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Cubs Ask for Right to Buy Back Rings for $1

The Chicago Cubs, in an effort to not devalue their World Series rings, have asked all personnel aside from players to sign papers allowing the Cubs to buy back the ring for $1. The contract states those intending to sell or gift the ring must formally ask permission from the organization. If the Cubs elect not to purchase it, then you are allowed to sell or transfer it to another person. ... [Read Full Story]

Aaron Hernandez Found Dead In Prison Cell

Aaron Hernandez, former Patriots tight end, was found hung in his cell Wednesday morning following his acquittal of murder charges  last Friday over the 2012 killing of two men, Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado, outside a Boston nightclub. Despite his acquittal, Hernandez was serving a life sentence without parole for killing Odin Lloyd, the boyfriend of his fiancee’s sister, in 2013.... [Read Full Story]

First Woman to Run in the Boston Marathon Races Again, 50 Years Later

Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to officially enter the Boston Marathon. While entering with initials so the organizers wouldn’t suspect she was female, they quickly spotted her during the race and tried to rip her bib numbers off.  She finished anyway, and returned to the course eight more times, including this year, finishing in 2017 with a time of 4:44:31. ... [Read Full Story]

WWE ‘Total Diva’ Star Renee Young Reveals Superstar Dean Ambrose and Her Are… Married!

After seeing wedding bands on Dean Ambrose during his match on Monday Night Raw, and also on Renee during Smackdown Live on Tuesday, marriage rumors started swirling, starting with Dolph Ziggler and Kevins Owens commenting on her ring during Talking Smack. Renee confirmed the marriage on Twitter Wednesday, tweeting out “Marriage is nice, thanks for all the love!”... [Read Full Story]

Chris Simms Believes Jim Natz Played a Role in his Father’s Demotion

Chris Simms speaks out, as his father Phil Simms hasn’t responded to calls while on his vacation in Barbados. Chris believes that this decision would have had to been at least approved by Jim Natz, Phil’s broadcasting buddy for most of his career since 1998. Chris also believes CBS handled the decision poorly, having found out about Tony Romo taking his dad’s place from an NFL insider before anyone even told Phil Simms himself. ... [Read Full Story]

WWE Superstar Officially Hangs His Boots- Goldberg Retires

The second WWE Superstar to hang up his boots in a week, Goldberg followed suit and gave a goodbye to the WWE Universe Monday night after Raw. Goldberg had left the WWE for 12 years before coming back and winning the Universal Championship title for 28 days. Wrestlemania, which happened this past Sunday, was also the last match for the infamous Undertaker who has retired after 27 years. ... [Read Full Story]