Boston designated hitter David Ortiz breaks his bat during a ground out to second in the opening night game April 4 at Fenway Park in Boston. Ortiz went 0-3 with a walk as the Red Sox won 9-7.
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Cameron Connors (left) of Rutland, Mass., and Arthur Esposito of Holden, Mass., bask in a ray of late afternoon sun before the April 4 baseball season opener at Fenway Park. The Red Sox defeated the Yankees 9-7.
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Butler's Gordon Hayward (20) collides with Michigan State guard Durrell Summers while battling in a semifinal game at the Final Four on April 3 in Indianapolis. Hayward had a game-high 19 points as Butler advanced, 52-50.
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Duke forward Mason Plumlee grabs a rebound against West Virginia at the NCAA Final Four in Indianapolis. Plumlee had two rebounds and two points in his team's 78-57 victory.
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A remote camera mounted on the handlebars captures Grant Snow as he performs during the Rocky Valley motocross weekend on April 4 in Mudgee, Australia. Rocky Valley is a private farm with dedicated freestyle ramps and purpose built tracks. Numerous emerging motocross riders have the opportunity to practice their skills there.
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Goalie Devan Dubnyk and Dean Arsene of Edmonton stretch for the puck against Loui Eriksson of Dallas on April 2 in Texas. The Oilers lost 6-3.
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Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim designated hitter Hideki Matsui in the on deck area during a home spring training game against San Diego on April 1. Matsui went 1-3 as the Padres won 5-3.
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Sweden's Rolf-Goran Bengtsson, riding Casall La Silla, competes during the International Jumping Competition on April 4 in Paris. Bengtsson finished second to Germany's Marcus Ehning.
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Amy Rodriguez of the United States battles against Lupita Worbis of Mexico on a snow-covered field during the international friendly at Rio Tinto Stadium on March 31 in Sandy, Utah. The U.S. defeated Mexico 1-0.
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Darren Mew competes in the semifinals of the 50m breaststroke during the British Gas Swimming Championships on April 1 in Sheffield, England. Mew won the heat but came in second in the finals.
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Jemma Lowe took second in the 200m butterfly at the British Gas Swimming Championships on April 3 in Sheffield, England.
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Sebastian Vettel of Germany drives during practice for the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix on April 2. Vettel went on to win the race.
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Players from both teams compete for the ball during round two of TAC Cup play between the Dandenong Stingrays and the Calder Cannons on April 3 in Melbourne, Australia. The TAC Cup is an under-18 Australian Rules Football competition. The Cannons won 97-74.
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Eskendereya, ridden by John Velazquez, cruises to a victory in the Grade I Wood Memorial on April 3 at Aqueduct in New York.
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St. Louis defenseman Roman Polak attempts to block a shot in front of goalie Chris Mason during their 4-2 home victory over Chicago on March 30. Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp is at right.
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