New England Patriots

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez (AP Photo)

Pats player Hernandez taken from home in handcuffs

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was taken from his home in handcuffs Wednesday morning, more than a week after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an […]


Evelyn Lozada and Chad Johnson, aka Chad Ochoinco

Ex-NFL star Chad Johnson gets 30 days in jail

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Former NFL star Chad Johnson was sentenced Monday to 30 days in jail for a probation violation in a domestic violence case by a judge who angrily rejected a no-jail […]


Alicia Keys

AP Source: Alicia Keys to sing Super Bowl anthem

(AP) – Alicia Keys is adding her voice to the Super Bowl show. The Grammy-winning R&B singer has been lined up to perform the national anthem before the NFL championship game on Feb. 3 in New Orleans.


Victor Cruz

Victor Cruz on meeting Pinto family after Sandy Hook tragedy

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — For much of his hour-long visit with the family of a 6-year-old boy killed in the Connecticut school shootings, Victor Cruz talked about football, life and young Jack, the child who idolized him.


Aerosmith plays free outdoor concert in Boston

BOSTON (AP) – Thousands of Aerosmith fans watched the band perform on Monday in front of the building in Boston where they once lived. People hung out windows, crowded fire escapes and stood on roofs […]



And from the NFL and TMZ — the real reason Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez and Eva Longoria broke up: According to the website the culprit is the Jets’ lousy season.  As one source puts it, […]


Beyonce set for Super Bowl halftime show

NEW YORK (AP) – All the single ladies will be watching the upcoming Super Bowl along with football lovers – that’s because Beyonce is the halftime show performer. NFL confirmed the news Tuesday afternoon after […]


More on the refs

And this tweet from Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes, on the replacement referees: “Can someone please tell these zebras Foot Locker called and they’re needed back at work!” Brandon, that an unfair insult to the competent […]


Former NFL player's sentence handed down in 1994 murder

(CNS) – A former NFL linebacker who killed his lover’s wealthy live-in boyfriend in his Newport Beach home so the couple could loot his savings and collect on a $1 million life insurance policy was […]