Aaron Hernandez leaves us with one final ‘Why?’ – ESPN

12:48 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment The text message came in early, around 6:30 a.m. ET, and upon hearing the news that Aaron Hernandez had apparently hanged himself in his prison cell, I immediately thought of his 4-year-old daughter, Avielle. She was right there in Courtroom 906 while her dad […]

Serena Williams reveals she is 20 weeks pregnant – New York Daily News

Game, set, baby. Tennis superstar Serena Wiliams announced she is five months pregnant on Wednesday with a photo of herself in a swimsuit showing off her baby bump. “20 weeks,” she captioned the image on Snapchat Wednesday after posting a series of photos from a seemingly tropical getaway. Serena Williams and her […]

High school allegation against Joe Mixon was recanted – NBCSports.com

Getty Images As the draft approaches, one of the most controversial prospect has a second past incident bubbling to the surface. However, the man who alleged that his daughter was struck by Joe Mixon in high school has since reversed course. In a report read by the lawyer for the woman struck by Mixon in […]

Bayern Munich complains of unfair officiating — and policing — in Champions League loss to Real Madrid – Washington Post

The game went from messy to messier as the day went on. (Francisco Seco/AP) To classify Tuesday’s Champions League quarterfinal between Bayern Munich and Real Madrid as chippy would be an understatement. Things in Madrid got downright ugly due to controversial officiating, as well as fan and reportedly even player run-ins with Spanish police. The […]

Veteran linebacker Hawk retires with Packers – ESPN

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Veteran linebacker A.J. Hawk is retiring from the NFL as a member of the Green Bay Packers, the team he began his career with in 2006. “The first thing that needs to be said about A.J. Hawk is that he is a good man,” Packers general manager […]

Grizz’s Fizdale blasts officiating in loss to Spurs – ESPN

12:51 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment SAN ANTONIO — Memphis Grizzlies coach David Fizdale had some scathing criticism of the officials after his team’s 96-82 loss to the San Antonio Spurs in Game 2 of their Western Conference first-round playoff series Monday night. “It’s unfortunate that I’ve got a guy […]

George calls out teammates after Game 2 loss – ESPN

8:39 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment CLEVELAND — After another excruciating loss in which the Indiana Pacers nearly came all the way back from a late double-digit deficit before succumbing to the Cleveland Cavaliers, Paul George had blunt criticism for more of his teammates. In the Pacers’ Game 1 loss […]

Inside Mitch Trubisky’s rise from the bench to the first round – ESPN

8:00 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment This story appears in ESPN The Magazine’s April 24 NFL Draft Issue. Subscribe today! MITCHELL TRUBISKY IS beginning his workout on the football field at Santa Margarita Catholic High School in Orange County, California, and his attention is divided. The footwork drills are important, […]