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  • Deflated football controversy just the latest reason to question integrity in sports

    Deflated football controversy just the latest reason to question integrity in sports
    The New England Patriots "deflategate" controversy would be a silly pre-Super Bowl sideshow if it wasn't such a sad commentary on the current state of the scandal-ridden National Football League. If you believe the latest reports, 11 of 12 Patriots game...
  • Deflated footballs in high school are nothing new

    Deflated footballs in high school are nothing new
    The sports world is aghast at Deflategate, where the New England Patriots allegedly used deflated footballs in last week's AFC championship game. High school football has the same rules as the NCAA and NFL: Balls have a required inflation range of 12 1/...
  • 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...
  • Patriots And Belichick: Spygate, Deflategate ... And More

    Before we had Deflategate, there was Spygate. Has any professional coach — a hugely successful professional coach, mind you — ever been so tied to cheating or bending the rules? Bill Belichick is the "gate" coach, linked more closely to...
  • Pro Bowl players vary on importance of deflated-ball issue

    PHOENIX — Andrew Luck was asked how he felt after Indianapolis' one-sided loss to New England in the AFC championship game. “The energy is sucked out of you,” he said. “You do feel deflated.” It's a word the Colts...
  • 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...
  • Gary Kubiak thankful for year with Ravens, but he couldn't resist homecoming

    Gary Kubiak thankful for year with Ravens, but he couldn't resist homecoming
    Gary Kubiak said he sat down with his wife, Rhonda, shortly after the Ravens’ AFC divisional playoff loss to the New England Patriots, and they decided that he was going to turn down other head-coaching interview requests because he wanted to remain...
  • 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...
  • NFL still investigating 'inflate-gate'

    NFL still investigating 'inflate-gate'
    The NFL is still investigating the so-called 'inflate-gate" revolving around reports that 11 of the 12 footballs used by the New England Patriots in Sunday's AFC championship game were underinflated by as much as 15 percent. … The approaching...
  • Gary Kubiak named coach of Denver Broncos

    This past weekend's worst-kept secret has been made official: Gary Kubiak is the new coach of the Denver Broncos. The Broncos announced Kubiak's hiring Monday, a week after they parted ways with coach John Fox in the wake of a disappointing loss to...
  • 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...