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Deflategate football being auctioned with $25,000 minimum bid

Deflategate football being auctioned with $25,000 minimum bid

The footballs used by the New England Patriots offense during the AFC championship this year are among the most talked about pieces of sports equipment in history. They are, of course, the Deflategate footballs. And now one of them can be yours, if you have the cash. Make that a lot of cash. Lelands sports auction house is offering a ball that is said to have been used by the Patriots in that game for a minimum bid of $25,000. According to the seller's description, New England receiver Brandon LaFell handed them the ball in the stands after running back LeGarrette Blount scored a touchdown, then dropped the pigskin to go celebrate. Since it was the second half, the ball...