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Aaron Hernandez likely to have murder conviction vacated after his death
April 20th, 2017

Aaron Hernandez may be innocent in the eyes of the law after his death. By BOB SALSBERG Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — In death, Aaron Hernandez may not be a guilty man in the eyes of the law. Under a long-standing Massachusetts legal principle, courts customarily vacate the convictions of defendants who die before their…

Breaking News: Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez kills himself days after being acquitted of double murder
April 19th, 2017

Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriots star who was convicted of murder in 2015, killed himself in his prison cell Wednesday morning, officials said. Hernandez, 27, was found hanging in his cell by corrections officers around 3:05 a.m. at the Souza Baranowski Correctional Center, Massachusetts Department of Correction officials said in a statement. He…

Former Baltimore Ravens tight end Todd Heap accidentally runs over, kill 3-year-old daughter
April 15th, 2017

Authorities in Arizona say former NFL player Todd Heap was behind the wheel of a truck that tragically struck and killed his 3-year-daughter in the driveway of their suburban Phoenix home. Police said the tragic accident occurred Friday afternoon around 3:45 p.m. at the home of the former Baltimore Ravens player, located in the Las…

German Newspaper: Cristiano Ronaldo allegedly silenced rape accuser with $375K

Cristiano Ronaldo allegedly spent $375,000 to silence a woman who accused him of sexually assaulting her in a Las Vegas hotel back in 2009. Ronaldo’s accuser endorsed the three-page settlement, following an unofficial deliberation in 2010, on the condition that she would dismiss all charges and never speak of the settlement in public, according to…

The moment Aaron Hernandez breaks down in tears as he is found not guilty in 2012 double murder
April 14th, 2017

By DENISE LAVOIE ASSOCIATED PRESS Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez, who is already serving a life sentence for a 2013 murder, was acquitted Friday in a 2012 double slaying prosecutors said was fueled by his anger over a spilled drink. The former tight end for the New England Patriots choked back tears as the verdicts were…

Authorities investigating “all directions” blasts detonated near team bus of German soccer powerhouse Borussia Dortmund
April 12th, 2017

By MARK CARLSON ASSOCIATED PRESS DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — German police said Wednesday they are investigating “in all directions” after three explosions went off near the Borussia Dortmund team bus ahead of a Champions League quarterfinal match, injuring one of the soccer team’s players. German news media reports citing unnamed sources said a note found…

Club Tijuana soccer player Daniel Andrés Gómez busted trying to smuggle meth across the border
April 11th, 2017

Professional soccer player Daniel Andrés Gómez was arrested by U.S. Border Patrol agents attempting to cross the border into the United States with an illegal shipment of methamphetamines on Sunday. The Attorney General for the Mexican state of Baja California and U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials confirmed the detention of Gómez, a reserve defender…

Coach of top high school football team in the nation suspended after arrest for domestic battery of girlfriend

Top rated high school coach in the nation accused of domestic battery A coach for the top high school football program in the U.S. has been suspended from the Las Vegas team after an arrest and accusations of domestic battery. On Friday, Bishop Gorman High School revealed that Kenneth ‘Kenny’ Sanchez had been suspended pending…

Political climate over immigration a factor in the 2026 joint World Cup bid by U.S. Mexico, and Canada
April 10th, 2017

By RONALD BLUM Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A final on or around the 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. Modern stadiums across the United States and perhaps in Mexico and Canada, too. A North American World Cup in 2026 with 48 nations would be far larger and played in almost all different…

Former Oklahoma Sooners safety Lawrence “L.J.” Moore accused of pimping out cheerleader
April 5th, 2017

The former defensive back for the Oklahoma Sooners, Lawrence “L.J.” Moore was taken into custody last week after he was accused of pimping for ex-cheerleader Micah Madison Parker. Parker, 23, was busted after she solicited an undercover officer for sex, a probable cause affidavit filed in Oklahoma City revealed. The officer set up a meeting…