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Fiancee of ex-NFL player Hernandez due to be called in trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is due to be called to testify in his murder trial. Two people with knowledge of the matter confirmed to The Associated Press on Thursday that Shayanna Jenkins would be called to appear Friday. They spoke on condition of anonymity because of a gag order. Jenkins has been granted immunity, which...
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Report: Dont’a Hightower out 6-7 months after surgery

Stew Milne-USA TODAY Sports New England Patriots linebacker Dont’a Hightower is expected to be sidelined six to seven months following offseason surgery on his right shoulder, the Boston Globe reported on Thursday. Hightower, who underwent surgery on Feb. 10, played through the injury for the final stretch of the Patriots season.  He missed Week 5 and 6 due to a knee injury...
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Aaron Hernandez's fiancee to be called to testify Friday

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) -- The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez will be called to testify in his murder trial Friday, two people with knowledge of the matter told The Associated Press. Shayanna Jenkins was granted immunity by the court in February, which means she can be compelled to testify or face time behind bars. There had been a question over whether...
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Aaron Hernandez’s trial disrupted by bomb threat

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez had his murder trial suspended on Thursday due to a bomb threat at the courthouse in Fall River, Massachusetts. Early in the day the courthouse was evacuated due to the threat but everyone was given clear to return just before 1pm EST. Looks like courthouse has the all-clear […]
Via Full Scale Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Julian Edelman: ‘I’ll Lose My Job’ If Patriots Find Better Or Cheaper Receiver

Julian Edelman has been with the New England Patriots long enough to know how Bill Belichick runs the ship. The Patriots locked up Edelman to a four-year, $17 million contract last offseason, but despite his job security, he knows that loyalty only goes so far in New England. “If there’s someone out there who’s better or cheaper or something like that, I’ll lose my job,” Edelman...
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Report: Aaron Hernandez fiancee will be called to testify in murder trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. -- The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez will be called to testify in his murder trial Friday, two people with knowledge of the matter told The Associated Press. Shayanna Jenkins was granted immunity by the court in February, which means she can be compelled to testify or face time behind bars. There had been a question over whether prosecutors...
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Three questions the offseason has answered for the New England Patriots

The offseason is only half way through, but it’s been eventful. With only free agency and a continuous flow of rumors to go off of, there’s already a lot to be learned about the 2015 New England Patriots. Here are the three of the most important questions about the Patriots that have been answered so far: You may also be interested in: Film Room: What Mason Foster brings to...
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Aaron Hernandez once peed on taxi, flipped on Greg Bedard over it

Aaron Hernandez is not a very good person. Given all that we have heard about the former New England Patriots tight end in recent years, we feel confident saying that. Former Boston Globe writer Greg Bedard reinforced that opinion a bit more this week. Bedard, now with Sports Illustrated, wrote about some of his experiences...Read More
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Bomb Threat at Courthouse of Aaron Hernandez Trial

According to multiple reports, those in attendance at the Aaron Hernandez murder trial in Fall River, Mass. were evacuated on Thursday due to a bomb threat. While there isn’t much information available, ESPN’s Michele Steele shed some light on the situation. Told Aaron Hernandez is no longer in the building, like other incarcerated defendants, he's being transported to secure...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bomb Threat At Courthouse Halts Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial

The Aaron Hernandez trial was interrupted Thursday afternoon because of a bomb threat at the Bristol Superior Court courthouse. The threat was called in around noon, according to The Boston Globe. A security officer confirmed to WCVB the threat was called into the Fall River Justice Center in Massachusetts. The entire building was evacuated, ESPN’s Michele Steele reports,...
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Report: Bomb threat evacuates building at Aaron Hernandez’s murder trial

The Aaron Hernandez murder trial took a scary twist early this afternoon. Judge in Hernandez trial – building being evacuated – Bomb threat — Michele Steele (@ESPNMichele) March 26, 2015 Hernandez is on trial for the murder of Odin Lloyd. AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten teams that would be great on Hard Knocks QB Rankings: All 32 NFL starters, rated by how fun they’d...
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New England Patriots-Themed Orange County Chopper Is Flat-Out Sick (Video)

Many Bostonians will not soon forget firefighters Michael Kennedy and Edward Walsh, who lost their lives while saving others’ fighting a blaze last April. To commemorate Kennedy and Walsh’s sacrifice, Orange County Choppers of Newburgh, N.Y., put together a custom, one-of-a-kind New England Patriots-themed bike to be auctioned off for charity. The amazing piece of machinery even...
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Aaron Hernandez Trial Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat

