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3 more sentences next in Toledo sports bribery probe

In this May 14, 2009 file photo provided by U.S. Marshals is former University of Toledo football player Adam Cuomo of Hagersville, Ontario, Canada.  Cuomo, who admitted taking money from Detroit-area gambler Ghazi Manni to provide information about the Rockets or their opponents, will be sentenced in a sports bribery scheme that occurred years ago at the Ohio school. (AP Photo/U.S. Marshalls Service)

DETROIT (AP) — Three former football players at the University of Toledo have been placed on probation for their roles in a sports bribery scheme that occurred years ago at the Ohio school.

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AP Source: Vols agree to hire former Texas coach Rick Barnes

In this Feb. 2015, file photo, Texas head coach Rick Barnes calls to his players during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Iowa State in Austin, Texas. Barnes, who shaped Texas into a national basketball power with three Big 12 championships and 16 NCAA Tournament appearances in 17 years, will be released after yet another quick exit from the postseason, people with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press on Saturday. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Just two days after leaving Texas, Rick Barnes has landed at Tennessee.

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Rays release Alexi Casilla

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have released infielder Alexi Casilla.

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Cal soccer player died running across Los Angeles freeway

This undated photo provided by the Los Angeles Police Department shows 19-year-old Eloi Vasquez. The University of California, Berkeley, student went missing after he left a party near the University of Southern California campus in Los Angeles early Saturday, March 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Police Department)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A University of California, Berkeley, soccer player at the center of a two-day search and pleas for his return was killed running across a Los Angeles freeway shortly after he was last seen, but his lack of identification and other factors made confirming his death complicated, authorities said.

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Grichuk, Kozma to fill final Cardinals bench spots

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Infielder Pete Kozma and outfielder Randall Grichuk will fill the Cardinals’ final two bench spots on St. Louis’ opening-day roster.

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