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Commonwealth Games lifter faces sex assault charge

In this image taken Sunday July 27, 2014 Papua New Guinea's Toua Udia competes in the Clean and Jerk of the men's 77kg Weightlifting at the Clyde Auditorium  during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow Scotland. Toua Udia a weightlifter from Papua New Guinea competed at the Commonwealth Games despite being prosecuted over an alleged sexual assault while in Glasgow. Glasgow Sheriff Court says Toua Udia pleaded not guilty and faces trial on Friday Aug. 1, 2014. Police Scotland said Udia was arrested over the alleged assault after receiving a report of an incident last Monday at a supermarket close to the athletes’ village. (AP Photo/Andrew Milligan/PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — A weightlifter from Papua New Guinea who competed at the Commonwealth Games faces trial over an alleged sexual assault at a Glasgow supermarket.

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Marshall RB Grooms dismissed after arrest

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall has dismissed running back Kevin Grooms following his arrest.

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Judge denies Hernandez’s request for dismissal

Former NFL football player Aaron Hernandez watches during a hearing in Bristol County Superior Court Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Fall River, Mass. Tuesday's status hearing comes a day after Hernandez's lawyers protested that live broadcasts of two previous hearings violated state court rules by showing Hernandez's private conversations with his legal team. (AP Photo/CJ Gunther, Pool)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A judge has rejected a motion to dismiss charges against Aaron Hernandez stemming from the 2013 slaying of a Boston man whose body was found near Hernandez’s home.

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Bond set for 2 arrested for armed robbery

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Two people, including a Southern Miss football player, were arrested Friday on a charge of armed robbery.

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TCU’s Fields surrenders to misdemeanor warrant

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — TCU defensive end Devonte Fields has surrendered to authorities on a misdemeanor assault warrant.

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