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Mike Ditka talks Patriots, Tebow Updated Jun 15, 2013
Former Bears headcoach Mike Ditka sat down with the Chicago Sun Times and answered a few questions, among them was the topic of Tebow to the Patriots. Chicago Sun Times: “What do the New England Patriots know about Tim Tebow that the rest of the league …
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  • In the end, cost to hire Bill Belichick was small for Patriots Jun 15, 2013
    Now here’s an interesting sports story: Per Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the NBA’s Boston Celtics are in negotiations to trade coach Doc Rivers and star forward Kevin Garnett to the Los Angeles Clippers. How does this relate to the NFL? Well,
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  • Will Tim Tebow make the Patriots? That's the only intrigue in New England Jun 15, 2013
    Tom Brady’s reaction to Tebow signing with the Patriots last week? Yawn would be a good way to describe it, even if Brady would probably enjoy anybody who takes the focus off him. He was asked last week if he worries about Tebow becoming a distraction.
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  • Rob Gronkowski will have back surgery Tuesday Jun 15, 2013
    New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will have back surgery Tuesday in Los Angeles, according to sources. We won’t know the exact timetable for Gronkowski until after the surgery, when we know if doctors did not find anything during the procedu
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  • Patriots Owner Claims Vladimir Putin Stole His Super Bowl Ring Jun 15, 2013
    Back in 2005, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft met with Russian president Vladimir Putin in St. Petersburg. Earlier that year, the Patriots beat the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl XXXIX, and Kraft was wearing the ring he earned from that victo…
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  • Putin said “I can kill someone with this,” took Kraft’s Super Bowl ring Jun 15, 2013
    In 2005, Patriots owner Robert Kraft joined several other American business leaders at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, and Putin left with Kraft’s Super Bowl ring. After questions arose about what happened, Kraft released a statement sa
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  • Video - AFC Playoff Predictions 04:54

    AFC Playoff Predictions

    Jun 15
    Mark Schlereth discusses which AFC teams will make the playoffs.