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Prosecution expected to rest in Aaron Hernandez murder trial

Former New England Patriots NFL football player Aaron Hernandez listens as prosecution witness Alexander Bradley testifies during his murder trial, Wednesday, April 1, 2015, at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is accused of killing Odin Lloyd in June 2013. (AP Photo/Brian Snyder, Pool)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The prosecution is expected to rest in the murder trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez after spending more than two months presenting a case against him.

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Sharks beat Avalanche 5-1 to boost slim playoff hopes

San Jose Sharks' Scott Hannan (27) celebrates his goal with teammates on the bench alongside, teammates Joe Pavelski (8) and Brent Burns (88) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche Wednesday, April 1, 2015, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — With seven points in their past four games, the San Jose Sharks finally seem to be hitting their stride. Whether the resurgence came in time to lead them back to the playoffs remains to be seen.

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Speculation over Slater retirement after Instagram post

In this Aug. 7, 2011 file photo, Kelly Slater competes during the semifinals of the U.S. Open of Surfing, in Huntington Beach, Calif.  Kelly Slater caused a stir in the surfing world on Thursday, April 2, 2011, when the 11-time world champion suggested in an Instagram post that the Bells Beach event in Australia might be his last before retiring.  What still hadn't been determined was whether Slater was playing a late April Fools' Day prank from the event about 100 kilometers (60 miles) southwest of Melbourne. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

BELLS BEACH, Australia (AP) — Kelly Slater caused a stir in the surfing world on Thursday when the 11-time world champion suggested in an Instagram post that the Bells Beach event in Australia might be his last before retiring.

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Yankees get infielder Gregorio Petit from Astros for cash

NEW YORK (AP) — In need of another healthy infielder by opening day, the New York Yankees have acquired Gregorio Petit from the Houston Astros for cash.

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Jazz roll Nuggets 98-84 after sluggish start

Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari, right, guards Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) during the first quarter in an NBA basketball game Wednesday, April 1, 2015, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The rapid development of Rudy Gobert continued as the Utah Jazz center displayed another facet of his game against the Denver Nuggets.

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