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.
Shareef O'Neal, the son of NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal, made waves in the college basketball recruiting world this week when he announced his commitment to the Arizona Wildcats over the likes of LSU, Kentucky, USC, North Carolina and California. Shareef went on TNT's popular Inside the NBA show to talk about his commitment to the Wildcats and, when asked by former Auburn star Charles Barkley where the Auburn Tigers stood in regards to his recruitment, the younger O'Neal shot him straight. "They were pretty far down," O'Neal said smiling as Barkley and the panel simultaneously busted out in laughter. As for why he picked the Wildcats despite buzz that he might hold out for an offer from the other
The Warriors erased a 16-point third quarter deficit in a matter of minutes and can advance to the next round in Monday's Game 4.