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Fiancee of ex-NFL player Hernandez due to be called in trial

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, left, sits with his defense attorney Charles Rankin during his murder trial Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is charged with killing Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, Pool)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is due to be called to testify by prosecutors in his murder trial, two people with knowledge of the matter told The Associated Press.

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Former NFL great Bednarik remembered at viewing in hometown

Philadelphia Eagles president Don Smolenski speaks to the media outside a viewing for former Eagles' Chuck Bednarik, a Pro Football Hall of Famer and one of the last great two-way NFL players, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Bethlehem, Pa. Bednarik known as "Concrete Charlie," died early Saturday, March 21. He was 89. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Hall of Fame linebacker Chuck Bednarik is being remembered as a major figure in the history of the NFL and one of the Philadelphia Eagles’ greatest players.

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Australia’s Gotsis an anchor for Georgia Tech defense

FILE- In this Dec. 29, 2014, file photo, Georgia Tech defensive lineman Adam Gotsis answers questions during media day for the Orange Bowl NCAA college football game in Miami Gardens, Fla. Gotsis appeared to be a curiosity when he was signed by Georgia Tech out of Australia three years ago. Now, preparing for his senior season, the defensive tackle is a standout with a probable future in the NFL. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

ATLANTA (AP) — Adam Gotsis wasn’t on any of the recruiting lists when the Australian signed with Georgia Tech three years ago in what looked like a strange experiment.

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Steelers re-sign WR Heyward-Bey to 1-year deal

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have re-signed free agent wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey to a one-year contract.

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Ex-Husker DE Randy Gregory to NFL Media: I failed drug tests

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Defensive end Randy Gregory said he tested positive for marijuana at the NFL scouting combine last month and that he failed two drug tests at Nebraska last year.

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