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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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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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Tulsa names Michael Schwartz as assistant basketball coach

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Fresno State associate head basketball coach Michael Schwartz has been named an assistant basketball coach at the University of Tulsa.

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Ranaudo struggles in Rangers’ 10-2 loss to Angels

Texas Rangers' Anthony Ranaudo delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Anthony Ranaudo got his first start with the Texas Rangers, and after a short outing he is already headed back to the minor leagues.

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Bruins fire GM Chairelli 4 years after Stanley Cup

Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli, right, speaks alongside head coach Claude Julien at a news conference at TD Garden Monday, April 13, 2015, in Boston. The Bruins failed to reach the playoffs for the first time in eight years. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)

The Boston Bruins fired general manager Peter Chiarelli on Wednesday, days after missing the playoffs for the first time in eight years and just four seasons after the franchise won its first Stanley Cup title since 1972.

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