the matter. Roger...
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    Red Sox reliever Travis Lakins
    USA Today Sports
    April 23, 2019 - 5:22 pm
    In addition to adding Darwinzon Hernandez to the Major League club as the 26th man for Game 2 of the Red Sox doubleheader against the Tigers on Tuesday, Boston has promoted right-handed reliever Travis Lakins from Triple-A Pawtucket. Bobby Poyner has been sent down to Triple-A as the corresponding...
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    Red Sox pitching prospect Tanner Houck
    John Corneau/Lowell Spinners
    April 23, 2019 - 7:39 am
    On Monday, Red Sox 2017 first round draft pick Tanner Houck had one of his best starts as a member of the organization yet. The right-handed pitching prospect made his third start of the season for Double-A Portland and built off of his five-inning, one-run outing against the Reading Fightin...
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    NFL Draft prospect Dwayne Haskins
    USA Today Sports
    April 22, 2019 - 6:12 pm
    Comparing NFL Draft prospects to current and former players is always a big part of prospect assessment. Despite how confident these “experts” may seem, pinpointing exactly what these former college standouts do with their chance at the big time isn’t simple (i.e. Mel Kiper’s assessment of Rob...
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