• Beijing Ducks terminate Stephon Marbury's contract after role dispute
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    Beijing Ducks terminate Stephon Marbury's contract after role dispute

    The Beijing Ducks and 40-year-old guard Stephon Marbury have parted ways, according to XinhuaNet. The former NBA All-Star had his contract terminated after a dispute regarding his salary and role with the team. Marbury has led the Ducks to three CBS Championships.

  • 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.

  • Why returning home to play for the Lakers could come with its own risk for Paul George
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    Why returning home to play for the Lakers could come with its own risk for Paul George

    Swept out of the playoffs by LeBron James, Paul George now has an uncertain future with the Pacers to ponder.