• Funeral set for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez
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    Reuters

    Funeral set for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez

    The funeral of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez will take place on Monday, five days after he was found hanged by a bed sheet in a Massachusetts prison in what state officials have ruled a suicide. Hernandez had been a rising star in the National Football League with a $41 million contract when he was arrested in June 2013 and charged with murdering an acquaintance in an industrial park not far from the Patriots' stadium. The funeral will be in Bristol, Connecticut, where Hernandez grew up.

  • Kings hire John Stevens as next head coach
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    ProHockeyTalk

    Kings hire John Stevens as next head coach

    The Los Angeles Kings moved fairly quickly when it comes to replacing Darryl Sutter, and they did not have to go very far to do it. The Kings announced on Sunday that John Stevens will take over as the team’s next head coach. The team will have a press conference on Monday. Stevens has been an assistant coach with the Kings since the start of the 2010-11 season and spent four games as an interim head coach with the team during the 2011-12 season after Terry Murray was fired, and before Sutter was hired. Following the arrival of Sutter, Stevens went back to his role as an assistant, remaining in that position until now. “John and I had very productive dialogue this last week in relation to his

  • Red Sox pitcher who threw at Manny Machado's head gets four-game suspension
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    Big League Stew4 hours ago

    Red Sox pitcher who threw at Manny Machado's head gets four-game suspension

    Matt Barnes will appeal his suspension after MLB deemed he was "intentionally throwing a pitch in the area of the head of Manny Machado."