HOWARD ULMAN
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June 26, 2013
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Pats release Hernandez in homicide investigation

The New England Patriots didn’t wait for Aaron Hernandez’s legal troubles to play themselves out. Hours after police arrested Hernandez in connection with a homicide probe Wednesday, the Patriots cut the tight end who had signed a five-year deal with New England just last summer. “Words cannot express the disappointment we feel knowing that one of our players was arrested as a result of this investigation. We realize that law enforcement investigations into this matter are ongoing,” the team said in a statement. “We support their efforts and respect the process. At this time, we believe this transaction is simply …

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