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AP source: Australian rugby star agrees to deal with 49ers

Jarryd Hayne smiles as he announces his free agent contract with the National Football League team the San Francisco 49ers at a press conference in Sydney, Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Australian rugby star Hayne has agreed to a contract with the San Francisco 49ers, a person with knowledge of the deal said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Australian rugby star Jarryd Hayne is getting his shot to play in the NFL.

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Kings bring back former player Divac in front-office role

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Former fan favorite Vlade Divac has rejoined the Sacramento Kings as vice president of basketball and franchise operations, a job that will include advising the front office and coaching staff.

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AP source: Australian rugby star agrees to deal with 49ers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A person with knowledge of the agreement says Australian rugby star Jarryd Hayne has agreed to a contract with the San Francisco 49ers.

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Game Developers Conference offers creators a sporting chance

In this Wednesday, March 19, 2014 file photo, attendees walk the exhibition floor at the Game Developers Conference 2014 in San Francisco. With millions of gamers now regularly spectating video games online and in arenas, game developers are angling to learn a few lessons from esports and possibly create the next "League of Legends" at this year's Game Developers Conference, the annual gathering of video game creators, kicking-off Monday, March 2, 2015, through Friday. A survey by GDC organizers of more than 200,000 developers found that 79 percent believe competitive gaming is now a sustainable business model.  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With tens of millions of gamers now regularly spectating video games online and in real-world arenas, game developers looking to create the next “StarCraft” or “League of Legends” might learn a few lessons at this year’s Game Developers Conference.

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Playboy Jazz Festival to pay tribute to Gerald Wilson

In this Friday, Feb. 28, 2003, file photo, Gerald Wilson, right, a former Navy Band member, conducts the Navy Band Great Lakes Jazz Ensemble as Petty Officer 1st Class Greg Dudzcenski, left, solos during concert at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center in Great Lakes, Ill. The Playboy Jazz Festival will pay tribute to one of Los Angeles' own jazz greats, Gerald Wilson, with son Anthony Wilson leading his late father's big band, at the two-day festival that begins June 13, 2015. (AP Photo/Brian Kersey, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Playboy Jazz Festival will pay tribute to one of Los Angeles’ own jazz greats, Gerald Wilson, with son Anthony Wilson leading his late father’s big band.

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