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Now Hazard has time to learn a few more.

For violent conduct, Hazard will miss at least three games. So he can practice this phrase for next time: “Can I have the ball back?”

And _ why not? _ even add “please.”

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John Leicester is an international sports columnist for The Associated Press. Write to him at jleicester(at)ap.org or follow him at http://twitter.com/johnleicester