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New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is one of the most influential figures in the National Football League and has congratulated Jason Collins for becoming the first male athlete in one of the four major sports leagues to reveal that he is gay. Kraf…Upvote Share Tweet
Ogando leads way in another strong pitching effortMLB.com Updated May 4, 2013For the second straight game, Texas' pitching put Boston's red-hot bats in the deep freeze Saturday and the Rangers iced the Red Sox, 5-1.Upvote Share Tweetpatriotsgab.com Updated May 4, 2013Tom Brady was not only at the Kentucky Derby but rumor has it he placed a bet of 4,700 on the horse Orb to win. Orb did win the race and Tom Brady celebrated the win like he had just rode the horse to victory himself. Congratulations to the owner, the j…Upvote Share Tweet
Rotation could get boost soon with Lewis, PerezMLB.com Updated May 4, 2013Not that Rangers pitching isn't more than holding its own, leading the American League with a 3.09 ERA heading into Saturday night's game against the Red Sox, but reinforcements are just around the corner if needed.Upvote Share Tweet
Boston Red Sox are underdogs, but sit atop the AL Eastnydailynews.com Updated May 4, 2013With apologies to the great songwriter George Gershwin, who told us how “they all laughed at Christopher Columbus when he said the world was round. They all laughed when Edison recorded sound,” they also all laughed when Larry Lucchino referred to theUpvote Share TweetOn the third day of the 2013 NFL draft, the New England Patriots and Tampa Bay Buccaneers swapped unwanted running backs, with the Patriots shipping Olympic silver medalist Jeff Demps to the Bucs in exchange for LeGarrette Blount, a former 1,000-yard ru…Upvote Share Tweet
A deeper look at Patriots QB Tom BradyNew England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time. But rarely do you get a view into his private life at home with his family. ESPN the Magazine’s Seth Wickersham received an all-access pass with the future HallUpvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated May 4, 2013BALTIMORE (AP) -- Steve Spagnuolo is getting another chance to prove his defensive coaching skills.Upvote Share Tweet
Melo: Shoulder 'popped in and out' in Game 6Carmelo Anthony said that his left arm "popped in and out" of his troublesome left shoulder late in the Knicks' Game 6 win over the Celtics.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated May 4, 2013The Knicks' 88-80 Game 6 win ended Boston's season, but it didn't diminish all Kevin Garnett's Celtics accomplished in the series or in six years together writes Ian Thomsen.Upvote Share Tweetnydailynews.com Updated May 4, 2013Carmelo Anthony might still need to get the Knicks a win in a Game 7 in the playoffs. Maybe one day and maybe even this spring. But to his great relief, it won’t be on Sunday and it will not be against these Boston Celtics.Upvote Share Tweet
Defensive lineman Armstead detoured through Canada on his way to Foxboroughboston.com Updated May 4, 2013Considered a second- to third-round talent had he entered the 2011 draft, Southern Cal defensive lineman Armond Armstead decided to remain in school for his final season. But a heart attack during spring practices that year led to Armstead not playing a…Upvote Share Tweetboston.com Updated May 4, 2013Former Rutgers coach Greg Schiano will send members of his Tampa Bay staff to Gillette Stadium next week to talk coaching logistics with Bill Belichick and his staff.Upvote Share Tweet
Celtics Offseason StorylinesMay 4Jackie MacMullan discusses the futures of Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Doc Rivers in Boston.
Rangers Win Battle With Red SoxMay 4Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Craig Gentry drives in three runs in the Rangers' 5-1 win over the Red Sox.
Tom Brady Celebrates At Kentucky DerbyMay 4Tom Brady and Tedy Bruschi celebrated with Orb's owners after the Kentucky Derby win.
San Antonio Spurs vs. Golden State Warriors previewMay 4Our 5-on-5 panel breaks down the Western Conference semifinals matchup between the Spurs and Warriors.