Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison Wednesday in a deadly late-night shooting, sealing the downfall of an athlete who once had a $40 million contract and a standout career ahead of him.
Some professional sports figures didn’t seem to get the memo to support the great cause. Obviously nobody has to do the Ice Bucket Challenge, but if a public figure chooses not to, he or she may see backlash in the court of public opinion. Here are six sports figures who have no record of partaking in the Ice Bucket Challenge
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The 2013 season might be the best performance of Bill Belichick’s coaching career.
The Patriots knew the kind of person they were getting when they drafted Aaron Hernandez.
These days, former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez does not have too many public supporters as he remains locked up behind bars, awaiting trial after being charged with murder of Odin Lloyd.
The bad news: Right guard John Moffitt, who has missed the last two games with a bad knee, will miss at least two more.
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