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In this still image from video, Aaron Hernandez, center, is hugged by defense attorney Ronald Sullivan Friday, April 14, 2017, in court in Boston, after being found not guilty of murder in the 2012 shootings of two men in a drive-by shooting in Boston. (WHDH-TV via AP, Pool)
April 14, 2017 - 3:53 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez, who is already serving a life sentence for a 2013 murder, was acquitted Friday in a 2012 double slaying prosecutors said was fueled by his anger over a spilled drink. The former tight end for the New England Patriots wept quietly as the verdicts were read...
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April 14, 2017 - 3:50 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Roddy White, the leading receiver in Atlanta Falcons history, has officially retired. White has announced his retirement on his Twitter account. White, who was released by Atlanta before the 2016 season, thanked team owner Arthur Blank and the Falcons "for a great 11 years." He also...
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In this still image from video, Aaron Hernandez, center, is hugged by defense attorney Ronald Sullivan Friday, April 14, 2017, in court in Boston, after being found not guilty of murder in the 2012 shootings of two men in a drive-by shooting in Boston. (WHDH-TV via AP, Pool)
April 14, 2017 - 3:45 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez, who is already serving a life sentence for a 2013 murder, was acquitted Friday in a 2012 double slaying prosecutors said was fueled by his anger over a spilled drink. The former tight end for the New England Patriots wept quietly as the verdicts were read...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, Northside Christian High School quarterback Griffin Alstott gets help from his mom, Nicole, on where to sign as he commits to Purdue University at Northside Christian High School on National Signing Day in St. Petersburg, Fla. At right is his father, Mike Alstott, who used to play for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The NCAA has voted to allow high school football players to sign with colleges as early as December, make early official visits and put a two-year waiting period on Bowl Subdivision teams from hiring people close to a recruit. If approved by the Board of Governors on April 26, the signing period change would take effect Aug. 1. (Eve Edelheit/The Tampa Bay Times via AP, File)
April 14, 2017 - 12:32 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA endorsed a football recruiting rules overhaul on Friday that will allow high school football players to sign with colleges as early as December and put a two-year waiting period on Bowl Subdivision teams from hiring people close to a recruit. If the package is approved...
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April 14, 2017 - 12:30 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA endorsed a football recruiting rules overhaul on Friday that will allow high school football players to sign with colleges as early as December and put a two-year waiting period on Bowl Subdivision teams from hiring people close to a recruit. If the package is approved...
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April 14, 2017 - 12:11 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA has voted to allow high school football players to sign with colleges as early as December, make early official visits and put a two-year waiting period on Bowl Subdivision teams from hiring people close to a recruit. If the package is approved by the Board of Governors...
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April 14, 2017 - 11:58 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA has voted to allow high school football players to sign with colleges as early as December, make early official visits and put a two-year waiting period on Bowl Subdivision teams from hiring people close to a recruit. If approved by the Board of Governors on April 26,...
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CORRECTS DAY TO FRIDAY - Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez attends his double murder trial during the sixth day of jury deliberations at Suffolk Superior Court Friday, April 14, 2017 in Boston. Hernandez is standing trial for the July 2012 killings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado who he encountered in a Boston nightclub. The former NFL player is already serving a life sentence in the 2013 killing of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, Pool)
April 14, 2017 - 9:59 am
BOSTON (AP) — Jurors in the double-murder trial of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez have begun their sixth day of deliberations. The former New England Patriots tight end is accused of killing two men in 2012 after one of them accidentally spilled a drink on him at a Boston nightclub. His lawyers say it...
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Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez stands at the defense table when court is adjourned without a verdict on day five of jury deliberations in his double murder trial at Suffolk Superior Court on Thursday, April 13, 2017. Hernandez is standing trial for the July 2012 killings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado who he encountered in a Boston nightclub. The former NFL player is already serving a life sentence in the 2013 killing of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. (Nancy Lane/The Boston Herald via AP, Pool)
April 14, 2017 - 9:20 am
BOSTON (AP) — Jurors in the double-murder trial of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez have begun their sixth day of deliberations. The former New England Patriots tight end is accused of killing two men in 2012 after one of them accidentally spilled a drink on him at a Boston nightclub. His lawyers say it...
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April 14, 2017 - 8:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Officiating director Dean Blandino is leaving the NFL to spend more time with his family and explore other opportunities. Blandino has been the league's vice president of officiating since 2013 and has overseen several changes in the way the game has been officiated, with an...
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