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

    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.

  • One move that set up Toronto Maple Leafs’ playoff magic
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    Puck Daddy

    One move that set up Toronto Maple Leafs’ playoff magic

    Some of that is because this team of rookies, one year removed from a tank, was as unburdened of expectations as they burdened the Capitals. Some of that is because Auston Matthews plays like he’s 29. Had the Maple Leafs gotten a bounce or two – OK, a bounce or two on top of the bounces they had in the rest of the series, right through Auston Matthews’s Game 6 goal – and advanced, Andersen deserved the glut of praise.

  • Norman Powell, Toronto supporting cast propel Raptors to 3-2 lead over Bucks
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    Ball Don't Lie

    Norman Powell, Toronto supporting cast propel Raptors to 3-2 lead over Bucks

    Powell and Serge Ibaka led the Raptors to within one win of the second round.