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Red Sox begin 101st season at Fenway Park

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Red Sox begin 101st season at Fenway Park

From Comcast SportsNetBOSTON (AP) -- The Red Sox may be struggling, but the team's beloved Fenway Park continues to win over fans as it celebrates its 100th birthday.Loyal citizens of Red Sox nation returned to Fenway Friday to celebrate opening day and the start of the park's 101st season.Sal D'Amico brought his six-year-old son Sal Jr. to his first Sox game, continuing a tradition that started when D'Amico's father brought him to Fenway as a boy.The Massachusetts man says the home of the Green Monster is a "magical" place to him. He says win or lose, opening day will be a memory to treasure.The Red Sox may be looking for a little magic too as they try to overcome a tough 1-5 start to the season.

Podcast: Albert Almora Jr. dishes on his role and the Cubs’ unsung hero that keeps things loose behind the scenes

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Podcast: Albert Almora Jr. dishes on his role and the Cubs’ unsung hero that keeps things loose behind the scenes

Albert Almora Jr. joins Kelly Crull on the Cubs Talk Podcast to weigh in on a variety of topics, including his budding bromance with rumored Cubs target Manny Machado, his expanded role and how he spends his time off away from the ballpark.

Plus, Almora has a surprise pick for the organization’s unsung hero, stating the Cubs would’ve never won the World Series without this guy.

Listen to the full Cubs Talk Podcast right here:

Bulls Talk Podcast: How NBA Draft combine impacted mock drafts

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Bulls Talk Podcast: How NBA Draft combine impacted mock drafts

On this edition of the Bulls Talk Podcast, Mark Schanowski and Kendall Gill discuss the NBA Draft and what happened at the NBA combine that shifted most experts mock drafts.

Kendall also explains why a "promise" to draft a player isn’t guaranteed. He also shares his experience on getting drafted by the Hornets and why he initially felt they were the wrong team for him.

North Carolina "News and Observer" Duke basketball beat writer Jonathan Alexander gives us his opinion on Wendell Carter and the other Duke draft prospects including why he thinks Carter will be a future all-star. Also includes an interview with Carter from the draft combine.

Listen to the full Bulls Talk Podcast right here: