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Sports Minute: Here is the latest New England sports news from The Associated Press

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BOSTON (AP) - An associate of former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez has been arrested, accused of lying to a grand jury investigating the transportation of guns from Florida to Massachusetts. Oscar Hernandez of Florida was indicted yesterday in Boston. He is not related to Aaron Hernandez, who is charged in the June shooting death of Odin Lloyd. The Oscar Hernandez inquiry was focused on three guns recovered in connection with Lloyd's death.

AURORA, Ill. (AP) - The city of Aurora, Illinois, plans a ceremony to honor UConn champion basketball player Ryan Boatright. The welcome-home ceremony is planned for tomorrow at the Paramount Theatre. Boatright is a member of the Huskies team that won the NCAA tournament over Kentucky last week. He's a graduate of East Aurora High School.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Amputee runner Jeff Glasbrenner stepped in a pothole at mile 15 of the Boston Marathon last spring and opened up a cut where his running blade attached below his right knee. He cursed his luck as he stopped every mile to clean the wound, but that bump in the road just may have kept him from being in the midst of the chaos. Glasbrenner was three blocks from the finish when the marathon was halted by the two bomb explosions.

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - Soccer is coming to some U.S. television networks better known for reality shows, dramas or financial news. NBCUniversal says it will simultaneously broadcast all 10 matches from the Premier League's May 11th season finale on its different channels. Along with NBC and NBCSN, the games from England will air on Bravo, Syfy, Oxygen, USA, CNBC, MSNBC, Esquire Network and E!

CHICAGO (AP) - Red Sox rookie shortstop Xander Bogaerts apparently has deleted his Twitter account. The account disappeared last night shortly after the 21-year-old Aruba native tweeted a photo of a scantily clad woman snapping a selfie in front of a mirror. The Boston Globe reports that the errand tweet was his second Twitter post since December.



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