Milestones Jun. 11, 2007


For the NFL's New England Patriots, the loss of defensive end Marquise Hill in a Jet Skiing accident over Memorial Day weekend was, in the words of coach Bill Belichick, "stunning and tragic." Hill's loss will be felt just as acutely in his hometown of New Orleans, where the Super Bowl winner and former LSU star spent much of his time and money rebuilding homes in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. He was spending the holiday weekend refurbishing his mother's house. Hill and a friend, who survived, took the Jet Skis out on Lake Pontchartrain without life jackets. Hill drowned in...

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