• Aaron Hernandez’s Family Schedules Monday Funeral For Ex-Patriot In Connecticut
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    Aaron Hernandez’s Family Schedules Monday Funeral For Ex-Patriot In Connecticut

    Aaron Hernandez will be laid to rest Monday. ESPN and other media outlets reported Saturday that Hernandez’s family has scheduled the funeral for the former New England Patriots tight end for Monday in Bristol, Conn., where he starred as a high school football player. The funeral will be held at the O’Brien Funeral Home, according to ESPN. Hernandez’s family released a statement asking for privacy during their time of mourning. “The family of Aaron Hernandez wishes to thank all of you for the thoughtful expressions of condolences,” the statement said, via ESPN. “We wish to say goodbye to Aaron in a private ceremony and thank everyone in advance for affording us a measure of privacy during this

  • Thompson: Suffering of Warriors coach Steve Kerr is heartbreaking
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    Thompson: Suffering of Warriors coach Steve Kerr is heartbreaking

    PORTLAND — All Steve Kerr has now are hope and patience. The Warriors coach has tried just about everything else over the last year and a half, since a spinal-fluid leak during back surgery compromised his health. Medicine. Yoga. Meditation. Exercise. Grit-your-teeth toughness. Even marijuana. Yet, he is back here, embedded in discomfort. His competitive spirit brought to submission by agony. Kerr did his best to project normalcy when he resurfaced publicly Sunday to address the media. The 51-year-old coach walked casually to the ballroom of a swanky Portland hotel to personally deliver an update on his health. Flanked by general manager Bob Myers — the one originally scheduled to talk with reporters

  • Rory McIlroy marries Erica Stoll, with reports telling of various guests, musical acts
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    Rory McIlroy marries Erica Stoll, with reports telling of various guests, musical acts

    Rory McIlroy officially became a married man on Saturday, wedding Erica Stoll in Ireland.