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Fellow armed robber with ex-A&M standout also gets prison

DALLAS (AP) — A fellow armed robber who helped Texas A&M all-time leading rusher Darren Lewis hold up Dallas-area businesses is also going to federal prison.

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Nacita says disregarding guidance from Baylor was mistake

WACO, Texas (AP) — Former Baylor running back Silas Nacita says he made a mistake by “disregarding guidance” from the school’s compliance department and accepting benefits that led to him being removed from the team.

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Hawks charge past short-handed Mavericks 104-87

Atlanta Hawks guard Dennis Schroder (17) collides with Dallas Mavericks guard J.J. Barea (5) as he drives in the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta backup point guard Dennis Schroder again shined against a Dallas team that was missing its starting point guard.

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Ex-Marine convicted in ‘Sniper’ trial faces life in prison

Former Marine Cpl. Eddie Ray Routh stands during his capital murder trial at the Erath County, Donald R. Jones Justice Center in Stephenville Texas, on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. Routh, 27, of Lancaster, is charged with the 2013 deaths of Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield at a shooting range near Glen Rose, Texas. (AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News, Michael Ainsworth, Pool)

STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — The former Marine convicted of killing “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle and another man was hospitalized multiple times for psychiatric treatment and was prescribed medication to treat schizophrenia. He spoke of pig-human hybrids and the apocalypse and was described by Kyle himself as “straight-up nuts.”

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Mavs suspend Rondo for 1 game after exchange with Carlisle

Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas, left, reaches for the ball against Dallas Mavericks guard Rajon Rondo (9) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

ATLANTA (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks suspended Rajon Rondo for their game Wednesday night in Atlanta for conduct detrimental to the team, a day after the point guard had a heated exchange on the court with coach Rick Carlisle and was benched.

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