We’ve seen newspapers mixing up very different athletes with the same last name before, perhaps most notably with The Brandon Sun writing “Keith Hernandez Hangs Himself In Prison” this April. (They meant Aaron.) However, it’s rare to see one of the athletes in question be the main person to notice it. Show More Summary
Seven months after Aaron Hernandez hung himself in his jail cell, a 23-year-old New England Patriots fan purchased the former tight end’s Massachusetts home for $300,000 less than the $1.3 million asking price. Despite the discount on...Show More Summary
If previous news stories about CTE — or the Colin Kaepernick protests — hadn’t already convinced a lot of middle-class parents to keep their high-school-and-younger kids away from the gridiron, well… From the Washington Post: Aaron Hernandez suffered the most severe case of chronic traumatic encephalopathy ever discovered in a person his age, damage that […]
Aaron Hernandez had the worst case of chronic traumatic encephalopathy ever for a person his age, and all the severe head trauma may have played a role in his impulse control. The 27-year-old former NFL star committed suicide in prison...Show More Summary
Boston University researchers revealed Thursday that former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez had one of the most severe cases of chronic traumatic encephalopathy ever discovered in a person his age when he hanged himself in a Massachusetts prison in April. He was just 27 years old yet showed signs of Stage III CTE, […]
Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez suffered substantial damage to parts of the brain that affect memory, judgment and behavior from the most severe case of a degenerative disease linked to head blows ever found in someone so young, a researcher said. Dr. Ann McKee, director of Boston...
Hernandez enjoyed a brilliant career on the football field and displayed a remarkable self-destructive streak off the field.
Football player-turned-murderer Aaron Hernandez had what doctors called the most severe case of CTE ever discovered in a person his age. At a press conference Thursday in Boston, researchers revealed that damage from Hernandez’s CTE, or chronic traumatic encephalopathy, would have significantly affected his memory, impulse control and behavior. Show More Summary
The brain of Aaron Hernandez, a former NFL player who was convicted of murder and later hanged himself in prison, showed clear signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) at a stage that researchers had never seen in a person below the age of 46, according to The Washington Post....
Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez suffered from a severe case of CTE that usually is seen in patients almost twice his age.
Earlier this year, Aaron Hernandez took his own life in his jail cell, just days after being found not guilty of the 2012 double-homicide he was accused of. Months after his death, a report released by his attorney says the former New England Patriots tight end’s brain showed severe signs of CTE–the likes of which are only seen in players around […]
Such damage has been seen only in people over 46. He was 27.
Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez suffered severe damage to parts of the brain that play an important role in memory, impulse control and behavior, a researcher who studied his brain said Thursday. Dr. Ann McKee, director of the CTE Center at Boston University, said she could not...
Dr. Ann McKee, the director of BU’s CTE Center, led the discussion on the study of Hernandez’s brain in Boston Thursday.
Dr. Ann McKee said Hernandez suffered damage to the frontal lobe of the brain
A single justice of the high court in Massachusetts has declined to reinstate Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction.
A single justice of the high court in Massachusetts has declined to reinstate former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction, which was voided after he committed suicide in April. Read moreEmail this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Lelands is including the correspondence from 2013 in its Masters Auction, with an opening bid of $300 and a closing date of Oct. 27.
A letter from the doomed Patriots star to a prison pen pal says he happily swapped his playbook for a Bible after his 2013 arrest.
Aaron Hernandez suffered a “horrendous existence” that was largely brought out by the series of severe head injuries he suffered while playing football before taking his own life, a refiled suit by his estate alleges. The Boston Globe...Show More Summary