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Sports 49ers take risk in fourth round, bolster both lines in fifth

He joins Oregon product DeForest Buckner, San Francisco's first-round selection, as the new faces on the team's defensive line.___AP NFL websites: http://pro32.ap.org and http://twitter.com/AP_NFLCopyright 2016 The Associated Press. San Francisco added another offensive lineman at the end of the fifth round with Mississippi tackle Fahn Cooper at No. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
USA Today
01/05
4 Points
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Sports Notre Dame suspends Blankenship, awaits Robinson decision

The futures of two Notre Dame players are in question with defensive lineman Grant Blankenship being suspended from the team for a violation of team rules and wide receiver Corey Robinson dealing with lingering effects from a concussion.Coach Brian Kelly says he will meet with Blankenship soon about his future. Kelly said he's hesitant to go into details, but said Robinson came back feeling good about what he heard from the doctor.Copyright 2016 The Associated Press.
USA Today
15/04
15 Points
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Sports Titans agree to trade No. 1 overall draft pick to Rams

The Titans also will receive the Rams' first- and third-round round picks in the 2017 draft.Tennessee now has six of this draft's first 76 picks. 1 overall pick in this month's NFL draft to the Los Angeles Rams.This is just the seventh trade involving the top overall pick since 1990 and first since 2004. 15 along with two second-round selections and their third round pick in the draft starting April 28.
The Denver Post
14/04
4 Points
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Florida man allegedly murders dad of 10 with ax after fight over $50 lottery ticket

but soon returned with an ax in hand, Sheila Stubbs said.Witnesses told WFLA Robinson struck Stubbs twice with the ax. Stubbs was upset and “slapped the guy twice,” his daughter said.Robinson walked away . Orange County Sheriff's Office Joseph Robinson (pictured), 45, is accused of killing John Henry Stubbs, 69, with an ax in an argument on Friday, April 8, 2016 in Orange County, Florida. That one was a surprise.”She said her father had 10 children from at least two mothers.
Daily News
11/04
5 Points
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Sports Saunders: Ken Burns' "Jackie Robinson" is multilayered portrait

I just finished watching "Jackie Robinson," and I'm feeling overwhelmed.You know that feeling. "I think, too often, he's been put up on a pedestal, but there is so much more to the man then Saint Jackie. And, I think, by making him more human, Jackie comes out as even more of a hero."The idea of doing an in-depth film on Robinson was first suggested by his widow, Rachel, more than 20 years ago after Ken Burns' documentary "Baseball" came out.
The Denver Post
10/04
7 Points
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Did Jackie Robinson-Pee Wee Reese embrace happen? Ken Burns doc explores Dodger's life

Ken Burns says that as far back as 1994, when his nine-part TV series “Baseball” aired, he had discussions with Rachel Robinson about doing a “stand-alone” film on her husband, the Hall of Fame Dodger and civil rights pioneer, Jackie Robinson.“He’s the most important person in baseball,” says Burns, the award-winning filmmaker. JOHN ROONEY/AP Jackie Robinson makes history by breaking baseball's color barrier with the Dodgers in 1947.
Daily News
10/04
4 Points
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Ken Burns' 'Jackie Robinson' celebrates American hero

"I was behind him and I wanted to be there. ? But it wasn't just Jackie Robinson. It was the whole idea of equality in America and equal opportunities for people."Robinson faced tremendous adversity . Robinson’s achievement, coordinated by Dodgers executive Branch Rickey, “is baseball’s finest moment.”The film arrives the same week as Jackie Robinson Day, which baseball celebrates on April 15.Burns notes the historical significance of the arrival of Robinson, a multi-sport star at UCLA.
USA Today
09/04
8 Points
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‘Unstable’ uncle who kidnapped 5-year-old niece sentenced to 25 years

"I'm the revolution!"Robinson first gained a reputation as a courthouse troublemaker at his 2013 arraignment when he belted out a Rihanna remix in the hallway and screamed at the judge through the hearing.Mandelbaum said Friday that Robinson was "a danger to the court officers" and had "forfeited his right to be present."The judge said that Robinson took the small child to terrify the girl's mother.
Daily News
09/04
5 Points

Sports PBS' documentary on Jackie Robinson reveals complicated life

He's eager to make a documentary on President Barack Obama, who is interviewed for "Jackie Robinson," but figures that needs 15 or 20 years of perspective. PBS' documentary on the life of Jackie Robinson gets most interesting when the gloves and bats are put away for good.The two-part film directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon airs Monday and Tuesday at 9 p.m. They had gotten to know each other when Burns made his documentary series on baseball, which aired in 1994.
The Denver Post
08/04
5 Points

Sports PBS' documentary on Jackie Robinson reveals complicated life

He's eager to make a documentary on President Barack Obama, who is interviewed for "Jackie Robinson," but figures that needs 15 or 20 years of perspective. PBS' documentary on the life of Jackie Robinson gets most interesting when the gloves and bats are put away for good.The two-part film directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon airs Monday and Tuesday at 9 p.m. They had gotten to know each other when Burns made his documentary series on baseball, which aired in 1994.
The Denver Post
08/04
5 Points
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Former MLB executive settles sexual harassment lawsuit against Frank Robinson

Sylvia Lind was in charge of baseball initiatives for MLB, but was mistreated during her time there. was Robinson's move for getting rid of her, she said.One of Lind's lawyers declined comment.Robinson's lawyers didn't immediately return requests for comment. Mike Stobe/Getty Images According to the 2014 lawsuit, Frank Robinson subjected a female colleague to unfair performance reviews, and even made her submit a urine sample for drug and alcohol testing.
Daily News
08/04
6 Points
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Sports Titans' GM Jon Robinson: Trade interest increasing

In previous weeks, Titans general manager Jon Robinson characterized conversations he’d had about trading the No. I wouldn’t say there are 31 teams calling, but there are certainly teams that have interest in moving up.”If the Titans stay at No. Do we stay put with where we’re at, or do we really entertain the thought of moving.
USA Today
07/04
10 Points
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Uber driver naps as rider leads cops on chase

Troopers tried to stop Carlos but instead he sped up as he headed north.Robinson awoke and asked why Carlos was driving so fast and Carlos told him that police were chasing them. When Robinson demanded that Carlos pull over, he refused, police said.Carlos left I-81 when it intersected I-86, headed east and left the interstate at New York 217. ET, Carlos sped down Interstate 81 in Kirkwood, N.Y., near the Pennsylvania border, where police clocked him at 86 mph.
USA Today
06/04
8 Points
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