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Hernandez lawyers fight to bar jail calls from murder trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The judge overseeing the murder trial of Aaron Hernandez says prosecutors are “about a week or so” away from resting their case against the former New England Patriots player.

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2 sentences next in University of Toledo point-shaving case

In this Octocer 2004 photo is University of Toledo basketball player Sammy Villegas in Toledo, Ohio. Villegas, who accepted at least $3,000 from a gambler to miss shots and make other mistakes, was sentenced to probation Tuesday, March 24, 2015 in a decade-old point-shaving scandal.  (AP Photo/The Blade, Lisa Dutton) MANDATORY CREDIT  MAGS OUT NO SALES  TV OUT  BOWLING GREEN SENTINEL-TRIBUNE OUT  THE MONROE EVENING NEWS OUT  TOLEDO FREE PRESS OUT

DETROIT (AP) — Two former University of Toledo basketball players who accepted money from a gambler to fix game scores were sentenced to probation Tuesday in a decade-old point-shaving scandal at the Ohio school.

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Police: No drugs other than pot in RB Ahmad Bradshaw’s car

This Nov. 3, 2014, file photo shows Indianapolis Colts running back Ahmad Bradshaw (44) before an NFL football game against the New York Giants in East Rutherford, N.J. Ohio state police said Tuesday, March 24, 2015, that crime lab tests found no other illegal drugs in the vehicle that NFL football player Ahmad Bradshaw was driving when he was charged with a misdemeanor marijuana possession count. Troopers had sent other unidentified substances taken from the car for testing. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio state police said Tuesday that crime laboratory tests found no other illegal drugs in the vehicle a veteran professional football player was driving when he was charged with a misdemeanor marijuana possession count.

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Ex-NFL star Sharper starts entering pleas in 4-state deal

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper, center, with his attorneys, Lisa Wayne, left, and Leonard Levine, right, appear in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday, March 23, 2015. Sharper was sentenced to nine years in federal prison Monday immediately after he pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a woman in Arizona, marking the first change of plea of the day for the former safety accused of drugging and assaulting women in four states. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, Pool)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former NFL star Darren Sharper pleaded guilty in Las Vegas to reduced felony attempted sex assault as part of a four-state plea deal that’ll put him to federal prison for about nine years.

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Cousin of Aaron Hernandez takes stand in his murder trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A cousin of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has taken the stand in the murder trial after being ordered by the court to do so, but she has repeatedly said she can’t remember.

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