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Sponsor drops Pats' TE Hernandez amid investigation

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BOSTON (MyFoxBoston.com) -- The makers of Muscle Milk have ended an endorsement deal with New England Patriots' TE Aaron Hernandez.

CytoSport issued the following statement Friday: "In light of the investigation involving Aaron Hernandez, CytoSport is terminating its endorsement contract with Mr. Hernandez, effective immediately."

Hernandez was seen wearing a Muscle Milk hat Thursday as he attempted to avoid reporters as he fueled his car.

Hernandez has been connected to the death of 27-year-old Odin Lloyd, of Dorchester. Lloyd's body was found in an industrial complex less than a mile away from Hernandez's home.

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