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Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Monday. A full Sports Digest will be sent at about 3 p.m. All times EDT.

— PRETORIA, South Africa — Oscar Pistorius vomits in the dock and retches repeatedly at his murder trial as the Olympian hears graphic details of the injuries sustained by the girlfriend he shot.

— NFL free agency begins Tuesday, with the Redskins and Cowboys no longer constrained by a disputed ruling that limited how much money they could spend on players.

— DETROIT — Martha Ford, the wife of William Clay Ford, will take over controlling interest of the Detroit Lions after the longtime owner's death. Her 88-year-old husband died Sunday.

— BOCA RATON, Fla. — Overtime changes and video review are expected to be the top items on the agenda when NHL general managers begin meeting.

— Three conference tournament finals in men's college basketball: Colonial (Delaware-William & Mary, 7 p.m.); Metro Atlantic (Iona -Manhattan, 7 p.m.); Southern (Western Carolina-Wofford, 9 p.m.)

— Florida and Wichita State are the top two teams in the AP men's college basketball poll for the third straight week.

— SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Barry Bonds reports to San Francisco Giants' spring training. The home run king will work as a hitting instructor for his former club.

— INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Roger Federer highlight the start of the second week at the BNP Paribas Open. Li Na and Maria Sharapova are among the women playing.

— NOME, Alaska — With Jeff King attempting to hold off other mushers in the last stages of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, the town famous for the finish line is getting ready for the teams to come in.

— AMSTERDAM — In big blow to Dutch hopes, midfielder Keven Strootman likely will miss the World Cup because of a serious knee injury.

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