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Mayweather hoping a bad week gets better

Boxers Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and Marcos Maidana pose during a press conference Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, in Las Vegas. The two are scheduled to fight in a welterweight title fight Saturday in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — It didn’t start out as the best of weeks for Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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Pistorius: How the verdict is being delivered

Oscar Pistorius, right, accompanied by a relative leaves the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. Presiding Judge Thokozile Masipa is expected to announce her verdict in Pistorius' murder trail after scrutinizing evidence Thursday and Friday given by 37 witnesses in a court transcript running to thousands of pages in a drama that has played out over six months. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Guilty or not guilty? The verdict in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial is not being delivered so simply.

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Judge: Pistorius can’t be found guilty of murder

Oscar Pistorius reacts in the dock in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday Sept. 11, 2014 as Judge Thokozile Masipa reads notes as she delivers her verdict in Pistorius' murder trial. The South African judge in Oscar Pistorius’ murder trial said Thursday that prosecutors have not proved beyond a reasonable doubt that the double-amputee Olympic athlete is guilty of premeditated murder. (AP Photo/Kim Ludbrook, Pool)

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The judge in Oscar Pistorius’ trial ruled out a murder conviction for the double-amputee Olympian Thursday in the shooting death of his girlfriend but said he was negligent, raising the possibility he’ll be convicted of culpable homicide.

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Your Top Plays for Today

File: In this Tuesday May, 20, 2014, file photo Oscar Pistorius outide the HIgh Court in Pretoria, South Africa. Presiding Judge Thokozile Masipa is expected to announce her verdict in Pistorius' murder trail after scrutinizing evidence Thursday and Friday given by 37 witnesses in a court transcript running to thousands of pages in a drama that has played out over six months. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, File)

Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide

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AP Newsbreak: Source says Rice video sent to NFL

In this May 22, 2012, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell pauses during a new conference in Atlanta. A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL employee five months ago, while league executives have insisted they didn't see the violent images until they were published this week. The person played The Associated Press a 12-second voicemail from an NFL office number confirming the video arrived on April 9. A female voice expresses thanks for providing the video and says: "You're right. It's terrible." Goodell sent a memo on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, to the 32 teams reiterating that the NFL never saw the video until Monday, Sept. 8. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive five months ago, while Commissioner Roger Goodell has insisted the league didn’t see the violent images until this week.

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