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Hernandez’s Hidden Sexuality Fueled Murder: Sources

On April 19, sometime before 3 a.m., Aaron Hernandez, the former star New England Patriots tight end, scrawled three notes—one to his fiancé, the mother of his little girl, one to that daughter and a third to his close prison friend—and placed them next to a Bible in his solitary prison cell in the Souza […]

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Brady, Kaepernick named to Time most influential list

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James were among seven sports figures named to Time Magazine’s annual list of the world’s most influential people, which was announced Thursday. While Brady and James have ample championships on their resume, polarizing NFL free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick also appeared on the list that […]

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Aaron Hernandez reportedly had a Bible verse scrawled across his forehead when he was found dead in his cell

TMZ Sports reports that former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez had a Bible verse written on his forehead when he was found hanged in his prison cell on Wednesday morning. According to reports from WBZ Boston, officials at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Massachusetts discovered Hernandez with the verse John 3:16 scribbled above […]

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Ex-Patriots Star Aaron Hernandez Commits Suicide In Prison

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who was serving a life sentence for the murder of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd, has been found hanged in his Massachusetts prison. According to CNN, the Massachusetts Department of Correction said officers found, the 27-year-old former NFL star, suspended from a bed sheet attached to a […]

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Brady not attending White House ceremony

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady did not attend the ceremony at the White House on Wednesday, citing “personal family matters” as the reason for his absence. Several players are not in Washington, D.C., with the Patriots to celebrate their Super Bowl victory. Many cited political and social causes as the reason they did not […]

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Statue of Jackie Robinson unveiled at Dodger Stadium

LOS ANGELES — After all the lovely words had been spoken, the blue curtain raised, and the majestic statue of Jackie Robinson unveiled, his daughter reflected on a day she called powerful and inspirational. “It was wonderful,” Sharon Robinson said, “to share that with Mom.” Rachel Robinson is 94. She celebrated Saturday by sharing stories […]

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Hall of Famer Rod Carew’s new heart came from ex-Ravens tight end

Former Ravens tight end Konrad Reuland lay facedown on his bed last year, his head swelling after an aneurysm that would prove fatal, when doctors turned him on his back so that family members could say goodbye. What happened next “dumbfounded” doctors, according to the Ravens team website: His brain was already damaged beyond repair, […]

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Steelers owner Rooney passes away at 84

Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney died on Thursday, the team announced. He was 84. No cause of death was released. Rooney was admitted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2000. He served as general manager of the club from 1975-2003. Rooney’s father, Art, purchased the Steelers in 1933 and the family has run […]

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The 2017 Jewish major leaguers

Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus, left, and second baseman Ian Kinsler celebrating a win over the Seattle Mariners at Comerica Park in Detroit, July 20, 2015. They are two of the most prominent Jews in the majors this year. Leon Halip/Getty Images Ryan Braun hitting a home run against the Chicago Cubs in a game […]

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Myers hits for cycle as Padres defeat Rockies

DENVER — Wil Myers hit for the second cycle in San Diego history and the first of his career Monday night as the Padres beat the Colorado Rockies 5-3. Myers singled in the first, doubled home a run in the third, homered in a three-run sixth and tripled in the eighth. The other Padres cycle […]

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Major triumph: Spaniard Garcia breaks through in Masters nailbiter

Augusta, Georgia (dpa) – Spanish golfer Sergio Garcia, a four-time runner-up in major tournaments, won the Masters in a playoff Sunday at Augusta National Golf Club against Justin Rose of England after a see-sawing final round. Garcia secured the tournament’s famous green jacket by sinking a 15-foot birdie putt on the first sudden-death hole, after […]

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US, Mexico and Canada expected to announce joint bid for 2026 World Cup

U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati will join his counterparts from the Mexican and Canadian federations on Monday for what is expected to be an announcement detailing plans for a joint bid to host the 2026 World Cup. Gulati will appear with Canada’s Victor Montagliani and Mexico’s Decio de Maria at a news conference Monday […]

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North Carolina defeats Gonzaga for sixth national championship

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The day before the NCAA championship game, North Carolina coach Roy Williams wasn’t buying the David-versus-Goliath theme being spun about the Tar Heels’ meeting with Gonzaga. “That may be the way it’s perceived,” Williams said Sunday. “But when you start watching them, it’s not that much difference (between the teams). I’m not […]

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NHL will not participate in 2018 Olympic Games

The NHL announced Monday that it will not participate in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, which are being held in PyeongChang, South Korea. The NHL had sent players to the past five Winter Olympics starting with the Nagano Games in 1998. The league is the only major professional sport to interrupt its schedule for the […]

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