Ex-football star OJ Simpson is a free man. He was granted parole by a Nevada board on 20 July. Simpson was arrested in 2007 for stealing sports memorabilia at gunpoint. He was found guilty of armed robbery and kidnapping in 2008, and was sentenced to up to 33 years in prison. His bid for a new trial was rejected in 2013, but he was granted parole due to good behaviour. Simpson was not released due to other sentences. He has now been granted parole.