Author: NBC News

CTE transformed ex-NFL star into ‘other person’

Fred McNeill was no big, dumb football player. After completing an NFL career that included two Super Bowls, he got an advanced law degree and practiced law. But within just a few years, he began to fall apart, losing his temper, losing his memory and …

Texas Church Shooting

26 people were killed at First Baptist Church in rural Sutherland Springs, Texas, authorities said. The shooter fled and was pursued by a resident and police but was found dead after running his car off the road. Law enforcement officials identified th…

The Houston Astros’ boricuas make Puerto Rico proud with World Series win

When the Houston Astros became World Series champions Wednesday night for the first time in history, the team’s Puerto Rican players made sure to use the spotlight to show their love for their beleaguered island. There’s no doubt that the team’s boricuas, as Puerto Ricans are also known —