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Kuroda sharp as Yankees control Red Sox

Kuroda sharp as Yankees control Red Sox

ESPN.com Updated Jul 20, 2013
Brett Gardner and Lyle Overbay each had three hits and drove in a run to back Hiroki Kuroda's seven strong innings, carrying the New York Yankees to a 5-2 win over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday afternoon.
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  • Red Sox activate SS Drew, option 3B Holt

    Red Sox activate SS Drew, option 3B Holt

    ESPN.com Jul 20, 2013
    The Boston Red Sox activated shortstop Stephen Drew from the disabled list and optioned third baseman Brock Holt to Triple-A Pawtucket before a game against the New York Yankees.
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  • Drew returns, will be eased back into play

    Drew returns, will be eased back into play

    MLB.com Jul 20, 2013
    Shortstop Stephen Drew was back in the Red Sox lineup and batting eighth Saturday after being activated from the 15-day disabled list.
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  • Brad Stevens’ Wife Negotiated His Boston Celtics Contract

    Brad Stevens’ Wife Negotiated His Boston Celtics Contract

    deadspin.com Jul 20, 2013
    The Indianapolis Star published an interview with new Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens' wife Tracy yesterday, and it was adorable. The Q+A was essentially a goodbye to Mrs. Stevens, who undoubtedly assumed status during her husband's six-year stin…
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  • Victorino could return for Sunday's series finale

    Victorino could return for Sunday's series finale

    MLB.com Jul 20, 2013
    As the saga of Shane Victorino's injuries continues, the Red Sox know they have to deal with them, and they will.
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  • Six current and former Cowboys appear on witness list for Josh …

    Six current and former Cowboys appear on witness list for Josh Brent trial

    profootballtalk.com Jul 20, 2013
    At some point before former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has his day in court, former Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent will stand trial for intoxication manslaughter. The charges arise from the death of former teammate Jerry Brown, who was kil…
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  • Saturday morning one-liners

    Saturday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Jul 20, 2013
    Jim Kelly thinks the Bills should start the year with Kevin Kolb at quarterback. RB Mike Gillislee says playing for the Dolphins is a dream come true. The Patriots signed wide receivers Perez Ashford and Quentin Sims, who should not be confused with mus…
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  • Video - Yankees Snap Three-Game Skid 00:44

    Yankees Snap Three-Game Skid

    Jul 20
    Robinson Cano collected two RBIs to help the Yankees to a 5-2 win over the Red Sox.
  • Video - Pierce, Garnett SC Conversation Pt. 2 03:20

    Pierce, Garnett SC Conversation Pt. 2

    Jul 20
    Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett discuss the end of their time in Boston, Doc Rivers and Rajon Rondo.
  • Video - Yankees Top Red Sox To Snap Skid 00:50

    Yankees Top Red Sox To Snap Skid

    Jul 20
    Highlight Of The Night: The Yankees snapped a three-game losing streak with a 5-2 win over the Red Sox.

Sports Columnists

  • Denver Nuggets enter mix for veteran Mike Miller, according to sources

    Jul 20
    The Denver Nuggets have emerged as a new suitor at the forefront of the free-agent pursuit of Mike Miller, according to sources close to the process.
  • Nothing Was Guaranteed

    Jul 20
    PETER KING: I’ve always wondered what kind of pro career you would’ve had if you didn’t wreck your knee your senior season at Alabama in 1964. Do you? JOE NAMATH: If I didn’t have that knee injury, I would have had to go to Vietnam. No question in my mi…
  • Sources -- Dallas Mavericks waive Bernard James

    Jul 20
    The Dallas Mavericks were forced to waive second-year center Bernard James on Friday, a move they were hoping to avoid, according to sources with knowledge of the move.
  • The Boss

    Jul 20
    The Boss