Just in case you thought the Aaron Hernandez trial couldn’t get any more strange, there’s this. Today’s proceedings have been placed on hold in order to deal with an apparent bomb threat. Judge in Hernandez trial – building being evacuated […]
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Bomb threat clears courthouse at Aaron Hernandez trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. -- A bomb threat called in to the courthouse where former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez's murder trial is being held has temporarily halted proceedings. Superior Court Judge E. Susan Garsh said Thursday that court was being suspended while the building was evacuated. A security officer says a bomb threat was called in to the Fall River Justice Center...
Via AP on Fox
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Belichick: We spend money to send the Pro Bowl to Brazil, but we can't spend money to have four cameras in the end zone?

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick chastised league officials after his team's proposal for putting cameras on the sidelines and goal lines. Belichick seeming got frustrated that the NFL finds spending on the flailing Pro-Bowl and overseas games instead of getting calls correct. “They were in a meeting the other day with Dean Blandino, the head of the officials, and Bill...
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Reloading The Musket - Part 2: Patriots' Backfield Full Of One-Dimensional Talent...Except One

The New England Patriots run the football with a purpose.That purpose can change from game-to-game and, indeed, quarter to quarter, but there are two consistencies that head ball coach Bill Belichick and boy-wonder offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels can always count on:  They can always run the ball effectively to close out a game, and they never leave themselves limited in what...
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New England Patriots Who Must Step Up in 2015

Roster turnover in the NFL is inevitable and no one knows this better than the New England Patriots, who have put together the best record in the...
Via Athlon Sports
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Prosecution pokes holes in testimony of Hernandez's cousin

FALL RIVER, Mass. – A prosecutor on Thursday backed Aaron Hernandez’s cousin into a corner, and she finally yielded. Jennifer “Gina” Mercado was shown numerous video clips of the NFL star and his alleged accomplices on the day of Odin Lloyd’s death, and afterward she acknowledged that she did not see the crazy behavior out of any of them that she associated with the use...
Via Fox Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Judge allows Hernandez jail calls as evidence

The judge in the murder trial of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez says jailhouse calls in which he discusses giving money to a cousin may be used as evidence.
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Darrelle Revis: All the Patriots had to to was pick up my option

According to the Jets Blog, New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis said that 'all the Patriots had to do was pick up his option.' Appearing on SNY’s Loudmouths, Revis stated if the Patriots had wanted to keep him, the Patriots could picked up his option for 2015 at $20 million guaranteed. However, reports had Revis saying he believed he was under a one-year deal and if the option...
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Tom Brady captures culprits (children) who buried him alive at beach

Last week Super Bowl XLIX -winning quarterback Tom Brady shared a photo showing his three children mercilessly burying him in sand on a beach followed by another image showing his dog Lua, who's well-equipped to dig him out, just laying on top of Brady showing no real concern. "Someone please dig me out before training camp!" Brady exclaimed. We now have dramatic footage showing...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Revis: Patriots' offer 'wasn't in the ballpark' of what he wanted

  Darrelle Revis won’t give specifics, but he’s making it clear that the New England Patriots’ offer wasn’t near what he wanted.   Revis and the Patriots parted ways after one very successful season together when the cornerback decided to return to the New York Jets on a five-year, $70 million agreement. The deal with the Jets reportedly guarantees Revis $39...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady Emerges From Sand Burial, Tracks Down The Culprits (Video)

Fear not, New England Patriots fans. Tom Brady has escaped his sand tomb. The Patriots quarterback whose life is better than just about everyone else on the face of the planet, is enjoying the heck out of his Super Bowl celebration offseason. Earlier this week, a photo was posted to the QB’s Facebook page of him being buried at the beach by his kids. Well, like Cheese from ...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Hernandez cousin due back on the stand in murder trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) The murder trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez continues when his cousin, who's been ordered by the court to testify, returns to the witness stand. Jennifer Mercado told jurors this week she had trouble remembering many details of what happened after the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd. Lloyd was dating the sister of Hernandez's...
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Source: Lack of replay cameras riles Belichick

Patriots coach Bill Belichick strongly voiced his displeasure Wednesday that the league didn't want to spend the money to put four cameras in the end zone to give referees better angles on replay reviews, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefte
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