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Wander Franco, shown here during spring training, will make his debut on Tuesday.

Wander Franco, the top prospect in all of MLB, will make his debut against the Red Sox tonight

Rays shortstop Wander Franco, the No. 1 prospect in baseball, will make his debut against the Red Sox. 7 minutes ago

Top-seeded Franklin baseball goes forth with a 12-run frame in Division 1 South victory

Batting out of the No. 9 spot, Henry DiGiorgio was 3 for 3 with three runs scored as the inspired Panthers (14-1) play on for eighth-grader Nick Gaspar in town battling a tumor. 13 minutes ago

patriots
Kyle Van Noy consider himself a two-sport athlete. When he's not focused on his day job with the Patriots, he's working to grow XSET, a gaming club with a socially conscious mission.

Patriots’ Kyle Van Noy is teaming up with Boston’s XSET to change the esports landscape

Van Noy and Patriots teammate Adrian Colbert want to help the Boston-based gaming club bring more diversity and inclusion to the gaming community — and eliminate the toxicity within it. 14 minutes ago

chad finn
The come-from-behind victory has virtually become a trademark of this year's Red Sox.

There are some questions about the Red Sox, but no doubts about their resilience

The ability to bounce back and avoid prolonged skids has been their finest attribute in this surprising season. 34 minutes ago

dan shaughnessy
Football can generate huge revenue for a college, but the same is not true for most sports.

Paying college athletes is incredibly complicated, and the Supreme Court did not untangle it

It's great that the court recognized the fraudulence of "amateurism" but the issue has many layers yet to be addressed. 1 hour ago

ben volin | on football
Carl Nassib stands to become the first openly gay player to participate in an NFL game.

NFL and its teams show strong support for Carl Nassib coming out as gay, but what about players?

Nassib's announcement that he is gay was met with a lot of positive messages, but Michael Sam's experience just six years ago was very different. 2 hours ago

olympics
Laurel Hubbard hefted 628 pounds in two lifts to qualify in the women’s super-heavyweight division for the Summer Olympics.

New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard becomes first transgender athlete to qualify for Olympics

Hubbard transitioned eight years ago at 35 and has met the IOC regulations for fair competition, but some in the weightlifting community still have objections.

Ky Hicks powers Bridgewater-Raynham softball to Division 1 South win with a blast in the 9th

The sophomore's solo homer lifted the Trojans past North Attleborough and into a quarterfinal matchup against Bishop Feehan.