The Aaron Hernandez story came to a tragic end earlier this week when the former star tight end of the New England Patriots was found hanging in his prison cell in what has since been ruled a suicide. Hernandez was serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole after he was convicted in the 2013 killing of semi-pro football player and friend Odin Llyod. More details have been coming to light in the wake of Hernandez’s death, revealing just how troubled Hernandez may have been, and how he possibly posed a threat to everyone around him, including reporters. Just ask NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport, who was a Patriots beat writer back in 2010 when Hernandez was drafted by the Pats.
It has not been an easy week for San Francisco Giants fans. Not only did their beloved team drop its last two games in Colorado by a combined score of 18-8, but they’ve had to adjust to the reality of their best player, Madison Bumgarner, being out for six-to-eight weeks after a dirt bike accident on his day off. “What Madison Bumgarner does on his day off is anyone’s guess,” the narrator says as the spot begins.
It’s a Clasico that can decide the La Liga crown. Barcelona must beat leader Real Madrid on Sunday to remain in the title race as the Spanish powers renew their rivalry at the Santiago Bernabeu (2:45 p.m. ET kickoff).