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South African judge convicts veteran tennis player of rape

Retired tennis player Bob Hewitt sits in the dock in a court east of Johannesburg, South Afirca, Monday, March 23, 2015. Hewitt, a former Grand Slam doubles tennis champion, was convicted in a South African court of rape and sexual assault decades after the alleged assaults. (AP Photo)

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A judge in South Africa on Monday convicted Bob Hewitt, a former Grand Slam tennis champion, of raping and sexually assaulting three girls whom he had been coaching. The assaults occurred decades ago, according to the victims who are now grown women.

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Ex-NFL player Darren Sharper pleads guilty to sex assault in Arizona; deal calls for 9 years

PHOENIX (AP) — Ex-NFL player Darren Sharper pleads guilty to sex assault in Arizona; deal calls for 9 years.

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Spain’s prosecutor calls for trial, jail for Barcelona boss

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s prosecutor has requested the National Court open a trial against Barcelona football club, its current president Josep Bartomeu and his predecessor Alexandre “Sandro” Rosell for alleged tax evasion, including in the signing of Brazil striker Neymar.

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South African judge convicts former tennis champion Bob Hewitt of rape, sexual assault.

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African judge convicts former tennis champion Bob Hewitt of rape, sexual assault.

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Funeral held for Mexican wrestler killed during match

In this April 13, 2007 photo, Mexican wrestler Pedro Aguayo Ramirez, known as Hijo del Perro Aguayo, top, tries to remove the mask of Mistico during a wrestling match in Mexico City. Ramirez, the son of a wrestling legend in the country, died early Saturday March 21, 2015, from a hit suffered in the ring in Tijuana, the Baja California state prosecutor's office said. (AP Photo/Ezequiel Tlaxcala-CUARTOSCURO.COM) MEXICO OUT - NO PUBLICAR EN MEXICO - MANDATORY CREDIT - CREDITO OBLIGATORIO

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The funeral was held Sunday for Mexican wrestler Pedro Aguayo Ramirez, known as Hijo del Perro Aguayo, who died from injuries sustained during a match in Tijuana.

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