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Fiancee of ex-NFL player Hernandez due to be called in trial

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, left, sits with his defense attorney Charles Rankin during his murder trial Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is charged with killing Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, Pool)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The judge overseeing the trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has dismissed a juror for personal reasons.

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French pair wins ice dancing gold at figure skating worlds

Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan performs during the Mens Short Program event in the ISU World Figure Skating Championship 2015 held at the Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai, China, Friday, March 27, 2015. Hanyu finished in first place in the event. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

SHANGHAI (AP) — Yuzuru Hanyu only had a matter of weeks to prepare to defend his title at the world figure skating championships after a string of injuries and mishaps kept him off the ice for much of an unlucky season.

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Cowgirls have big shoes to fill next season

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — It’s rare that a college basketball team doesn’t suffer some attrition to graduation. But some years are worse than others.

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Tennessee fires basketball coach Donnie Tyndall

In this Feb. 11, 2015, file photo, Tennessee head coach Donnie Tyndall responds to a officials call in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Vanderbilt in Nashville, Tenn. Tennessee has fired basketball coach Donnie Tyndall after one season. Tyndall’s firing comes as the NCAA investigates his two-year stay at Southern Mississippi, where he coached before coming to Tennessee last year. Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart said in a statement Friday, March 27, 2015, it is “highly likely” Tyndall will face “significant penalties” after the NCAA completes its inquiry.  (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has fired basketball coach Donnie Tyndall after one season.

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Bill Clinton’s ‘flaws’ the subject of off-Broadway musical

In this image released by JT-Pr, from left, Tom Galantich, as Bill Clinton, Kerry Butler, as Hillary Rodham Clinton and Duke Lafoon as Billy Clinton, appear during a performance of "Clinton the Musical."The musical begins previews off-Broadway at New World Stages on March 25 and opens April 9. (AP Photo/JT-Pr, Russ Rowland)

NEW YORK (AP) — Bill and Hillary Clinton are going back to the White House this spring — onstage, that is.

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