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Coach Zimmer ‘fully expects’ Peterson to be with Vikings

In this Sept. 7, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson warms up before the start of an NFL football game between the St. Louis Rams and the Vikings  in St. Louis. Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings have reached a standstill in their relationship. Peterson's agent, Ben Dogra, said in an interview on Tuesday, March 24, 2015,  that he believes a return to Minnesota this season is not in the "best interest" of the standout running back. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam, File)

PHOENIX (AP) — Vikings coach Mike Zimmer “fully expects” Adrian Peterson to be with the team for the 2015 season, adding Wednesday there are “no plans” to trade the star running back.

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Hernandez lawyers fight to bar jail calls from murder trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The judge overseeing the murder trial of Aaron Hernandez says prosecutors are “about a week or so” away from resting their case against the former New England Patriots player.

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NCAA emails among documents released in USC coach lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Private emails between NCAA committee members have been made public in the defamation lawsuit against the organization brought by former Southern California assistant football coach Todd McNair, whose alleged ethical breaches in the scandal surrounding Heisman Trophy-winning tailback Reggie Bush were outlined in an NCAA report.

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Owners still with plenty of work to do at meetings

PHOENIX (AP) — NFL owners head into their final day of a busy set of meetings with plenty more work to do.

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Pujols homers, Trout triples but Rangers beat Angels 15-8

Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor makes an off-balance throw to get the out at first after fielding a slow roller hit by Anaheim Angels' Erick Aybar during the third inning of a spring training baseball game Tuesday, March 24, 2015, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Albert Pujols homered and Mike Trout hit an RBI triple, but the Texas Rangers tagged Los Angeles Angels closer Huston Street for six runs Tuesday in a 15-8 victory.

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