Justin Connolly

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Aaron Hernandez's hearing delayed

ATTLEBORO, Mass. -- Prosecutors asked for and received more time to present evidence to a grand jury in the case against former New England Patriots …

Snoop Dogg is supporting Aaron Hernandez

Snoop Dogg or Snoop Lion or Snoop Doggy Dogg or whatever he’s calling himself these days sent a message of support for Aaron Hernandez on Thursday night. “Keep ya head up,” Snoop wrote on Instagram. “We prayn 4 ya.”<p>Snoop included a picture of himself posing with Hernandez, presumably during better …

Illness, injury keep Ray Lewis from climbing Kilimanjaro

As we posted here earlier this week, Ray Lewis was scheduled to begin climbing Mount Kilimanjaro on Wednesday, along with a group that includes former NFL defensive tackle Tommie Harris and Brad Pitt’s brother Doug.<p>That’s not happening now. The recently retired 13-time Pro Bowl linebacker had to …

Mother of Trayvon Martin says screams in Zimmerman trial tape are her son's

The mother and brother of Trayvon Martin testified on Friday that screams for help captured on audio of a 911 call came from the 17-year-old. Sybrina …

Paula Deen Fires Agent

Missouri threatens return of gas chambers for death row inmates

The state of Missouri is threatening to resurrect the use of the gas chamber for executions, as an alternative to its dwindling supply of …

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Hot Celebrity Beach Bodies: 27 Celebrities Emerging From Water

Because what better way to celebrate the humidity of summer than a slideshow of celebrities emerging from water? The classic James Bond walking-out-of-water routine (first made famous by Swiss actress Ursula Andress, who starred as a Bond Girl in 1962's "Dr. No") never gets old, whether you're …

Kidnap Suspect Ariel Castro Not Allowed See Girl Fathered With Alleged Victim

Ariel Castro, the Cleveland man accused of kidnapping three women and keeping them locked inside his home for a decade, was denied access today to …

Book Chronicles Face Transplant Recipient's Transformation

After hiding his face for 15 years, Richard Lee Norris has stepped into the spotlight for a book about the surgery that saved his life.<p>Norris made …

Road & Track: A High

Inside Flipboard / July 2, 2013<p>Car magazines are a lot like the subject they cover: This year’s models often look shiny and new, but true classics …

Titus Young excused for missing court date

Once again, a judge excused Young's absence. The wide receiver is reportedly undergoing treatment.<p>For the second straight time, Titus Young did not show up for his scheduled court appearance, but once again the judge excused the wide receiver's absence. Young missed Tuesday's court date because he …

Michael Jordan May Have Been The Hunt Family's Greatest Investment

The Hunt Family has made a fortune over the years in oil, private equity and professional football. Clark Hunt, who owns FC Dallas and the Columbus Crew, even believes Major League Soccer is going to be profitable.<p>But it will be difficult for any investment in sports to top Hunt’s small stake in …

UFC 162 Preview: Anderson Silva and the Longest Active UFC Winning Streaks

Anderson Silva has stepped into the Octagon on 16 occasions over the past seven years. Never has he walked out of that UFC cage with a loss.<p>On Saturday, Silva will try to extend his unmatched winning streak with a victory over Chris Weidman. While Weidman has been on an impressive run of his own …

Tony Allen returns to Grizzlies with contract that was merely a formality

You didn't really think the Grizzlies would let Tony Allen go, right? In the end, they kept him with a fair contract that appropriately values his unique skill set.<p>Grit 'N Grind will remain in Memphis for the foreseeable future as the Grizzlies agreed to a four-year, $20 million contract to keep …

Lakers, Mavs meet with Howard

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- The pitches are finished and now the decision-making process begins for Dwight Howard.<p>The NBA's most sought-after free agent …

Tim Tebow Tried to Stop '07 Bar Fight Involving Aaron Hernandez

New England Patriots backup quarterback Tim Tebow was a witness to a 2007 bar fight in Florida involving a then-17 year old Aaron Hernandez and tried …

Lakers Star Kobe Bryant Reportedly Has Highest Net Worth In the NBA

LeBron James still has some work to do.<p>According to a report from Wealth-X.com (via Eric Pincus of the <i>Los Angeles Times</i>), Kobe Bryant has the highest net worth in the NBA. The Black Mamba is estimated to be worth a whopping $220 million.<p>To put that into context, Kobe probably bathes in hundy-sticks …

Thiago Alves Injured, out of UFC on Fox Sports 1 Bout with Matt Brown

Thiago Alves has suffered an injury that has forced him to withdraw from his UFC on Fox Sports 1: Shogun vs. Sonnen fight against Matt Brown.<p>Stepping in to replace "The Pitbull" is 37-year-old MMA veteran Mike Pyle.<p>Fox Sports 1's official Twitter account broke the news:<p>#BREAKING: @ThiagoAlvesATT is …

Manny Ramirez Signs Minor League Contract With Texas Rangers

Mannywood could be coming to Arlington.<p>According to the <i>Dallas Morning News'</i> Evan Grant, Manny Ramirez and the Texas Rangers agreed to a minor league contract on Wednesday.<p>Grant later noted on Twitter that the Rangers made the move official:<p>The 41-year-old slugger will report to the Round Rock …

The 50 Most Influential People Behind The Scenes In Sports

Casting a wide net, we searched the sports world for the 50 most influential people who operate behind the scenes. There are presidents, owners, managers, coaches, agents, doctors and reporters.<p>These are the coaches who change the way the games are played, the commentators who shape the national …

Dwight Howard 'up in the air'

Free-agent center Dwight Howard hopes to decide which team he will sign with by Friday, a source close to the talks told ESPN's Adam Schefter.<p>The …

Missouri Man Apparently Kills Self in Court Room After Guilty Verdict

Moments after a Missouri businessman was found guilty of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl, a stunned courtroom looked on as he apparently …

Aaron Hernandez 'Flop House' Reveals Clothes, Ammo Possibly Linked to Murder

A condominium rented by former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez contained incriminating items that police believe link him to the murder of …