A hearing is underway at which he is trying to convince members of the Nevada Board of Parole that he should go free. "I haven't made any excuses in the nine years that I've been here and I'm not trying to make an excuse now," said the 70-year-old Simpson early in the proceedings, per the AP . Later, he added, "I am sorry that things turned out that way the did. I had no intent to commit a crime." He also appeared to stifle a sob in his appeal to the board.