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Robert Kraft, professors support Tom Brady in deflate-gate brie…

Robert Kraft, professors support Tom Brady in deflate-gate briefs

The deflate-gate fight is barely about the facts of the actual case anymore. The never-ending appeals seem to be all about Roger Goodell's power and the NFLPA fighting back against it. But there is a never-ending argument about the facts of the case amo…
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  • Patriots take aim at Commissioner in new Brady case legal brief

    Patriots take aim at Commissioner in new Brady case legal brief

    profootballtalk.com 6 hours ago
    Patriots quarterback Tom Brady continues to fight the NFL’s effort to suspend him four games. The Patriots finally have gotten directly involved in the matter and, in so doing, have taken aim at the manner in which the Commissioner and the rest of the l…
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  • Patriots Back Tom Brady in 'Deflategate' Court Appeal

    Patriots Back Tom Brady in 'Deflategate' Court Appeal

    The New England Patriots on Wednesday urged a U.S. appeals court to reconsider its decision to reinstate Tom Brady's "Deflategate" four-game suspension, saying its star quarterback faced "unprecedented, unjustified and unsupported penalties."
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  • Tom Brady appreciated Kevin Faulk’s statement at the draft

    Tom Brady appreciated Kevin Faulk’s statement at the draft

    profootballtalk.com 11 hours ago
    Former Patriots running back Kevin Faulk made a statement at the NFL draft when he wore a Tom Brady jersey while announcing the Patriots’ third-round pick. Faulk did it to show that the whole Patriots organization is behind Brady, who is facing a four-g…
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  • Robert Kraft on Tom Brady: 'We hope he prevails'

    Robert Kraft on Tom Brady: 'We hope he prevails'

    yahoo.com 13 hours ago
    The NFL owners' meetings in Charlotte on Tuesday were brief, and the biggest news to come out of the event was the deciding of the host cities for Super Bowls LIII, LIV and LV plus some minor changes to instant replay. And there were of course some smal…
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  • Wednesday morning one-liners

    Wednesday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com 16 hours ago
    Despite Bills DE Shaq Lawson’s shoulder injury, coach Rex Ryan says every Bills fan will be glad they drafted him. Dolphins DT Ndamukong Suh showed up for the first day of OTAs. Patriots DE Rob Ninkovich is eager to get back on the field. Ryan Fitzpatri…
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  • Ted Olson is encouraged by Chief Judge’s dissenting opinion in …

    Ted Olson is encouraged by Chief Judge’s dissenting opinion in Brady case

    profootballtalk.com 17 hours ago
    Although Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and the NFL Players Association lost in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, triggering the reinstatement of his suspension, one of the three judges randomly assigned to the case voted for Brady’s sid…
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  • Patriots will have Dion Lewis back before Week One

    Patriots will have Dion Lewis back before Week One

    profootballtalk.com May 24 (yesterday)
    A torn ACL ended the season of Patriots running back Dion Lewis in November, but it’s not expected to affect him this year. Mike Reiss of ESPN reports that people close to Lewis say he’s about a month away from being able to play in a game, which means …
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  • Profs back Brady rehearing 'in name of science'

    Profs back Brady rehearing 'in name of science'

    ESPN.com May 24 (yesterday)
    Profs back Brady rehearing 'in name of science'
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  • Patriots RB Dion Lewis' recovery has him on track for seas…

    Patriots RB Dion Lewis' recovery has him on track for season opener

    ESPN.com May 24 (yesterday)
    Patriots RB Dion Lewis' recovery has him on track for season opener
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  • If Brady deserves punishment, why not the same as for Stickum?

    If Brady deserves punishment, why not the same as for Stickum?

    profootballtalk.com May 24 (yesterday)
    Remember when Buccaneers running back Errict Rhett was caught violating league rules by tampering with equipment in an effort to give himself a better grip on the football? You probably don’t, because in that case the NFL didn’t launch a months-long, mu…
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  • Tuesday morning one-liners

    Tuesday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com May 24 (yesterday)
    The Bills’ right tackle competition will heat up at OTAs. Former Dolphins RB Larry Csonka was involved in the pitch for bringing a Super Bowl to Miami. Three undrafted cornerbacks are trying for spots with the Patriots. Ryan Fitzpatrick won’t be there, …
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  • Sports Briefing: Brady Appeals for a New Hearing in the Deflate…

    Sports Briefing: Brady Appeals for a New Hearing in the Deflategate Case

    nytimes.com May 24 (yesterday)
    Lawyers for New England quarterback Tom Brady want an expanded panel of judges to make the decision after a three-judge panel ruled in favor of Commissioner Roger Goodell.
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  • Brady files petition for rehearing of federal appeal

    Brady files petition for rehearing of federal appeal

    profootballtalk.com May 23 (2 days ago)
    As expected, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has decided to continue to fight his four-game suspension arising from the #Deflategate controversy. On Monday, Brady and the NFL Players Association filed a 15-page petition for a rehearing before the origina…
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  • Former D-III player tries unique tactic to get Patriots' attent…

    Former D-III player tries unique tactic to get Patriots' attention

    yahoo.com May 23 (2 days ago)
    At this point, one thing is certain: Abiola Aborishade is persistent. The former Division III receiver, who set UMass-Dartmouth's single-season receiving record in 2014 when he had 84 catches, has stood near the New England Patriots' facility at Gillett…
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  • Tom Brady Will Appeal Ballghazi Suspension, Again

    Tom Brady Will Appeal Ballghazi Suspension, Again

    deadspin.com May 23 (3 days ago)
    In the year 2184, when Tom Brady’s head is thawed from cryostasis to testify against Robo-Goodell in Moon Court, your descendants may wonder how the longest-running legal battle in the history of sports ever got started. (Their neural visit to the elect…
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  • Tom Brady Files New Deflategate Appeal: What’s Next?

    Tom Brady Files New Deflategate Appeal: What’s Next?

    nytimes.com yahoo.com May 23 (3 days ago)
    Questions and answers about the case as it stands today.
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  • Video - Proof that regular season records don't guarantee rings 00:44

    Proof that regular season records don't guarantee rings

    May 25
    It could be happening to the Warriors and it's happened before. The teams with the most regular season wins in NFL, MLB and NHL history have NOT won their championships.
  • Video - Tedy Bruschi: If Warriors lose, they're worse than 18-1 Patriots 02:09

    Tedy Bruschi: If Warriors lose, they're worse than 18-1 Patriots

    May 25
    Tedy Bruschi confronts Jemele Hill after coincidentally hearing her compare the Warriors to the 18-1 Patriots.
  • Video - Goodell 'not focused' on Brady's appeal 00:51

    Goodell 'not focused' on Brady's appeal

    May 24
    Adam Schefter explains why NFL commissioner Roger Goodell kept his comments short regarding Tom Brady's appeal for a second hearing.
  • Video - Is Brady's QB slot really in jeopardy or is he just paranoid? 02:02

    Is Brady's QB slot really in jeopardy or is he just paranoid?

    May 24
    Michael Smith and Jemele Hill weigh Tedy Bruschi's take on Jimmy Garoppolo possibly unseating Tom Brady. Is history repeating itself in the Patriots camp or is Brady just paranoid?