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Devin McCourty
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John Tomase
September 23, 2017 - 10:55 am
Since he clearly has nothing better to do, President Donald Trump on Friday night lambasted NFL players who protest the national anthem, calling anyone who does so a "son of a bitch" who should be fired during a rally in Alabama. On Saturday morning, Patriots safety Devin McCourty took to Twitter...
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John Tomase
September 22, 2017 - 12:30 am
CTE isn't a get-out-of-jail-free card. Even from the grave, Aaron Hernandez shouldn't get to play it. The former Patriots tight end, jailed for the premeditated 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd, apparently had a brain crusted with the stuff. At least that's what his lawyers are claiming after filing a $20...
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Lucy Burdge
September 21, 2017 - 4:05 pm
Aaron Hernandez’s fiancee, Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, is suing the Patriots and the NFL over claims Hernandez suffered from CTE before his death from suicide in April. Jenkins-Hernandez filed the lawsuit in Massachusetts on behalf of the couple’s daughter. "Aaron had stage 3 CTE usually seen in...
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