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2 sentences next in University of Toledo point-shaving case

In this Octocer 2004 photo is University of Toledo basketball player Sammy Villegas in Toledo, Ohio. Villegas, who accepted at least $3,000 from a gambler to miss shots and make other mistakes, was sentenced to probation Tuesday, March 24, 2015 in a decade-old point-shaving scandal.  (AP Photo/The Blade, Lisa Dutton) MANDATORY CREDIT  MAGS OUT NO SALES  TV OUT  BOWLING GREEN SENTINEL-TRIBUNE OUT  THE MONROE EVENING NEWS OUT  TOLEDO FREE PRESS OUT

DETROIT (AP) — Two former University of Toledo basketball players who accepted money from a gambler to fix game scores were sentenced to probation Tuesday in a decade-old point-shaving scandal at the Ohio school.

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Ex-NFL star Sharper starts entering pleas in 4-state deal

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper, center, with his attorneys, Lisa Wayne, left, and Leonard Levine, right, appear in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday, March 23, 2015. Sharper was sentenced to nine years in federal prison Monday immediately after he pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a woman in Arizona, marking the first change of plea of the day for the former safety accused of drugging and assaulting women in four states. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, Pool)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former NFL star Darren Sharper pleaded guilty in Las Vegas to reduced felony attempted sex assault as part of a four-state plea deal that’ll put him to federal prison for about nine years.

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Cousin of Aaron Hernandez takes stand in his murder trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A cousin of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has taken the stand in the murder trial after being ordered by the court to do so, but she has repeatedly said she can’t remember.

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Man sentenced in crash that injured UND hockey player

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — An Arvilla man convicted of misdemeanor aggravated reckless driving in an incident that severely injured a member of the University of North Dakota women’s hockey team has been sentenced to about four months in jail.

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Ex-NFL player Sharper gets 9 years in Arizona sex assault

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper, right, appears in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday, March 23, 2015. At left is his attorney, Lisa Wayne. Sharper pleaded no contest Monday in Los Angeles to charges of drugging and raping two women in the second of similar criminal cases in four states. Earlier, he pleaded guilty by video link to sexual assault in Arizona and was sentenced to nine years in federal prison. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, Pool)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former NFL star Darren Sharper removed all doubt Monday that he drugged and raped women, taking the first of several steps to own up to sex assaults in four states that will send him to federal prison for about nine years.

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