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Hearing set for soccer player in referee’s slaying

FILE- In this July 10, 2014 file photo, Bassel Abdul Saad, left, sits with his attorney Ali Hammoud, during his arraignment before Judge Kathleen McCann in the 16th District Court in Livonia, Mich.  Saad is accused of killing John Bieniewicz, a referee, with a punch to the neck.  A hearing for Saad is scheduled in Wayne County Circuit Court on Friday, Oct. 31. (AP Photo/Detroit News, David Coates)  MANDATORY CREDIT

DETROIT (AP) — A hearing for a Detroit-area soccer player charged in the one-punch slaying of a referee is scheduled in Wayne County Circuit Court.

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Ex-prep star pleads guilty to probation violation

DETROIT (AP) — Ex-Detroit prep football star Jayru Campbell has pleaded guilty to violating probation after his conviction for assaulting a school security guard.

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Former Detroit pitcher Robinson dies at age 52

DETROIT (AP) — Jeff Robinson, who helped the Detroit Tigers to an AL East championship as a rookie in 1987 and went on to pitch in the major leagues through 1992, has died. He was 52.

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