D.A.: Aaron Hernandez And Tipster Had "Sexually Explicit Relationship"

Yes, there’s still legal wrangling over Aaron Hernandez’s guilty conviction in the murder of Odin Lloyd. This particular spat is about a tipster who anonymously called one of Hernandez’s defense lawyers multiple times, claiming one of the jurors might have been “untruthful.” For example, she said the juror “had been… »8/03/15 5:23pm8/03/15 5:23pm

Perjury Charges Against Shayanna Jenkins Officially Dropped

Aaron Hernandez’s fiancée, Shayanna Jenkins, was back in court today so that perjury charges that had previously been brought against her by prosecutors could be dismissed. Jenkins was originally charged with perjury following her grand jury testimony, but was later promised immunity in exchange for taking the stand… »5/15/15 10:31am5/15/15 10:31am

Boston News Station In Trouble For Following Hernandez Jurors Around

If you’re covering a murder trial for a local news station, the last thing you should do is try to follow one of the jurors home. If you just can’t help yourself, though, you should definitely do so in a vehicle that is not a gigantic, conspicuous news van that has your station’s name painted all over it. »4/09/15 12:29pm4/09/15 12:29pm

It's Remarkably Easy To Beat NFL Drug Testing

If we’ve learned one thing from his trial...it’s that Aaron Hernandez probably killed a dude or three. But if we’ve learned a second thing from the trial, it’s that Aaron Hernandez smoked a lot of weed. Like, a ton of it, and all the time. Enough to keep even the largest fictional giant in a permanent chill state. And… »4/06/15 11:35am4/06/15 11:35am

The Boston Herald Wrote a Racist Column on Shayanna Jenkins' Testimony

Aaron Hernandez’s fiancée Shayanna Jenkins took the stand again this week to testify in the former New England Patriot player’s murder trial. The Boston Herald wrote about Jenkins’ testimony in a column that I briefly wished was actually an April Fools’ Day gag, but it’s dated March 30, so here we are. »4/02/15 5:41pm4/02/15 5:41pm

Is Aaron Hernandez Good At Murder? A Deadspin Debate

Earlier today, Diana published a thoughtful look at how Aaron Hernandez's well documented recklessness and stupidity likely will not stop him from getting away with murder. The seed of that post was an internal debate among Deadspin staff about whether Aaron Hernandez is good or bad at murder, and what it means to… »3/25/15 2:07pm3/25/15 2:07pm

The Time Aaron Hernandez Peed On A Cab And Told Off A Reporter

The MMQB's Greg Bedard, who was a Boston Globe reporter on the Patriots beat during the seasons that Aaron Hernandez was on the team, has written an essay about his time spent covering Hernandez, and it includes one scene that begins with Hernandez pissing all over a running taxi cab and ends with the big tight end… »3/25/15 12:18pm3/25/15 12:18pm

Aaron Hernandez Is An Idiot, But He Still Might Get Away With Murder

You can get away with murder, you know. It's just easier for those of us who don't murder not to think about it. To some extent, it's baked into the system, one designed in theory (though not always in practice) to start out with a presumption of innocence. The other factors that come in usually do nothing more or… »3/25/15 11:06am3/25/15 11:06am