Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE; daughter sues NFL, Pats


BOSTON (AP) — Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had a severe case of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, researchers said on Thursday. His lawyer announced a lawsuit against the NFL and the team, accusing them of hiding the true dangers of the sport.

  • Written by By JIMMY GOLEN , AP Sports Writer

Fowles donates some of MVP bonus to provide bikes to girls

NEW YORK (AP) — While Sylvia Fowles was sitting out the 2015 season waiting for a trade to the Minnesota Lynx, the 2017 WNBA MVP spent a lot of time cycling. It was a chance for her to stay in shape and keep her mind focused on other things besides basketball.

  • Written by By DOUG FEINBERG , AP Basketball Writer