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Sports Minute: Old man at the top...Tigers beat Rangers again...Franzen not going anywhere soon

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - It's moving day at the Masters, where Kenny Perry and Chad Campbell teed it up for round three, sharing a one-stroke lead. The 48-year-old Perry opened up a one-stroke advantage by playing the first four holes at 2-under.

DETROIT (AP) - Detroit edged visiting Texas 4-3 this afternoon, putting the Tigers in position to complete a 3-game series sweep tomorrow. The Rangers' second straight loss follows a 3-0 start to the 2009 baseball season.

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey defeated the visiting Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 in the last regular-season game for both NHL teams. It's the Devils' fourth win in five games after ending a season-high 6-game losing streak.

DETROIT (AP) - The Detroit Red Wings are keeping forward Johan Franzen off the free-agent market, signing their leading goal scorer to an 11-year deal. Franzen had 34 goals entering this afternoon's outing against the visiting Chicago Blackhawks.

CASABLANCA, Morocco (AP) - Juan Carlos Ferrero beat top seed Igor Andreev (ahn-DRAY'-ev) of Russia 7-6, 6-3 to reach the final of the ATP clay-court tournament in Morocco as he continues pursuit of his 12th career title and first since 2003. The unseeded Spaniard will play fifth-seeded Florent Serra of France for the title. Ferrero's last tournament victory came at the Madrid Masters in October 2003, the same year he won his only Grand Slam at the French Open and lost the U.S. Open final to Andy Roddick.

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