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Friday, Apr 20


Year after year, Gil Santos delivered

Boston Herald

You’re going to hear and read a lot of wonderful things over the next couple of days about Gil Santos, the legendary play-by-play voice of the Patriots who passed away on Thursday.

Wenger stuns Arsenal team by quitting after almost 22 years


LONDON — Arsene Wenger gathered his Arsenal players to drop a bombshell before training on Friday morning.


Park fires 68 for 1-shot lead as LPGA Tour returns to LA


LOS ANGELES — Inbee Park's flirtation with retirement is in the rear-view mirror.

Grayson Murray handles the wind and leads Texas Open


SAN ANTONIO — Grayson Murray fixed a flaw in his swing and hit the ball well enough that blustery conditions weren't an issue for him Thursday in the Valero Texas Open.

Bill Belichick pays tribute to the late Gil Santos


The Patriots this morning released a statement from head coach Bill Belichick, who mourned the loss of legendary broadcaster Gil Santos.

Fans, friends and colleagues remember Gil Santos on Twitter

Boston Herald

As news of the death of Patriots Hall of Fame broadcaster Gil Santos spread last night and this morning, fans, friends and colleagues shared an outpouring of memories on Twitter.

Bill Belichick pays tribute to Patriots Hall of Fame broadcaster Gil Santos

Boston Herald

Patriots head coach Bill Belichick paid tribute this morning to legendary Patriots broadcaster Gil Santos, who died Thursday on his 80th birthday.


Even Dave Dombrowski didn't expect Red Sox' record start

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ANAHEIM, Calif. - Not even the architect of the 2018 Red Sox thought they would be this good.


Wenger to leave Arsenal after more than 21 years in charge


LONDON — Arsene Wenger is leaving Arsenal after more than 21 years, ending a revolutionary reign that saw him introduce new methods to the Premier League and become the club's most successful manager.


Penguins, Predators look to lock up second round spots


PITTSBURGH — Mario Lemieux had one question for Sidney Crosby after the Pittsburgh star slipped past his boss as the Penguins' career playoff scoring leader during a Game 4 romp over Philadelphia.

MLB roundup: Morton, Altuve lead Astros over Mariners 9-2


SEATTLE — Charlie Morton pitched seven innings of three-hit ball, Jose Altuve hit a three-run double and the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 9-2 on Thursday after Evan Gattis hit into a 5-4-3 triple play in the fourth inning.

Kevin Durant leads Warriors to 3-0 lead over mourning Spurs


SAN ANTONIO — Playing basketball seemed trivial to the Spurs following the death of Erin Popovich.

Arsene Wenger to leave Arsenal after 22 seasons in charge


LONDON — Arsene Wenger is leaving Arsenal after 22 seasons in charge against the backdrop of growing disillusionment from fans as the team struggles to compete for the Premier League title.

Joel Embiid lifts Sixers over Heat in first game back from injury


MIAMI — The 76ers welcomed back their best player, and got back to their winning ways.

Confident Pacers eager to protect home court against Cavs


INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Pacers look loose and sound confident.


Celtics' Terry Rozier making name for himself against Bucks


MILWAUKEE — Two games into their first-round playoff series, Milwaukee point guard Eric Bledsoe and his Boston counterpart, Terry Rozier, still seem to be having trouble remembering each other's names.

Nikola Mirotic, Anthony Davis lead Pelicans to 3-0 series lead over Blazers


NEW ORLEANS — Nikola Mirotic watched his third 3-pointer of the first half swish through the hoop, turned to acknowledge the raucous, roaring crowd and raised his first triumphantly as he trotted back up court.

Bruins center Patrice Bergeron sits out Game 4 with upper body injury


The Bruins were forced to go into battle in last night’s pivotal Game 4 without their best all-around player, Patrice Bergeron. The team listed the center as day-to-day with an upper body injury.

Tight end Troy Niklas’ “crazy” story makes him a Patriot and a father, too

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FOXBORO — Troy Niklas said his path to becoming a Patriot was “kind of a crazy story.”


Backup quarterbacks make moves for BC


Boston College coach Steve Addazio came out of last Saturday’s Jay McGillis Memorial Spring Game energized by the Eagles’ passing offense.

Red Sox notebook: Drew Pomeranz makes season debut vs. Oakland tonight

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ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Red Sox have the second-best ERA in the major leagues (2.66) and they’ve done it without one of their best starting pitchers from a year ago, Drew Pomeranz.

Runners plan marathon re-run after cold forces early exits

Boston Herald / News

A police officer ushered Alyssa Maglione off the Boston Marathon course somewhere after Mile 6. She was shivering, her feet felt like lead. She couldn’t remember where she lived.

Unlike Patriots, Red Sox look like a well-oiled machine

Boston Herald / Sports

It’s not just the 15-2 record that should give Red Sox fans cause for optimism. Sorry, but win-loss records in April can be mirages; just ask fans of the 1987 Milwaukee Brewers, who busted out of the gate with a 13-0 record and by July…


Patriots Hall of Fame broadcaster Gil Santos dead

Boston Herald / Sports

Gil Santos, the legendary former play-by-play voice of the Patriots, died yesterday.

Mookie Betts, Andrew Benintendi power Red Sox to sweep against Angels

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ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Alex Cora wanted to see a quick-strike offense from the Red Sox this year.


Embiid scores 23, 76ers top Heat 128-108 for 2-1 series lead


MIAMI — Joel Embiid had trouble with his new mask.

Bulpett: After 31 years, Celtics return to Milwaukee for playoffs

Boston Herald / Sports

The Celtics will do something tonight that they haven’t done in decades.

Patriots notebook: Season starts with Houston at Foxboro

Boston Herald / Sports

FOXBORO — With the release of the 2018 NFL schedule, a few things jump out from a Patriots perspective.

Bruins notebook: Return of rookie Matt Grzelcyk restocks ranks

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TORONTO — Though the Bruins’ suffered a big loss when Patrice Bergeron wasn’t able to play in Game 4 (upper body, day-to-day), the B’s did get healthier on the back end with rookie defenseman Matt Grzelcyk returning after missing Game 3…

Caps top Blue Jackets 4-1 to even series at 2 games each


COLUMBUS, Ohio — Game 4 lacked the intensity of the three before it, and no overtime heroics were necessary. Instead, the workmanlike Washington Capitals turned in their most complete game of the playoffs, putting away the Columbus Blue…