Here's The Letter That Helped Get Aaron Hernandez Drafted By The Pats

Before the 2010 NFL draft, Aaron Hernandez and his agents wrote a letter to Patriots personnel executive Nick Caserio, assuring him that if the Patriots drafted Hernandez they would not have to worry about him smoking weed while playing in the NFL. It was Hernandez's alleged marijuana use while at Florida that sent him … » 7/08/13 5:20pm 7/08/13 5:20pm

Vladimir Putin Says He Didn't Steal Bob Kraft's Super Bowl Ring

Yesterday, we wrote about how Russian president Vladimir Putin Deboed Patriots owner Bob Kraft for one of his Super Bowl rings. The story felt too good to be true, which means it might be too good to be true. Kraft's recount of the exchange and Putin's quote, for example, approaches something resembling implausibility: » 6/16/13 2:15pm 6/16/13 2:15pm

Bob Kraft's Girlfriend Didn't Get The Part In That Movie, Despite Her…

It's important to remind everyone that Ricki Lander's audition for The Internship did not require a bikini, nor playing off a 71-year-old man, but she thought it would better her chances to include both. All for naught, as the part of Marielena went to someone else, an actual professional actress. » 7/26/12 4:10pm 7/26/12 4:10pm

An Actor Explains Just How Bizarre Bob Kraft's Casting Video Was

We asked you last night for information about the bizarre audition tape Bob Kraft made with his girlfriend, Ricki Noel Lander. This morning, a reader (no, not Jon Hamm) wrote in to give us some sense about how audition tapes work in Hollywood: » 7/11/12 2:15pm 7/11/12 2:15pm

Here's Patriots Owner Bob Kraft Helping His Girlfriend With Some Kind…

Well, this isn't something we ever thought we'd see. Via Barstool, here's 32-year-old occasional actress Ricki Noel Lander, better known around Boston as the close "pal" of Patriots owner Robert Kraft, and she appears to auditioning for the role of "Mary Elena" in something that requires her to be in a bikini. So far, so… » 7/11/12 1:20am 7/11/12 1:20am

Don't Hire Bill Belichick: TV Network Heads Are Shockingly Stupid

The conventional wisdom is that Bill Belichick is the greatest football coach in the history of the world. On this point, conventional wisdom may be right. Who knows, or cares really, it's all so subjective. What is not subjective is that Bill Belichick is one of the greatest football coaches in the history of the… » 1/21/12 2:45pm 1/21/12 2:45pm