• Funeral set for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez
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    Funeral set for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez

    The funeral of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez will take place on Monday, five days after he was found hanged by a bed sheet in a Massachusetts prison in what state officials have ruled a suicide. Hernandez had been a rising star in the National Football League with a $41 million contract when he was arrested in June 2013 and charged with murdering an acquaintance in an industrial park not far from the Patriots' stadium. The funeral will be in Bristol, Connecticut, where Hernandez grew up.

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    It doesn’t sound promising for Matt Murray

    If he ends up being an option vs. the Washington Capitals, it might not be for a while. The Penguins provided a less-than-promising update on Monday: he hasn’t yet resumed skating. Considering Washington’s firepower, it would be nice for the Penguins to have two championship goalies to choose from in case things get ugly, but at the moment it seems like it’s Marc-Andre Fleury or bust.

  • The Warriors needed only six minutes to end the Blazers' season
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    Ball Don't Lie

    The Warriors needed only six minutes to end the Blazers' season

    The Warriors finished off a sweep of the Blazers with a dominant first quarter that cinched the result early.