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
In a strict physical sense, Nazem Kadri only momentarily removed Alex Ovechkin from Game 5 between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Washington Capitals when he drove his hip into the superstar sniper’s extended knee, and left him tumbling to the ice. What Kadri did succeed in doing, however, at least through the eyes of select Maple Leafs, was throwing Ovechkin off his game once he returned at the start of the second (and had recharged with a can of cola).
Rory McIlroy officially became a married man on Saturday, wedding Erica Stoll in Ireland.