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A spokesman for President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia said the New England Patriots’ owner, Robert Kraft, meant for a diamond-encrusted Super Bowl ring to be a gift to Mr. Putin eight years ago.Upvote Share Tweet
profootballtalk.com Updated Jun 16, 2013As we close in on the one-week anniversary of the unexpected news that the Patriots have signed Tim Tebow, everything to be said about the move has been said. And then some. Except one thing: The Jets will pay more for Tebow in 2013 than the Patriots wi…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Jun 16, 2013LB Bryan Scott helped the Bills put on a football clinic at Ralph Wilson Stadium on Saturday. Dolphins DL Jared Odrick hosted his first charity golf event this weekend. QB Ryan Mallett’s future holds some intrigue for the Patriots. A look at how Jets roUpvote Share Tweet
Older athletes are playing longer, pushing boundariesboston.com Updated Jun 16, 2013A brave new sports world is dawning, as more and more athletes prolong their careers into their late 30s and early 40s. Players are rethinking how they approach their careers, planning to compete longer. Owners, general managers, and coaches are reexami…Upvote Share Tweet
Ryan Mallett an intriguing asset for Patriotsboston.com Updated Jun 16, 2013If anyone is to blame for Tebowmania arriving in New England, it’s Ryan Mallett.Upvote Share Tweet
Putin Says SB Ring Was GiftJun 16ESPN Boston.com's Mike Reiss discusses the story that Vladimir Putin didn't steal Robert Kraft's Super Bowl ring, but actually received it as a gift.
Parting Shot: How Will Belichick Use Tebow?Jun 16Bob Ryan is curious to see how Patriots coach Bill Belichick uses QB Tim Tebow.
NFL mailbag - This time, Bengals on 'Hard Knocks' for talentJun 16Mailbag: This time, the Bengals are on "Hard Knocks" because of their talent, writes John Clayton.