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Astros soar in AL debut, open '13 with victory

Astros soar in AL debut, open '13 with victory

ESPN.com CNNSI.com yahoo.com Updated Mar 31, 2013
Rick Ankiel and the Houston Astros made an impressive debut in the American League, trouncing the Texas Rangers 8-2 Sunday in the major league opener and giving Bo Porter a win in his first game as manager.
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  • First two blown calls of MLB season come fast

    First two blown calls of MLB season come fast

    yahoo.com Mar 31, 2013
    That didn't take long. I promise, we're not going to do a post every time an umpire makes a mistake. But, with it being opening night in Major League Baseball, and with the country watching (presumably) the Texas Rangers at the Houston Astros on Sunday …
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  • Welcome To The West: Houston's first night in the American Leag…

    Welcome To The West: Houston's first night in the American League coul…

    CNNSI.com Mar 31, 2013
    Houston's first night in the American League couldn't have gone better, as Justin Maxwell and the Astros battered Matt Harrison and Texas to open the season with an 8-2 win.
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  • Plenty of intrigue surrounds three days of openers

    Plenty of intrigue surrounds three days of openers

    MLB.com Mar 31, 2013
    Opening Day arrived with the Rangers visiting the newest member of the American League, the Houston Astros, on Sunday night at Minute Maid Park, and it will continue with 12 matchups on Monday and six more on Tuesday.
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  • Romo contract underscores importance of new deal for Rodgers

    Romo contract underscores importance of new deal for Rodgers

    profootballtalk.com Mar 31, 2013
    At a time when it appeared that the next quarterback contract extension would be given to Aaron Rodgers by the Packers, the Cowboys finally got their long-coveted deal in place with Tony Romo. And with Romo, who has won precisely one career playoff game…
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  • More details on the Romo deal

    More details on the Romo deal

    The full deal has yet to be released, but we’ve managed to pick up some more details about the contract signed Friday by Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo. The $55 million in guaranteed money includes a whopping $40 million that is fully guaranteed. (Again,
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  • Video - On The Clock: Cowboys' Draft Needs 03:58

    On The Clock: Cowboys' Draft Needs

    Mar 31
    Mel Kiper Jr., Chris Mortensen and Trent Dilfer address the Cowboys' draft needs and what they must do in order to contend.
  • Video - Astros Top Rangers In AL Debut 00:37

    Astros Top Rangers In AL Debut

    Mar 31
    Rick Ankiel's three-run pinch-hit homer seals Astros' 8-2 win over the Rangers.

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  • Peter King: Palmer, Flynn moves make sense, but they're not guaranteed fix…

    Mar 31
    Two deals felt inevitable this morning: Carson Palmer to Arizona, Matt Flynn to Oakland. With the Flynn deal going down Monday morning, Palmer to the Cardinals should be next. The moves made too much sense not to happen. Sense, yes. Whether they'll solv…
  • NFL mailbag - Franchise tag shifts risk to players

    Mar 31
    The franchise shifts risks from teams to players, who could see their long-term value drop. Plus, reader questions.
  • NFL mailbag - Franchise tag shifts risk to players

    Mar 31
    The franchise shifts risks from teams to players, who could see their long-term value drop. Plus, reader questions.