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Tom Brady

Brady waiting for Goodell decision after 10-hour hearing

It’s back to the waiting game for Tom Brady. After making his case in a 10-hour hearing, Brady’s fate is in the hands of Roger Goodell. Just when the NFL commissioner will announce his decision […]

06/24/2015

Tom Brady

Brady appeal continues into late afternoon at NFL offices

Tom Brady and representatives from the players’ union have been meeting with Commissioner Roger Goodell at NFL headquarters for much of Tuesday as the New England quarterback appeals his four-game suspension. Brady was suspended by […]

06/23/2015

Tom Brady, Roger Goodell

Brady appeal begins at NFL headquarters

Tom Brady and representatives from the players’ union are meeting with Commissioner Roger Goodell at NFL headquarters as the New England quarterback appeals his four-game suspension. Brady was suspended by the league for his role […]

06/23/2015

Roger Goodell

Goodell makes it official: He will hear Brady’s appeal

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell made it official Tuesday: He will hear Tom Brady’s appeal of his four-game suspension. The league suspended the Patriots quarterback for his role in the use of deflated footballs by New […]

06/02/2015

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, right, with owner Robert Kraft.

Kraft: Patriots won’t appeal team’s fine, draft penalties

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft will not appeal the $1 million fine and loss of two draft choices the NFL penalized the team for its role in the use of deflated footballs in the […]

05/19/2015

In this Jan. 18, 2015, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has a ball tossed to him during warmups before the NFL football AFC Championship game against the Indianapolis Colts in Foxborough, Mass.  (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

Deflategate: NFL plans to change football handling guidelines

A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press the NFL plans to change guidelines regarding the way footballs are handled before games. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Friday night because details […]

05/16/2015

Tom Brady

NFL suspends Brady 4 games for deflated footballs

The NFL suspended Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady for the first four games of the season, fined the New England Patriots $1 million and took away two draft picks Monday as punishment for deflating footballs […]

05/11/2015

Deflated-ball trick nothing new in games people play

If you ain’t cheatin’, you ain’t tryin’. The credit for that old saying generally goes to NASCAR legend Richard Petty, though it just as easily could have come from Tom Brady, Gaylord Perry or pretty […]

05/11/2015

Tom Brady

Excerpts from NFL’s letters to Patriots, Brady

The NFL on Monday suspended Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady for the first four games of the upcoming season for his role in a scheme to deflate footballs used in the AFC title game. The […]

05/11/2015

Tom Brady

Brady’s agent says ‘Deflategate’ investigation flawed

The NFL was determined to blame Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for deflated footballs in the AFC title game, and the investigation omitted key facts and buried others, Brady’s agent said Thursday. Don Yee said the […]

05/07/2015

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