When Aaron Hernandez was being investigated for murder, NFL reporter Ian Rapoport saw an interaction he had with Hernandez years earlier in a whole new light. The MMQB’s Kalyn Kahler has a piece on Friday speaking with reporters who covered Aaron Hernandez at each stage of his football career. Rapoport, now with NFL Network, was the Patriots beat writer for the Boston Herald when New England selected Hernandez in the 2010 draft.
Coming off a top-10 finish last week at the RBC Heritage, Bud Cauley is again in the mix at this week's Valero Texas Open. In chilly and blustery conditions Saturday, Cauley was plodding along, making the turn in 2 over, when he had an unfortunate experience at the par-4 12th. He just missed the green, then double-hit his chip which didn't even reach the green. He did, however, minimize the damage by draining his bogey putt from the fringe. In his sixth year on the PGA Tour, Cauley is still in search of his first win.
Mats Zuccarello of the New York Rangers had the Montreal Canadiens rough him up, play with his hair and kick their skates at him during their Stanley Cup Playoff opening-round series. Zuccarello scored two goals as the Rangers eliminated the Canadiens in Game 6, 3-1, at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers