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Bombing trial enters penalty phase amid life or death debate

Police flank an explosive ordnance disposal officer, second from left, as they patrol past the site of the first 2013 bombing site before the start of the Boston Marathon Monday, April 20, 2015 in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

BOSTON (AP) — The guilt phase of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s trial was considered a slam dunk for prosecutors, especially after his lawyers bluntly admitted during opening statements that he participated in the deadly 2013 attack.

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White Sox changed their replay plan after trouble in Detroit

CHICAGO (AP) — White Sox general manager Rick Hahn said the team changed its process for determining when to challenge a play after a costly mistake in Detroit last weekend.

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Bettman: Jets return could be example for Vegas

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, speaks to media prior to game three NHL playoffs between the Winnipeg Jets' and Anaheim Ducks in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Monday, April 20, 2015.  (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP)   MANDATORY CREDIT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — What the True North ownership group has done since getting the Winnipeg Jets from Atlanta could be an example for Las Vegas if the group led by Bill Foley is awarded an expansion franchise.

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Fan hit in back of head by foul ball at Cubs-Pirates game

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates game against the Chicago Cubs was delayed 23 minutes Monday night after a female fan behind home plate was hit in the back of the head by a ball off the bat of Starlin Castro.

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Rockies 3B Arenado scratched

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado has been scratched from Monday’s lineup with a sore left wrist, the team announced just prior to the start of the game against San Diego.

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