• Notes found by ex-NFL star Hernandez's body turned over to family
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    Notes found by ex-NFL star Hernandez's body turned over to family

    Three handwritten notes found by the body of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez following his suicide in a Massachusetts prison cell last week were handed over to his family on Monday, an official said. The order by a state judge in New Bedford, Massachusetts, to turn over the notes to the former National Football League player's family came on the same day as Hernandez's funeral, which was held in his hometown of Bristol, Connecticut, a spokesman for the Worcester County district attorney's office said.

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    Report: NBA to announce All-NBA Teams early, because of salary cap reasons

    The NBA’s Most Valuable Player award will not be announced until an awards ceremony June 26 on TNT — after the NBA draft, and after the NBA playoffs that will shape the narrative of the award even though voting will have been completed more than two months earlier. The easiest example is the Indiana Pacers: If Paul George makes an All-NBA team they can offer him a designated veteran contract worth roughly $80 million more than any other team. The best time for that trade might be around the draft — Indiana may be able to secure a high pick from a team near the top of the draft in a trade.

  • Rockets GM Daryl Morey throws shade at Thunder on Twitter
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    Ball Don't Lie

    Rockets GM Daryl Morey throws shade at Thunder on Twitter

    Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey has never been one to shy away from giving his opinions.