OJ Simpson says he worried he might die during COVID-19 battle, addresses Brown and Goldman murders
O.J. Simpson attends a parole hearing at Lovelock Correctional Center on July 20, 2017, in Lovelock, Nevada. - Jason Bean/Pool/Getty Images North America/TNS

O.J. Simpson says a severe case of COVID-19 last year left him gasping for air and fearing his time had run out. “When I had COVID, I almost couldn’t get out of bed,” Simpson told The Athletic in a new in-depth interview published Friday that also offered fresh comments on the double-murder case he was acquitted of. “I made it to my balcony, trying to breathe. I couldn’t catch my breath." The 74-year-old NFL Hall of Famer who played for the Buffalo Bills, acted in movies and was acquitted of murdering his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman during the so-called “Trial of...