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Jets announce trade for receiver Percy Harvin

In this Oct. 12, 2014, photo, Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin stands on the sideline late in the second half of the Seahawks' 30-23 loss to the Dallas Cowboys in an NFL football game in Seattle. The New York Jets have acquired Harvin from the Seahawks. Two people familiar with the trade told The Associated Press on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, that Harvin, a star in last season's Super Bowl but injury-prone through his career, was headed to the Jets. The people spoke anonymously because the deal was not officially announced by either club. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets announced Saturday they have acquired wide receiver Percy Harvin from the Seattle Seahawks for a conditional draft pick.

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Ga lawmakers consider athlete legislation

ATLANTA (AP) — In the wake of the suspension of Georgia running back Todd Gurley, state legislators are considering ways to punish people who jeopardize college athletes’ eligibility.

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AP Sources: Seahawks trade Percy Harvin to Jets

In this Oct. 12, 2014, photo, Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin stands on the sideline late in the second half of the Seahawks' 30-23 loss to the Dallas Cowboys in an NFL football game in Seattle. The New York Jets have acquired Harvin from the Seahawks. Two people familiar with the trade told The Associated Press on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, that Harvin, a star in last season's Super Bowl but injury-prone through his career, was headed to the Jets. The people spoke anonymously because the deal was not officially announced by either club. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have acquired wide receiver Percy Harvin from the Seattle Seahawks.

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Law allowing sports betting signed by Christie

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is moving ahead with plans to permit betting on sports in the state and a racetrack said it will start taking bets next weekend, but legal challenges could stall the rollout.

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Friedman: Dodgers to hire GM, keep Mattingly

Andrew Friedman, a 37-year-old former Wall Street analyst, speaks after being introduced as the new Los Angeles Dodger president of baseball operations at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the middle of Andrew Friedman’s introduction as the Los Angeles Dodgers’ president of baseball operations, a question was asked from a corner of the room.

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