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Coroner: Ex-NFL running back’s cellmate death ruled homicide

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — The death of a man sharing a prison cell with former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips was ruled a homicide by strangulation, according to a coroner’s report released Thursday.

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After worst season ever, Lakers see hopeful signs in future

Los Angeles Lakers forward Jordan Hill glances up to the stands during the closing moments of the Lakers' 102-92 loss to the Sacramento Kings in an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, April 13, 2015. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — The worst season in the Los Angeles Lakers’ history has finally ended, and the longest summer has just begun.

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NFL reinstates Adrian Peterson from suspension

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The NFL has reinstated Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson on Thursday, clearing the way for him to return after missing most of last season while facing child abuse charges in Texas.

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Woman loses home, other gifts to wife of ex-Clippers owner

In this March 4, 2015, file photo, Shelly Sterling, wife of former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, attends an NBA basketball game between the Clippers and the Portland Trail Blazers in Los Angeles. A Los Angeles judge has ruled that Shelly Sterling is owed $2.6 million by a woman her husband showered with gifts. Judge Richard Fruin Jr. ruled Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in the lawsuit, awarding Shelly Sterling most of the nearly $3 million she had sought. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The recordings that Donald Sterling’s companion made of his off-color remarks cost him ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers and cost her the benefits of a sugar daddy.

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Honoring Jackie Robinson extends into orbit this year

Member of the Atlanta Braves baseball team, including manager Fredi Gonzalez, left, wear No. 42 in recognition of Jackie Robinson Day before a baseball game against Miami, Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/The Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)  (MARIETTA DAILY OUT, GWINNETT DAILY POST OUT) LOCAL STATIONS OUT (WXIA, WGCL, FOX 5)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jackie Robinson Day was celebrated even in space this year.

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