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EASTPOINTE, Mich., Feb. 12 (UPI) -- A Michigan substitute teacher pleaded not guilty Wednesday to involuntary manslaughter in the death of a student who drowned under his supervision.

Officer, suspect killed in Jackson, Miss.

JACKSON, Miss., April 4 (UPI) -- A shooting in the police headquarters in Jackson, Miss., Thursday left an officer and a murder suspect dead, authorities said.

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COL FB: Alabama 26, Auburn 21

AUBURN, Ala., Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Greg McElroy's late touchdown pass to Roy Upchurch helped third-ranked Alabama escape with a 26-21 win over bitter SEC arch-rival Auburn.
Jets' Eric Smith loses suspension appeal

Jets' Eric Smith loses suspension appeal

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Oct. 8 (UPI) -- New York Jets defensive back Eric Smith lost his appeal of the suspension and fine imposed by the NFL for his hit on Arizona's Anquan Boldin.
Smith to appeal suspension for hard hit

Smith to appeal suspension for hard hit

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Oct. 6 (UPI) -- New York Jets defensive back Eric Smith said he would appeal the suspension and fine imposed by the NFL for his hit on Arizona's Anquan Boldin.

Collision gives Boldin sinus fracture

PHOENIX, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- The Arizona Cardinals announced Wednesday receiver Anquan Boldin has a sinus fracture and that the team was unsure when he could return to action.

Hearing changes how people perceive gender

CHICAGO, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- People can feel unsettled when a person's voice doesn’t fit his or her gender, because the brain may do multi-sensory processing, a U.S. study suggests.

Sounds influence what we believe we see

EVANSTON, Ill., Oct. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. researchers have discovered the human brain analyzes what we hear and uses that information to influence what we see.

Teen charged with killing for dirt bike

PHIILADELPHIA, Pa., July 31 (UPI) -- A Philadelphia teen arrested after being spotted on the street with a slain 16-year-old's dirt bike was charged with murder Tuesday.

Webb telescope mirrors ready for polishing

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- NASA says the James Webb Space Telescope's 18 hexagonal-shaped mirror blanks have been constructed and are ready to be polished and assembled.

Long distance tax to be disconnected

LOS ANGELES, June 11 (UPI) -- A 108-year-old tax on long distance phone service is being eliminated, entitling millions of U.S. customers to refunds, The Los Angeles Times reported.

Gas discount creates mile-long line

CLINTON, Mich., May 5 (UPI) -- A chance to buy gas at 50 cents off per gallon in the Detroit suburbs had drivers lined up for miles.

Corrections workers suspended in foul-up

MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich., Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Three Michigan corrections employees faced suspension Friday for the mistaken release of an inmate accused of killing a New Baltimore couple. Patrick Alan Selepak was mistakenly released Jan. 10.

Teen charged in 'baseball bat abortion'

MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich., Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Michigan authorities Tuesday charged a teenager with using a souvenir baseball bat to make his girlfriend have a miscarriage.
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Eric Smith
Buffalo Bills JP Losman (7) runs from New York Jets Eric Smith (33) before rushing for an 8 yard touchdown in the second quarter at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on December 14, 2008. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo)

Eric Smith (born March 17, 1983 in Columbus, Ohio) is an American football safety for the New York Jets of the National Football League. He was drafted in the third round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at Michigan State.

Smith was selected 97th overall in the 2006 NFL Draft. Smith had been rising on many draft boards in the weeks leading up to the draft as he was praised for his instincts and physicality on the field. The Jets signed Smith to a contract on July 21, 2006.

Smith recorded 27 tackles in 15 games during his rookie season. He also added two interceptions, recording his first against former Cleveland Browns quarterback Charlie Frye.

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