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Gentry keys Rangers' victory over Red Sox

Gentry keys Rangers' victory over Red Sox

ESPN.com Updated May 4, 2013
Craig Gentry had an infield hit that produced two runs and later hit a two-run homer as the Texas Rangers beat the Boston Red Sox 5-1 on Saturday night.
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  • Robert Kraft would welcome a gay player on the New England Patr…

    Robert Kraft would welcome a gay player on the New England Patriots

    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…
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  • Ogando leads way in another strong pitching effort

    Ogando leads way in another strong pitching effort

    MLB.com May 4, 2013
    For 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.
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  • Tom Brady at the Kentucky Derby (With Video)

    Tom Brady at the Kentucky Derby (With Video)

    patriotsgab.com May 4, 2013
    Tom 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…
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  • Rotation could get boost soon with Lewis, Perez

    Rotation could get boost soon with Lewis, Perez

    MLB.com May 4, 2013
    Not 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.
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  • Boston Red Sox are underdogs, but sit atop the AL East

    Boston Red Sox are underdogs, but sit atop the AL East

    nydailynews.com May 4, 2013
    With 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 the
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  • Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount takes $1 million pay cu…

    Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount takes $1 million pay cut

    On 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…
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  • A deeper look at Patriots QB Tom Brady

    A deeper look at Patriots QB Tom Brady

    ESPN.com May 4, 2013
    New 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 Hall
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  • Baltimore hires Spagnuolo as defensive assistant

    Baltimore hires Spagnuolo as defensive assistant

    CNNSI.com May 4, 2013
    BALTIMORE (AP) -- Steve Spagnuolo is getting another chance to prove his defensive coaching skills.
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  • Melo: Shoulder 'popped in and out' in Game 6

    Melo: Shoulder 'popped in and out' in Game 6

    ESPN.com May 4, 2013
    Carmelo 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.
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  • In defeat, Kevin Garnett and Celtics show resilience to the end

    In defeat, Kevin Garnett and Celtics show resilience to the end

    CNNSI.com May 4, 2013
    The 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.
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  • Carmelo Anthony lucky Knicks advance and that he does not have …

    Carmelo Anthony lucky Knicks advance and that he does not have to face the pressure of a Game 7

    nydailynews.com May 4, 2013
    Carmelo 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.
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  • Defensive lineman Armstead detoured through Canada on his way t…

    Defensive lineman Armstead detoured through Canada on his way to Foxborough

    boston.com May 4, 2013
    Considered 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…
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  • Buccaneers coaches will visit Patriots

    Buccaneers coaches will visit Patriots

    boston.com May 4, 2013
    Former 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.
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  • Video - Celtics Offseason Storylines 01:23

    Celtics Offseason Storylines

    May 4
    Jackie MacMullan discusses the futures of Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Doc Rivers in Boston.
  • Video - Rangers Win Battle With Red Sox 01:56

    Rangers Win Battle With Red Sox

    May 4
    Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Craig Gentry drives in three runs in the Rangers' 5-1 win over the Red Sox.
  • Video - Tom Brady Celebrates At Kentucky Derby 00:18

    Tom Brady Celebrates At Kentucky Derby

    May 4
    Tom Brady and Tedy Bruschi celebrated with Orb's owners after the Kentucky Derby win.

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