Dion Waiters owns the moment. Despite a remarkable run to finish the 2016-17 NBA season, the Miami Heat fell one win shy of the playoffs. It was an unfortunate ending to one of the better stories in the league this year — the Heat bouncing back from a brutal, injury-plagued 11-30 start to what felt like a lost season by transforming into the East’s stingiest defense and No. 3 offense after mid-January — and it left Miami coach Erik Spoelstra feeling short-changed and disappointed.
Three handwritten notes found by the body of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez following his suicide in a Massachusetts prison cell last week were handed over to his family on Monday, an official said. The order by a state judge in New Bedford, Massachusetts, to turn over the notes to the former National Football League player's family came on the same day as Hernandez's funeral, which was held in his hometown of Bristol, Connecticut, a spokesman for the Worcester County district attorney's office said.
The WWE wrestler had some unexpected time off and spent part of his break becoming an ordained minister and performing his first wedding ceremony in Los Angeles.