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Ex-Michigan receiver York sentenced for assault

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Former Michigan wide receiver Csont’e York has been sentenced to at least seven days in jail and two years of probation on misdemeanor assault charges.

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Prosecutor weighing new trial of jockey Albarado

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Louisville prosecutor is weighing whether to once again prosecute Hall of Fame jockey Robby Albarado on a domestic assault charge.

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Pistorius prosecutors consult expert over appeal

Oscar Pistorius sits in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 after judge Thokozile Masipais sentence Pistorius to five years imprisonment for culpable homicide in the killing of his girlfriend  Reeva Steenkamp last year.  (AP Photo/Herman Verwey, Pool)

STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius could still face a murder conviction and 15 years in prison for killing his girlfriend as prosecutors said Friday they had consulted a South African criminal law expert over an appeal.

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Maple Leafs back on ice day after Ottawa shooting

Toronto Maple Leafs right wing Joffrey Lupul (19) and New York Islanders left wing Matt Martin (17) collide during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Uniondale, N.Y., Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

TORONTO (AP) — The Maple Leafs are back on the ice a day after they were locked down in their hotel near the shootings in Ottawa.

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Pistorius, agent to have prison talks over career

In this Sept. 1, 2011 file photo, South Africa's Oscar Pistorius competes in a qualification round for the Men's 4x400m relay at the World Athletics Championships in Daegu, South Korea.  Double-amputee Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius, who shot and killed Steenkamp through a toilet cubicle door in his home last year, had earlier been convicted of culpable homicide, or negligent killing. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

Oscar Pistorius’ agent is seeking a prison meeting with the double-amputee athlete in the next few days to discuss his career, with South Africa’s Olympic committee saying Thursday the runner can’t compete for the full five years of his jail sentence.

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