Friday’s Top Stories Around Sports

Here’s what’s happening around the sports world today, including a contract extension for a Super Bowl savior, a monster game for a rising USA superstar, and more.
1. Former Buffalo Bills Wide Receiver James Hardy Found Dead In A River
The body of former Buffalo Bills wide receiver James Hardy was found dead in a river.  The 31-year-old’s cause of death has not yet been determined.
2. Patriots And Julian Edelman Agree To An Extension
New England Patriots and wide receiver Julian Edelman agree to a two-year extension.  Edelman helped the Patriots secure a Super Bowl victory last season with a clutch catch in the 4th quarter.
3. Former Butler Mens Basketball Head Coach Chris Holtmann Will Take Ohio State Job
Ohio state reports former Butler head coach Chris Holtmann has agreed to become their next head coach. Holtmann has led Butler to the tournament in each of his first three seasons with the team.
4. Pittsburgh Penguins Crush Nashville Predators To Take 3-2 Lead In Stanley Cup Finals
The Pittsburgh Penguins crushed the Nashville Predators in game 5 of the Sanely Cup Finals 6-0.  Pittsburgh now holds a 3-2 series lead.
5. Potential Superstar Christian Pulisic Scores Two Goals In Team USA World Cup Qualifying Victory
Team USA won 2-0 last night in a World Cup qualifying match last night led by youngster Christian Pulisic.  Pulisic scored both of team USA’s goals.