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Pennsylvania school nixes coaching hire of Artrell Hawkins

In this file photo from Nov. 24, 2002, Cincinnati Bengals defensive back Artrell Hawkins (27) plays against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh. Hawkins was named as head coach at Bishop McCort High school in Johnstown Pa. on Feb. 18, 2015. But on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, the western Pennsylvania Catholic school rescinded its decision to hire Hawkins. A spokesman for the school said, that the "formal process" and "protocols" used to hire its coaches were not followed before the school announced that it hired Hawkins Jr. as head football coach. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, FILE)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Retired NFL player Artrell Hawkins Jr.’s alma mater has rescinded its decision to hire him as football coach.

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‘American Sniper’ suspect’s ex-comrades mourn man they knew

In this 2008 photo provided by Corey Smalley, Eddie Ray Routh poses with an AK-47 at Camp Fallujah in Iraq. For the Marines who served with him in the Iraqi desert, the man on trial for gunning down "American Sniper" Chris Kyle and a friend is not the Eddie Ray Routh they knew. The 27-year-old veteran stands charged with capital murder in the Feb. 2, 2013, slayings of the former Navy SEAL and his friend, Chad Littlefield. The two men had taken Routh to a shooting range after Routh's mother asked Kyle to help her son cope with debilitating post-traumatic stress disorder and other personal demons. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Corey Smalley)

STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — For those who served with Eddie Ray Routh in the Iraqi desert, the man on trial for gunning down the famed “American Sniper” Chris Kyle and a friend is not the Marine they had come to know.

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Detroit shoots nearly 70 percent, beats Youngstown St. 83-70

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Juwan Howard Jr. scored 22 points with four 3-pointers and Jarod Williams tossed in 16 as Detroit made nearly 70 percent of its field goals to defeat Youngstown State 83-70 on Saturday night.

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Police probing 2nd racist incident involving Chelsea fans

Chelsea fans watch an English Premier League soccer match against Burnley at the Stamford Bridge ground in London, Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. British police launched an investigation into further suspected racism involving Chelsea fans as the London club used Saturday’s Premier League game to celebrate diversity in football. Stickers emblazoned with “Support Chelsea Support Equality” were handed out at Stamford Bridge after a week when public acts of racism by some Chelsea fans brought a renewed focus on football’s fight against discrimination. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

LONDON (AP) — British police launched an investigation into further suspected racism involving Chelsea fans as the London club used Saturday’s Premier League game to celebrate diversity in football.

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Kurt Busch appeals to save his NASCAR career

A window outside driver Kurt Busch's garage stall shows a reference to NFL player Ray Rice written by a spectator at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. In a stunning move just two days before the season-opening Daytona 500, NASCAR suspended Kurt Busch indefinitely on Friday after a judge said the former champion almost surely strangled and beat an ex-girlfriend last fall and there was a "substantial likelihood" of more domestic violence from him in the future. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kurt Busch will miss the Daytona 500, and finds himself once again fighting for his career.

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