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.
It made perfect sense why Mark Dantonio dismissed Auston Robertson from his Michigan State football team on Friday. Now it really makes sense. Friday, reports surfaced that Robertson was facing a charge of third-degree criminal sexual conduct, a felony, stemming from an April 9 incident. At the time, no details of what led to the charge were divulged; now, they have been. From mlive.com, detailing the testimony of Meridian Township (Mich.) police detective Rebecca Payne during a court hearing: … the alleged victim said she ran into Robertson at a party at around 11 p.m. on April 8 in East Lansing. After the victim accompanied Robertson and a friend to a local pizza place, Robertson’s girlfriend
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