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  • Article by: The Associated Press
  • Associated Press
  • April 21, 2014 - 6:37 AM

Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide

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TIGHT SECURITY FOR BOSTON MARATHON

The usually festive atmosphere was tinged with sorrow as runners, family members and spectators prepare for the Boston marathon amid heavy security a year after bombings killed three people and injured 260 at the last race.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/after-bombs-boston-marathon-under-tight-security

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TRAIL BLAZERS EDGE HOUSTON IN OT

LaMarcus Aldridge scores a franchise playoff record 46 points before he fouls out in overtime, leaving Damian Lillard to put the finishing touches on Portland's 122-120 win over Houston Rockets in a thrilling first-round series opener.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/aldridge-leads-portland-over-houston-122-120-ot

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BRUINS BEAT RED WINGS, LEVEL SERIES 1-1

The top-seeded Boston Bruins level their playoff series with a 4-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings in the Game 2.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/bruins-top-red-wings-4-1-even-series-1-1

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METS BEAT BRAVES IN 14 INNINGS

Slumping Mets newcomer Curtis Granderson hit a sacrifice fly in the 14th inning to help New York outlast the Atlanta Braves 4-3 and prevent a three-game sweep.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/granderson-lifts-mets-over-braves-4-3-14

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