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Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez guilty of first-degree murder

Once a star player with a $40 million contract, Hernandez will spend the rest of his life in prison.

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TWITTER REACTS: Aaron Hernandez guilty verdict

A Massachusetts jury found the former New England Patriots star guilty in the 2013 death of Odin Lloyd.

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Spurs players form epic 80s band Spuran Spuran

When they're not on the court, Matt Bonner, Aron Baynes, Kawhi Leonard, and Patty Mills are in a band ... oh, and the Spurs Coyote is on keyboards.

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British fans push for U.S. sports across the pond

Britain's Conservative Party says it will push for American football, basketball, and baseball franchises to be based in the country.

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Big score: College bowl game payouts surpass $500 million

Bowl games paid more than a half billion dollars schools and conferences last year, an increase of almost $200 million from the final season of the Bowl Championship Series.

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Boston marks somber anniversary of deadly marathon bombing

The city of Boston faces a somber day as it marks the second anniversary of the bombing attack on its marathon that killed three people and injured 264.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, April 15.

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Woman must return pricey gifts to wife of ex-Clippers owner

A judge ruled Shelly Sterling, wife of former Clippers owner Donald Sterling, is owed $2.6 million from a woman her husband showered with gifts.

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Judge: Jurors in Tsarnaev trial can’t attend Boston Marathon

Jurors were warned to stay away from this year's marathon and any events related to the anniversary of the 2013 attack.

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Royals still perfect, but Tigers finally fall

There's just one unbeaten team at this stage of the young major league season.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, April 14. ROCKETS CATCH SPURS, GRIZZLIES FALL BACK There could…

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez listens during a motion regarding jail phone recordings during his murder trial at the Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Hernandez is accused in the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd.

Jurors to deliberate for 6th day in Aaron Hernandez trial

The jury weighing the guilt of the former New England Patriots star has deliberated for more than 27 hours.

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Don’t celebrate so soon!

This runner learns the hard way that celebrating victory before crossing the finish line could backfire.

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Former NFL player a suspect in prison murder

Former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips is suspected of killing his cellmate in a California prison.

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Passing time during a rain delay

These baseball players know how to make the best of bed weather.

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Tigers, Royals remain perfect

There are just two unbeaten teams remaining in the majors, and both reside in the American League Central.

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Real life ‘Spider-Man’ climbs Dubai skyscraper

Using just chalk and sticky tape - and no safety harness - this 52-year-old scaled the 75 story building.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Monday, April 13.

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Aaron Hernandez jury to resume deliberations for 5th day

The 12 jurors spent nearly 20 hours last week deliberating.

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Jordan Spieth wins Masters at 21 with record-tying score

Spieth became the first Masters champion to lead after every round since Raymond Floyd 39 years ago

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DeWitt Co. Settlement OK’d in Dispute to Put Toxic Waste Over Aquifer

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DeWitt county has approved a settlement with a landfill company.

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Kankakee Co. Sheriff Describes Security Lapses that led to Inmate Escape

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Sheriff Tim Bukowski says investigators found no inmate count had been done.

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House Approves Springfield High Speed Rail Oversight Act

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An attempt to make sure fair hiring practices are implemented on Springfield's high speed rail 10th street consolidation project is moving forward.

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Rauner Admin. Plans $106 Million in Medicaid Cuts

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Cuts to Medicaid will make up about one-third of the $300 million in spending reductions by Gov. Bruce Rauner's office

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Butler: Future of $26M in Social Service Funding Unknown

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State Representative Tim Butler says who knows if that $26 million Governor Bruce Rauner is holding from a number of state social service programs will be restored or not.