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What happened at NFL meetings and what it means

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell smiles while speaking to reporters during the NFL's spring meetings in San Francisco, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — NFL owners concluded an especially hectic spring meetings by setting up what figures to be a very busy summer and fall.

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Raiders sign cornerback Chimdi Chekwa

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed cornerback Chimdi Chekwa.

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After Babcock’s departure, Detroit’s focus turns to Blashill

Detroit Red Wings General Manager Ken Holland addresses the media, Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in Detroit to discuss the head coaching vacancy as coach Mike Babcock will now be the new head hockey coach with the Toronto Maple Leafs. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings are ready to start searching for a new coach — and right now there’s only one clear candidate.

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Braves trade right-hander John Cornely to Red Sox

ATLANTA (AP) — Pitcher John Cornely has been traded from the Atlanta Braves to the Boston Red Sox.

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Toronto Maple Leafs hire Mike Babcock as new head coach

In this Nov. 24, 2014, file photo, Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock reacts on the bench during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Ottawa Senators in Detroit. The Toronto Maple Leafs have hired Mike Babcock as their new head coach, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Tony Ding, File)

Mike Babcock moved from one Original Six franchise to another Wednesday, agreeing to an eight-year, $50 million deal to coach the Toronto Maple Leafs.

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