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MONDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS:
MLB: Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. (ESPN)
MLB: LA Dodgers at San Francisco, 10 p.m. (MLB Network)
NBA: Milwaukee at Toronto, 7 p.m. (NBATV)
NBA: Washington at Atlanta, 8 p.m. (TNT)
NBA: Golden State at Portland, 10:30 p.m. (TNT)
AROUND THE WEB:
— When Tom Brady skipped the Patriots’ trip to the White House last week, he said it was due to personal reasons. He posted a picture of his parents on Instagram for their anniversary and it is known his mother, Galynn, is battling cancer.
However, some speculated he missed the event because his wife, Gisele, is not a fan of Donald Trump and then that Trump was angry with Brady for not attending after Trump did not mention Brady during the ceremony. Donte Stallworth spoke with TMZ this weekend and said this is not the case and Brady did miss the trip to spend time with his mom.
“Unfortunately, it wasn’t any other circumstance,” Stallworth said. ” … This is a very trying time for not just [Brady’s mom] obviously, but for his whole family so I would caution people against speculating before they know all the facts of what’s actually happening.”
He also said he does not believe this has affected Brady’s friendship with Trump.
“I think their relationship will probably be fine,” Stallworth said. “I don’t necessarily believe that the President would have intentionally taken a shot at– he’s very big on loyalty and I know that he and Brady have been close for a very long time.”
— Want to buy Aaron Hernandez’s former North Attleboro mansion? You are in luck.
The listing price for the sprawling house has dropped to $1.299 million after it was put up for sale in March 2016 for $1.499 million.
Hernandez bought the house at 22 Ronald C Meyer Drive for $1.3 million in 2012, according to Zillow.
The 15-room house is located in the town’s Westwood Estates subdivision and boasts five bedrooms, six bathrooms, a pool and a sun-filled kitchen with a granite island.
QUOTE OF THE DAY: “No, absolutely not. I would never ever intentionally throw at somebody’s head. That’s kind of a line you don’t cross. Um, I’m sorry that it kind of ended up that high and fortunately it didn’t not hit him but I think he’s got every right to be mad that that one got loose.” — Matt Barnes, after his ejection from Sunday’s game for throwing at Manny Machado’s head