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Aaron Hernandez Had Most Severe CTE Ever Found For Someone His Age, Researchers Say

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez had the most severe case of chronic traumatic encephalopathy ever discovered in someone his age, researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine disclosed at a conference Thursday. Dr. Ann McKee, the director of the school’s CTE center, said the 27-year-old’s brain was “clearly at the severe end […]

Aaron Hernandez Had Most Severe CTE Ever Found For Someone His Age, Researchers Say

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez had the most severe case of chronic traumatic encephalopathy ever discovered in someone his age, researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine disclosed at a conference Thursday. Dr. Ann McKee, the director of the school’s CTE center, said the 27-year-old’s brain was “clearly at the severe end […]

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Aaron Rodgers wants Packers fans to join team in linking arms during national anthem

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers wants fans in the stands at Lambeau Field to join players and coaches in linking arms during the national anthem before the team’s game against the Chicago Bears on Thursday, reports ESPN’s Rob Demovsky. “This is about equality,” Rodgers said Tuesday. “This is about unity and love and growing […]

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez arrives in the courtroom at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River

Aaron Hernandez Had CTE, Boston University Test Confirms

Aaron Hernandez, the former football player who was serving a life sentence for murder before he died by suicide, had chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), according to a Boston University test. The neurodegenerative disease has been linked to depression, memory loss and dementia. The Boston University CTE Center test determined Hernandez had Stage 3 CTE, with […]

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Aaron Rodgers Says Colin Kaepernick Should Be On An NFL Team 'Right Now'

Colin Kaepernick’s prolonged unemployment has caught the attention of arguably the NFL’s best quarterback.  “I think he should be on a roster right now,” Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers told ESPN the magazine in an article posted Wednesday. “I think because of his protests, he’s not.” Kaepernick has been unable to land a […]

Former NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Dead In Apparent Suicide

Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriots star imprisoned for homicide, died in an apparent suicide, the Massachusetts Department of Corrections said. Hernandez, 27, was serving a life sentence for murder when corrections officers discovered his body early Wednesday. Official info from DOC on Aaron Hernandez suicide using a bed sheet @7Newspic.twitter.com/xbX8UYGzI3 — John Cuoco […]

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez sits during his murder trial at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River

Aaron Hernandez's Brain Will Be Studied For CTE

The brain of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez will be donated to an academic center that studies a brain disorder linked to playing football, according to Massachusetts officials. Hernandez, who was 27 and serving a life sentence in prison for murder, was found dead in his prison cell shortly after 3 a.m. on Wednesday (April […]