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Sprint official testifies in Aaron Hernandez murder trial

Former New England Patriots NFL football player Aaron Hernandez, left, talks with his lawyer Charles Rankin during his murder trial at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Hernandez is charged in the murder of Odin Lloyd in 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, Pool)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A phone company official testifying in Aaron Hernandez’s murder trial says several text messages the former NFL player exchanged with a co-defendant before the killing are missing from his phone.

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Buffalo engineers seek to build better NFL schedule

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Two industrial engineering students at the University at Buffalo decided to see if they could build a fairer NFL schedule. It added up to a tougher challenge than anticipated.

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Judge rules for Peterson, paving way for reinstatement

In this Dec. 1, 2013, fikle photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, left, tries to break a tackle from Chicago Bears free safety Chris Conte during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in Minneapolis. A federal judge has cleared the way for Peterson to be reinstated. U.S. District Judge David Doty issued his order Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, less than three weeks after hearing oral arguments. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt, File)

In NFL limbo for the last five-plus months, Adrian Peterson’s future with the Minnesota Vikings is still in question.

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Colts agree to extension with backup QB Hasselbeck

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Matt Hasselbeck wanted one more shot at a Super Bowl ring.

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Falcons release veteran running back Steven Jackson

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons on Thursday released running back Steven Jackson, who in two seasons with the team couldn’t recapture his 1,000-yard form that made him one of the league’s top backs with the Rams.

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