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Sharper’s attorneys to question Arizona evidence

PHOENIX (AP) — Lawyers for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper will return to a Phoenix courtroom Thursday to question the evidence being used to keep him in jail without bail on charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted two women.

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Bills great Kelly hoping to spend weekend at home

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is planning to spend this weekend celebrating Easter at home in suburban Buffalo with his family, before returning to New York City to resume treatments for sinus cancer.

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Fired coach returns to job at Minn State, Mankato

Todd Hoffner, former football coach at Minnesota State, Mankato, tears up as he talks about getting back to coaching football after being fired  more than a year ago, during a news conference Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Minneapolis. Hoffner will return to his old job after an arbitrator ruled he was wrongfully terminated, saying the decision wasn't easy but that it would help him and his family heal. (AP Photo/Star Tribune, Kyndell Harkness) MINNEAPOLIS-AREA TV OUT  MAGS OUT  ST. PAUL OUT

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Football players at Minnesota State, Mankato, refused to practice for their former head coach on Wednesday, greeting his reinstatement by an arbitrator by demanding that the interim coach keep the top job.

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Jets sign former Titans RB Chris Johnson

Former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson watches the second half of an NBA basketball game between the New York Knicks and the Brooklyn Nets Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in New York. The The Knicks won 109-98. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — Always fast on the field, Chris Johnson found a new job pretty quickly, too.

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Sharper challenges his no-bail status in Arizona

PHOENIX (AP) — Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper’s DNA was found in an examination of one of two women who accuse him of drugging and sexually assaulting them at a Tempe apartment, a detective said Wednesday.

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