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Pistorius: former girlfriend testifies on gunplay

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A former girlfriend of Oscar Pistorius testified Friday at the double-amputee runner's murder trial that he always carried a firearm and that their relationship ended when he cheated on her with Reeva Steenkamp, the woman he fatally shot last year.

Last Updated on Friday, 07 March 2014

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Browns tender contract to LB Robertson

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns extended a contract tender to starting inside linebacker Craig Robertson as an exclusive-rights free agent.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 March 2014

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10-second rule withdrawn by NCAA rules committee

NEW YORK (AP) — Round 1 in the fight over pace of play in college football goes to those who have the need for speed.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 March 2014

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Witness: Pistorius prayed over his shot girlfriend

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — As the girlfriend he shot lay dead or dying in his home, a weeping, praying Oscar Pistorius knelt at her side and struggled in vain to help her breathe by holding two fingers in her clenched mouth, a witness testified Thursday at the double-amputee runner's murder trial.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 March 2014

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NCAA, conferences sued over scholarship value

Former West Virginia football player Shawne Alston sued the NCAA and five major conferences Wednesday, saying they violated antitrust laws by agreeing to cap the value of an athletic scholarship at less than the actual cost of attending school.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 March 2014

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Ukraine beats US 2-0 in soccer exhibition

LARNACA, Cyprus (AP) — One banner in the stands read "Ukraine is Undivided!" on the top and "One Country — One Team!" on the bottom. Ukrainian fans sang their nation's anthem in the final moments, and some broke into a chant of "No war in Ukraine!" after the final whistle.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 March 2014

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Paxton 3 scoreless IP; Indians beat Mariners 8-5

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — James Paxton allowed two hits in three scoreless innings and Nick Franklin drove in two runs Wednesday in the Seattle Mariners' 8-5 loss to the Cleveland Indians.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 March 2014

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Guerrero's grand slam powers Dodgers past Reds

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Alex Guerrero hit a grand slam and Adrian Gonzalez added a solo home run as the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied for 10-3 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday night.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 March 2014

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