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    NBC Sports

    Portland GM makes it official, Festus Ezeli will not be back with team next season

    This season the Portland Trail Blazers found their center of the future (and the present) in Jusuf Nurkic. Which makes the next step fairly obvious: Portland will not pick up the option on Festus Ezeli for next season, GM Neil Olshay confirmed at the team exit meetings Tuesday. Olshey says Festus Ezeli will not be on the @trailblazers roster next season.

  • 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.

  • Meet Hunter Greene, the 17-year-old who could be baseball's LeBron James
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    Big League Stew

    Meet Hunter Greene, the 17-year-old who could be baseball's LeBron James

    Greene throws 102 mph, has been compared to A-Rod on the field and could go No. 1 overall in the June draft