Aaron Hernandez’s 2nd Letter From Jail Surfaces

Aaron Hernandez's 2nd Letter From Jail SurfacesAaron Hernandez has written another letter from prison, and TMZ has obtained and published his correspondence.

‘Everything happens for a reason’

This is the content of the letter:

“Thanks for the support and it means a lot! This will all come to an end and there is a reason god [sic] put me thru [sic] this. Everything happens for a reason. Thanks for the site and sry [sic] I can’t check site there is no internet in jail lol.

P.S. Keep this letter on social media and private. Means a lot for all the support.”

It remains to be seen if TMZ also paid $18,000 for this letter, as the site reportedly paid Sportsworld, Inc. for the first letter Hernandez penned from prison, according to John Zaremba of the Boston Herald.


‘Kept private’

In the former letter, Hernandez maintained his innocence while also requesting his letter be kept private. So much for that request. Perhaps he should stop responding to letters if he truly wants them to remain private, as clearly those wishes won’t be met.

One thing is for certain: $18,000 is a lot to pay for one letter from prison.

This is just the latest chapter in the bizarre and troubling case of Hernandez, currently charged with murdering Odin Lloyd, along with five additional gun charges. Hernandez is also reportedly the center of a grand jury investigation stemming from a 2012 double homicide in Boston.

What do you think of Aaron Hernandez’s involvement in the Odin Lloyd murder case — innocent or guilty? Do you think Hernandez will be able to return to his sports career after this?

Source: Timothy Rapp | Bleacher Report

Image: TMZ

Boston Celtics Hire Brad Stevens As New Coach

Boston Celtics Hire Brad Stevens As New CoachAccording to a press release appearing on the Boston Celtics’ official website, the team has hired Butler University head coach Brad Stevens to the same position. A league source told Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald that the contract is for six seasons.

‘Back-to-back runs’

Stevens, 36, has spent the last six seasons at Butler cultivating a reputation as one of the finest young coaches in college basketball. He has a 166-49 record (.772 winning percentage) and has missed the NCAA tournament just once during his six campaigns as coach. Butler most notably made back-to-back runs to the NCAA championship game in 2010 and 2011, losing both times. He led Butler to a 12-5 record in the NCAA Tournament in five appearances.

As Stevens’ profile grew, he became one of the nation’s hottest names for high-profile collegiate openings. UCLA made a hard push for the former Butler coach in March, only to be rebuffed. At the time, Stevens reconfirmed his commitment to the school that took a chance on hiring a man barely past his 30th birthday.


‘Full rebuilding process’

Renowned for his molding of young minds, the new Celtics boss will certainly have his chance to do so next season. The 2013 offseason has been one of mass upheaval in Boston, with franchise faces being jettisoned and a full rebuilding process beginning. Stevens will take over for Doc Rivers, who left the Celtics after nine seasons for the Los Angeles Clippers last month.

The Celtics accomplished their youth movement with their coach. At 36 years old, Stevens will become the youngest head coach in the league. He is two years younger than the Orlando Magic’s Jacque Vaughn.

Will Brad Stevens make a positive change for the Boston Celtics? Which team will you be rooting for during the next season?

Source: Tyler Conway | Bleacher Report

Image: ESPN