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Hearing to resume for former prep football star

DETROIT (AP) — A probable-cause hearing is scheduled to resume for a one-time prep football star charged with assaulting a female student after he was released from jail for body-slamming a security officer in his school.

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IOC seeks explanation of Russian member’s comments

Russian Tennis Federation President Shamil Tarpischev talks during the official ceremony after the final match at the Kremlin Cup tennis tournament in Moscow in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. Russian Tennis Federation President Shamil Tarpischev has been fined $25,000 by the WTA Tour and suspended from tour involvement for a year for questioning Venus and Serena Williams' gender in comments on Russian television. The WTA Tour said Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, that the $25,000 fine is the maximum allowed under tour rules and that it is seeking Tarpischev's removal as chairman of the Kremlin Cup tournament for one year. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Olympic Committee is asking Russian member Shamil Tarpischev for a “full explanation” of his comments about Venus and Serena Williams that led to him being fined and suspended by the women’s tennis tour.

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Kansas City Royals get Paul Ryan’s endorsement

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan isn’t just endorsing politicians now.

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Police: Texas Tech player injured in shooting

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Lubbock officials say a standout Texas Tech University football player has been hospitalized and released after suffering a laceration during an off-campus shooting.

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Giants rely on core of 4 relievers

San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Javier Lopez throws against the St. Louis Cardinals during the 10th inning of Game 3 of the National League baseball championship series Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants have their own version of the Core Four that has fueled their recent October dominance.

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