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Jets, Giants sued by mall developer for hampering construction efforts
The developers of a proposed mall at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey are fighting back against the New York Jets and New York Giants after the teams combined to file an injunction to halt construction of the facility. Accor…Upvote Share Tweet
ESPN.com Updated Jul 9, 2013Carlos Ortiz, one of the alleged accomplices in the Aaron Hernandez case, says he was told that Hernandez said he killed Odin Lloyd. According to court documents released Tuesday, Ortiz told police that Ernest Wallace, a second alleged accomplice, told …Upvote Share TweetA report said the former N.F.L. player Aaron Hernandez slammed the door on the police investigating the murder of an acquaintance of his.Upvote Share TweetDolphins defensive lineman Paul Soliai has made a lot of money in the NFL. He’s now carving off a big chunk of it to help the college program that helped him succeed at the next level. The University of Utah has announced that Soliai has pledged $250,00…Upvote Share TweetPatriots tight end Rob Gronkowski appears to be making strides toward returning from back surgery. But just how soon he’ll return to the field remains to be seen. Gronkowski has resumed some light workouts, and Ed Werder of ESPN reported that people who…Upvote Share TweetAt this time of year, there’s not much NFL news to go around unless it involves Aaron Hernandez. So the word from the Dolphins that wide receiver Joe Hastings was placed on the reserve-retired list will get a mention it might not otherwise have at anoth…Upvote Share Tweet
Marcell Dareus: Brother’s death took a toll last yearJust after the Bills started their 2012 season, defensive lineman Marcell Dareus was forced to deal with a tragedy in his family. His brother Simeon Gilmore was one of three men shot to death in Pelham, Alabama, an event that caused Dareus to leave the …Upvote Share TweetThe New England Patriots were probably not the only team that liked Aaron Hernandez heading into the 2010 NFL draft. But it’s starting to seem that way. As the appalling stories about Hernandez’s personal life continue, more and more teams are saying th…Upvote Share TweetHopefully, Colin Kaepernick's latest photo puts to an end the scandal that shocked the world and showed that we really, really need training camp to get here already. The San Francisco 49ers quarterback wore a Miami Dolphins hat last week, and this grew…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Jul 9, 2013ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) -- More details could be released soon about the murder investigation involving former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez as search warrants in the case may be unsealed.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Jul 9, 2013Buffalo Bills The Buffalo News, citing a source, reports the Bills are not close to signing safety Jairus Byrd. Rookie Kiko Alonso appears to have the edge to earn the starting spot at middle linebacker, according to the team's website. Miami Dolphins D…Upvote Share Tweet
Tuesday morning one-linersFormer Bills G Joe DeLamielleure will walk 213 miles from Buffalo to Canton to raise money and awareness for children in need of new prosthetic legs. Dolphins RB Lamar Miller feels comfortable heading into his second season. Individual tickets to Patrio…Upvote Share Tweet
Documents say Aaron Hernandez admitted to shootingJul 9According to court documents, a man linked to the murder case against Aaron Hernandez told police that the former New England Patriots tight end admitted firing the fatal shots.
Documents say Hernandez fingered as shooterJul 9According to court documents, a man linked to the murder case against Aaron Hernandez told police that the former New England Patriots tight end admitted firing the fatal shots.
Hernandez Documents ReleasedJul 9ESPN legal analyst Roger Cossack reacts to the documents released in the Aaron Hernandez case.
Jetting from the bullsJul 9If coaching the New York Jets wasn't exciting enough, Rex Ryan was caught on video participating in the running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain.
NFL - Victor Cruz deal will benefit Hakeem NicksJul 9Victor Cruz's new deal with the Giants is good news for teammate Hakeem Nicks, writes John Clayton.