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  • Jeff McLane: There's no inflating Brady's legacy

    GLENDALE, Ariz. It seems silly, the Super Bowl measuring sticks we sometimes place on quarterbacks. Tom Brady came very close to losing in his third straight Super Bowl appearance Sunday night and the argument, by some, would have been that he didn't...
  • AFC preview: Colts have gained ground, but Patriots are tough at home

    AFC preview: Colts have gained ground, but Patriots are tough at home
    Having posted convincing victories over Cincinnati and Denver, the Indianapolis Colts unquestionably belong in the AFC championship game. In a sense, though, the Colts are party crashers. Andrew Luck is the only remaining quarterback without a Super...
  • Deflategate's New Wrinkle: Most Footballs Were Near The Minimum

    GLENDALE, Ariz. — New information on the NFL's investigation into the Patriots use of underinflated footballs surfaced just hours before the team kicked off against the Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX. NFL Media's Ian Rapoport, citing multiple...
  • Super Bowl game balls to get enhanced inspections: officiating chief

    Super Bowl game balls to get enhanced inspections: officiating chief
    The NFL's head of officiating said Thursday that officials inspected the footballs properly before the AFC championship game — in which 11 of 12 New England Patriots' footballs were found to be underinflated — and there will be enhanced...
  • Everything falls into place for Bears and new coach John Fox

    Everything falls into place for Bears and new coach John Fox
    John Fox hoisted the Lamar Hunt trophy over his head a year ago Sunday in Denver, as orange, blue and white confetti fluttered in the mile-high air. His team had just surged to an AFC championship and a Super Bowl berth. The crowd roared. Soldier...
  • Seahawks' Richard Sherman fires first shot in Patriots 'Deflategate'

    The NFL and the New England Patriots would love to take the air out of the biggest controversy heading into Super Bowl week. But Richard Sherman of the Seattle Seahawks wasn't playing along Sunday when asked about the so-called "Deflategate" matter, and...
  • Luck, Colts have made it clear they belong

    Having posted convincing victories over the Bengals and Broncos, the Colts unquestionably belong in the AFC championship game. In a sense, though, the Colts are party crashers. Andrew Luck is the only remaining quarterback without a Super Bowl ring, and...
  • Bill Belichick: Love Him Or Hate Him, No Denying His Place Among All-Time Greats

    Eight nights before he coached in his sixth Super Bowl, Bill Belichick was a punchline. Embroiled in an NFL investigation into allegations that his team used underinflated footballs in an AFC Championship Game victory, Belichick has become fodder for...
  • Former Chiefs guard Will Shields is elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame

    PHOENIX Former Chiefs guard Will Shields spent Saturday afternoon keeping up with his children who were playing college basketball games across America. Whether it was by telephone, iPad or television in his hotel room, Shields followed his daughter...
  • Patriots blast Colts, punch ticket to another Super Bowl

    Patriots blast Colts, punch ticket to another Super Bowl
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Amazingly, after Week 4 the idea was introduced that the Patriots had a budding quarterback controversy and that the franchise's long run of success might be ending. The Patriots had been thumped by the Dolphins and Chiefs and,...
  • Patriots' Belichick denies knowledge of deflated footballs

    Patriots' Belichick denies knowledge of deflated footballs
    — Patriots coach Bill Belichick said today he doesn't know how footballs became deflated during the game that got his team to the Super Bowl. But Belichick declined to answer questions after saying he knew nothing about accusations that his team...