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  • Entertainment

    The Latest: Defense rests in Will Smith shooting trial

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on the trial of Cardell Hayes, charged with second-degree murder in the April 9 shooting death of former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith (all times local):4 p.m.The defense has rested in the Will Smith shooting...

    By The Associated Press|

  • Football

    Jets waive/injured Antonio Allen, promote Freddie Bishop

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have waived/injured safety Antonio Allen and signed linebacker Freddie Bishop from the practice squad.Allen had been ruled out against San Francisco on Sunday with a concussion after being injured...

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  • Men's sports

    South Dakota has strong 2nd half, beats Sac. State 72-56

    VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Tyler Flack hit 8 of 12 from the floor for 20 points and grabbed nine rebounds as South Dakota pulled away in the second half to overwhelm Sacramento State 72-56 on Saturday.Trey Dickerson finished with 13 points and Trey...

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  • News

    Trump at Army-Navy game to salute armed forces

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Donald Trump is partaking in one of the nation's most storied football rivalries, saluting U.S. troops at the annual Army-Navy game on Saturday as he prepares to enter the White House.The future commander in chief attended the...

    By Ken Thomas, Associated Press|

  • Men's sports

    Last month's postponed Kings-76ers game reset for Jan. 30

    NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA says the Sacramento-Philadelphia game that was postponed last month has been rescheduled for Jan. 30.The Nov. 30 game in Philadelphia had been called off because of condensation on the court at Wells Fargo Center. The...

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  • Entertainment

    Defendant in murder trial insists drunken Will Smith had gun

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The man who fatally shot retired New Orleans Saints star Will Smith insisted Saturday that he did so only after a drunken, irate Smith retrieved a gun from his damaged SUV following an April 9 car crash."I knew for a fact that...

    By Kevin Mcgill, Associated Press|

  • Business

    German liqueur company says Bucks' new logo looks familiar

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — A German company that makes a popular liqueur is not raising a shot glass to the Milwaukee Bucks' redesigned logo.The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports (http://bit.ly/2h9FfC8 ) that Mast-Jägermeister has filed formal opposition...

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  • Entertainment

    Murder trial of killer of retired Saint star enters Day 6

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As trial resumed Saturday for the man who fatally shot retired New Orleans Saints star Will Smith, defense attorneys called more witnesses to bolster their claim that the shooting was a case of self-defense.Attorneys for...

    By Kevin Mcgill, Associated Press|

  • Football

    Falcons receiver Sanu out Sunday vs Rams; Jones questionable

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons will be without receiver Mohamed Sanu for Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Rams because of a groin injury.Still unclear is the status of the team's best receiver. Julio Jones has turf toe, did...

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  • News

    Former Major League pitcher becomes police officer

    ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A former Major League Baseball pitcher has hung up his jersey and become a police officer.Anthony Varvaro graduated from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police academy on Friday.He was a relief pitcher for the...

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