Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had a severe case of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, researchers said on Thursday. Dr. Ann McKee, the director of the CTE Center at Boston University, said Hernandez had Stage 3 (out of 4) of the disease, which can cause violent mood swings, depression and other cognitive disorders . "We're told it was the most severe case they had ever seen for someone of Aaron's age," attorney Jose Baez said.
No longer talking to each other behind closed doors about a new NHL arena, the Calgary Flames and their city continue to talk loudly to the public about it. The Flames disclosed what they think they should pay for a new arena early Thursday morning via a press release and newspaper ads in a rebuttal to the city revealing its financials last week. Calgary Sports and Entertainment said they were willing to contribute $275 million of their own money before they ended negotiations with the city.
It's time to start counting down the days until the the start of the 2017-18 NHL regular season. The puck drops Oct. 4. Find your team's schedule here.
Ezra Koenig and Jaden Smith have been teasing their animated series Neo Yokio over the past few months and now it's finally here. The series made its Netflix debut today, and every episode of the first season is now available to view. Neo Yokio takes place in a New York City of the future that…