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Lions draft Nebraska RB Abdullah in second round

Detroit Lions first round draft pick guard Laken Tomlinson addresses the media during a news conference on Friday, May 1, 2015 in Allen Park, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions selected Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah in the second round of the NFL draft Friday night, filling a need and adding depth after cutting Reggie Bush in the offseason.

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Babcock says he’s still uncertain about coaching future

DETROIT (AP) — Mike Babcock says he’s not rushing into any decisions about his future.

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Lions trade down, pick OL Tomlinson of Duke at No. 28

Duke offensive lineman Laken Tomlinson poses for photos with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell after being selected by the Detroit Lions as the 28th pick in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft,  Thursday, April 30, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Laken Tomlinson was 11 when he moved to the United States from Jamaica — a soccer player whose body would eventually fit better in another sport.

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Kirk Gibson diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease

In this Sept. 24, 2014, file photo, Arizona Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson watches from the dugout during a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins in Minneapolis. Gibson says he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. The 1988 National League MVP made the announcement Tuesday, April 28, 2015, through Fox Sports Detroit, where he calls Tigers games. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)

DETROIT (AP) — Kirk Gibson has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.

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