Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez found dead in jail cell

(BOSTON) -- Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez was found dead this morning after hanging himself in his prison cell, where he was serving a life sentence for murder, according to the Massachusetts Department of Correction.Read More

What we know about Aaron Hernandez's life in prison

(BOSTON) -- Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez spent nearly four years in police custody in Massachusetts before he was found dead in his prison cell early Wednesday morning. He was 27 years old.

Here is what we know about ... Read More

Scoreboard roundup — 4/19/17

(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners:

Seattle10  Miami  5
Baltimore  2  Cincinnati0
Kansas City 2  San Francisco0


Young Cubs fan gets emotional after receiving surprise tickets to Wrigley Field

(CHICAGO) -- Nine-year-old Kolt Kyler couldn’t hold back his tears when his dad surprised him with tickets to see his beloved Chicago Cubs play at Wrigley field.

Kolt has been a die-hard Cubs fan his entire life. His older half-siste... Read More

Tampa Bay Buccaneers to be featured on "Hard Knocks"

(TAMPA BAY, Fla.) -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be the subject of the 12th season of the popular HBO series Hard Knocks.

The series gives a behind-the-scenes look at one NFL team's summer training camp each season. Viewers get to see th... Read More

Tennis star Serena Williams is pregnant, won't play again in 2017

(NEW YORK) -- A photo posted to Snapchat by tennis star Serena Williams started rumors that the 23-time Major tournament champion is pregnant, which her publicist confirmed on Wednesday.

The 35-year-old Williams did not comment further on ... Read More

Tom Brady is skipping the New England Patriots visit to the White House

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump will be joined by some of his friends from the New England Patriots today when the Super Bowl winners visit the White House this afternoon, but one big name will be missing: Tom Brady.

Brady released ... Read More

Scoreboard roundup — 4/17/17

(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners:

Cincinnati      9  Baltimore     3
San Francisco   2  Kansas City  ... Read More

Umpires to explain replays like referees in football?

(NEW YORK) -- In 2008, Major League Baseball adopted an instant replay review system -- the last of the four major North American professional sports leagues to do so.

Initially limited to specific calls, replay was expanded entering the 2... Read More

Memphis Grizzlies coach Dave Fizdale rips refs following Game 2 loss

(SAN ANTONIO) -- Memphis Grizzlies head coach expressed his frustration with the officiating in the team's 96-82 Game 2 first-round playoff loss to the San Antonio Spurs.

Fizdale says the referees were making calls in favor of San Antonio,... Read More

Paul George bluntly criticizes teammates in postgame press conference

(CLEVELAND) -- Following the Indiana Pacers 117-111 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers Monday night, Pacers star Paul George took aim at teammates Lance Stephenson and Myles Turner while answering questions from reporters.

George said of Step... Read More

Scoreboard roundup — 4/17/17

(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners:


Seattle 6, Miami 1


Boston 4, Tampa Bay 3
N.Y. Yankees 7, Chi. White Sox 4
Houston 3, L.... Read More

Carolina Panthers sign Kawann Short to five-year deal

(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) -- The Carolina Panthers and defensive tackle Kawann Short have agreed to a five-year contract extension worth $80 million according to an ESPN report. The team has not disclosed the financial details yet.

General manager... Read More

Isaiah Thomas stars in Game 1 of playoffs following the death of his sister

(BOSTON) -- Just a day after his sister died in a one-car crash, star point guard Isaiah Thomas played 38 minutes and scored a team-high 33 points in the Boston Celtics' first-round Game 1 loss to the Chicago Bulls.

Thomas added six assist... Read More