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  • Brady: 'I Didn't Alter Ball'; Belichick 'Shocked' By Report

    Brady: 'I Didn't Alter Ball'; Belichick 'Shocked' By Report
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — As the NFL investigates accusations that the New England Patriots used underinflated footballs in the AFC Championship Game, the faces of the franchise stood before cameras and reporters Thursday. In the morning, coach Bill...
  • Not just NFL: Ball-tampering an issue for other sports, too

    Not just NFL: Ball-tampering an issue for other sports, too Scuffed balls, scratched balls, balls switched mid-game. Ball-doctoring isn't only an issue for the NFL, which is investigating a report that the New England Patriots used underinflated...
  • ESPN Poll: Patriots Are Cheaters, Connecticut Agrees

    ESPN Poll: Patriots Are Cheaters, Connecticut Agrees
    According to a recent ESPN Sports Nation Poll, Connecticut was the lone New England state to believe the New England Patriots are cheaters.  The Patriots are accused of deflating footballs in the AFC Championship game against the Colts to make it easier...
  • Deflategate Latest: Patriots Being Investigated By NFL; Report 11 Of 12 Balls Improper

    Deflategate Latest: Patriots Being Investigated By NFL; Report 11 Of 12 Balls Improper
    The NFL says its investigation into whether the New England Patriots used under-inflated footballs in the AFC championship game is ongoing after a report Tuesday night claimed the league found 11 balls were not properly inflated. Troy Vincent, the NFL's...
  • Hyde: Belichick, Brady weather storm at center of Deflate-gate

    Hyde: Belichick, Brady weather storm at center of Deflate-gate
    Long before Deflate-gate, Bill Belichick replaced New York Jets coach Bill Parcells as the Pro Bowl coach. This was after the 1998 season. The Jets were AFC runner-ups and health reasons made Parcells cede to Belichick, his defensive coordinator. At the...
  • COLUMNIST: NFL's DeflateGate much ado about nothing

    COLUMNIST: NFL's DeflateGate much ado about nothing
    Sorry, folks, but I'm not biting on DeflateGate. The whole thing is asinine and overblown. It would be three paragraphs on Page B6 if it didn't involve the Patriots and their dastardly coach, that sneaky repeat offender Bill Belichick, leading into...
  • Report: Patriots Used Under-Inflated Footballs In AFC Championship Game

     
    Eleven of the 12 footballs used by the New England Patriots in Sunday's AFC Championship game were underinflated, according to a report by ESPN's Chris Mortensen....
  • Hyde5: Here's why the Patriots' Deflate-gate matters

    Hyde5: Here's why the Patriots' Deflate-gate matters
    1. Cam Cameron had one good, insightful thought as Dolphins coach beyond, of course the silly ones, “Fail forward fast,” and, “Ted Ginn’s family.” This was in 2007 in the midst of the NFL’s investigation into the...
  • Deflategate: New England Patriots Footballs Underinflated, Reports Say

    Deflategate: New England Patriots Footballs Underinflated, Reports Say
    The New England Patriots are heading to another Super Bowl, and allegations are swirling that they might have bent the rules to get there. Multiple reports say the NFL has found the Patriots used underinflated footballs in their 45-7 rout of the...
  • Brad Johnson: 'I paid some guys' for tampered balls in 2003 Super Bowl

    Brad Johnson: 'I paid some guys' for tampered balls in 2003 Super Bowl
    Move over "Deflate-Gate," the Bucs-scuff scandal might be even more shocking. It's probably been a while since anyone has heard much from former NFL quarterback Brad Johnson, but it makes sense that he would choose now to share how he paid to have...
  • What they're saying about Deflate-Gate and the New England Patriots

    What they're saying about Deflate-Gate and the New England Patriots
    According to multiple reports, the NFL found that the New England Patriots used underinflated footballs during their 45-7 win over the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC championship game. Here is a collection of stories about the situation. * The...