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A bullet casing found at the murder scene is displayed as evidence in front of former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez during his murder trial at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. Hernandez is accused of the murder of Odin Lloyd in June 2013.

Cop: Shell casings in Hernandez car, at scene from same gun

Shell casing found in Hernandez's rental car are from same weapon as murder scene

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Hall of Fame game slated for May 23 at Doubleday Field

Hall of Famers Rollie Fingers, Tom Glavine, Phil Niekro, and Ozzie Smith are returning to Doubleday Field.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Wednesday, Feb. 25.

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Spring Training: Stanton’s ready to go

Giancarlo Stanton says he's fully recovered from the September beaning that ended his 2014 season.

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Council OKs L.A. stadium backed by Rams owner

With a 5-0 vote, the council approved the $2 billion plan at a meeting Tuesday night.

Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose speaks during a news conference at the NBA basketball team's media day Friday, Sept. 27, 2013., in Deerfield, Ill. Rose missed last season after tearing an ACL in a playoff game in 2012.

Bulls Derrick Rose out again with knee injury, needs surgery

The Bulls say a timetable for his return will be determined after the surgery.

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No. 14 Maryland stuns No. 5 Wisconsin 59-53

The Terrapins ended the Badgers' 10-game winning streak in ruining their bid to clinch a share of the Big Ten regular-season title.

Barcelona's Luis Suarez, left, celebrates after scoring the opening goal of his team during the Champions League Round of 16 soccer match between Manchester City and Barcelona at Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015.

Soccer: Barcelona, Juventus post wins, FIFA closer to moving World Cup, Bayern Munich on top

Soccer Roundup: Champions League victories; The 2022 Qatar World Cup in November & December? Bundesliga champs lead the way.

Shaneah Jenkins, the girlfriend of Odin Lloyd, and Ursula Ward, the mother of Odin Lloyd, hold hands while photographs of Lloyd's body are shown as evidence in the murder trial of former New England Patriots NFL football player Aaron Hernandez at Bristol County Superior Court, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is charged in the murder of Odin Lloyd in 2013.

Mom mouths ‘my baby’ as son’s body shown in Hernandez trial

The mother of the man former NFL player Aaron Hernandez is charged with killing has mouthed the words "my baby, my baby" as photos of his body in the morgue were shown in court.

Kansas State fans rush the floor following an NCAA college basketball game against Kansas at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, Kan., Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. Kansas State defeated Kansas 70-63.

K-State apologizes to Kansas for court-storming incident

Kansas State athletic director John Currie has promised to review the school's security procedures after an upset of eighth-ranked Kansas on Monday night turned into a chaotic scene as students and fans rushed the court.

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Browns roll out ‘new’ logo with modified helmet colors

Browns president Alec Scheiner said the team went through a two-year evaluation process in designing the new logos and uniforms. The Browns did consider putting a logo on the helmet.

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Lawmaker seeks to ban chewing tobacco in baseball

MLB players would be banned from using chewing tobacco under the first bill in a nationwide campaign planned by anti-tobacco activists.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, Feb. 24.

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WATCH: Byron Jones shatters NFL combine record

The UConn cornerback delivered a performance for the ages, recording an astonishing 12-foot, 3-inch broad jump that set not only a combine record, but what appears to be a world record as well.

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Spring training warms up players, winter-weary fans

MLB training camps heat up this week, warming the hearts of fans suffering in the arctic chill of a brutal winter.

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FIFA wants to shorten the 2022 World Cup

A task force has recommended the Gulf state hosts a shorter tournament staged over cooler months.

Texas Rangers' Adrian Beltre catches a ball during spring training baseball practice Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, in Surprise, Ariz.

Rangers rework Beltre’s deal, eliminate right to void 2016

Rangers guarantee Beltre's 2016 salary

Connecticut defensive back Byron Jones runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015.

Byron Jones steals show on final day of NFL combine workouts

Jones' long jump breaks combine record

Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams, right, runs as Seattle Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor dives to tackle him during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game in Seattle, Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015.

Williams tells TV station Panthers are releasing him

DeAngelo Williams reportedly done in Carolina

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez waves as he arrives at the Yankees' minor league complex Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in Tampa, Fla.

Alex Rodriguez reports to Yankees following drug suspension

A-Rod looking to make MLB comeback after year long hiatus

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NFL salary cap increases $10 million to top $143 million

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell pauses as he speaks during a news conference Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in New York. Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. The league has faced increasing criticism that it has not acted quickly or emphatically enough concerning the domestic abuse cases. The commissioner reiterated that he botched the handling of the Ray Rice case.

The NFL's salary cap is going up $10 million to $143.28 million for the 2015 season.

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Many player receive franchise tags including Dez Bryant

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Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant heads for the end zone after catching a 68-yard pass for a touchdown during the third quarter of an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in St. Louis.

This was the final day for NFL teams to designate franchise or transition players. Teams had two weeks to use the franchise tag to avoid having a player hit the free agent market.

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Kentucky tops AP college basketball poll

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The latest Associated Press college basketball poll is out.

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Deadline day for NFL, NHL

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This is the last day NFL teams can designate franchise players and the NHL trade deadline is looming.

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Bill Gates is still the world’s richest man

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The co-founder tops the list with a whopping $79 billion in net worth.

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