DeflateGate

Dartmouth Police probe 'deflation of Roger Goodell’s ego' after Patriots' Super Bowl win

As New England Patriots fans basked in the glory of their team's historic Super Bowl win, one Massachusetts police department couldn't help but have a little fun with a story that won't die.Just after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, handed the MVP trophy over to Patriots quarterback Tom Brady,...

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 3:34am

Tom Brady ends 'Deflategate' fight

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Friday said he would end his legal battle against the National Football League over the decision to suspend him for four games as a result of the "Deflategate" scandal."It has been a challenging 18 months and I have made the difficult decision to no...

Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:06pm

Ben Affleck slurs profane Deflategate rant on HBO show

Ben Affleck certainly let loose on HBO's "Any Given Wednesday" with Bill Simmons on Wednesday night.In an epic five-minute rant, Affleck, anoted New England Patriots fan, slammed the NFL and its commissioner Roger Goodell for quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension afterusing underinflated...

Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 7:28pm

Tom Brady to appeal Deflategate suspension

The legal team representing Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has announced that they will appeal a federal court ruling that had reinstated a four-game suspension related to the Deflategate scandal.On Monday, Brady attorney Ted Olson told "GMA" that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell fumbled the case and...

Monday, May 23, 2016 - 6:33pm

Why asterisks in sports are stupid: Matt Burke

Holier-than-thou sports writers and fans often like to spout off on asterisks and record books. As if there’s this Holy Bible of sports that people read each and every Sunday morning.But even Biff Tannen knows that hard-copy sports almanacs are outdated in 2016, and that the Internet is the place...

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 2:33am

What happens next for Tom Brady in Deflategate case? The 3 most likely scenarios

Patriots backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo had better be ready to go – for real, this time.For the second straight offseason, Tom Brady’s status for the first four games of respective regular seasons has been in question and it now looks nearly certain that the future Hall of Fame QB will have to...

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 12:17am

Frost Ice Loft puts Goodell ON ICE

Frost Ice Loft, the big refrigerated pub in Faneuil Hall, has put the NFL’s antihero Commissioner Roger Goodell “ON ICE,” the icy watering hole said.“In honor of Brady’s vindication and all the madness surrounding tomorrow night’s game, Frost is sculpting a nearly life-sized ice replica of Mr....

Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 5:01pm

NFL to appeal overturning of Tom Brady's 'deflategate' suspension

The National Football League will appeal a federal judge's decision to overturn New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game Deflategate suspension.NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced the decision to appeal just two hours after the judge's ruling came to light, the AP reported....

Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 9:56pm

Best #BradyBeLike memes to come after Brady Deflategate victory

Patriots QB Tom Brady won his appeal today in court, nullifying his four-game suspension.As you would expect, the Twitter reacts with memes.RELATED:Tom Brady suspension nullified, Deflategate overRELATED: Courtroom sketch artist gets second chance at Tom Brady picturepic.twitter.com/KEpFUMr5bi...

Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 8:22pm

Tom Brady facing possible suspension at home as well

It hasn't been a great summer for Tom Brady, and not just where his football career is concerned. The embattled quarterback has reportedly also been facing the ire of wife Gisele Bundchen, who recently consulted a divorce lawyer, according to Us Weekly.RELATED:NFL suspends Brady for four games,...

Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 12:02am

No settlement reached in Tom Brady, NFL Deflategate case

Tom Brady's Deflategate drama drags on as the NFL and lawyers for Brady failed to reach a settlement Monday morning in federal court.The New England Patriots quarterback and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell appearedin federal court Monday as the NFL Players Association mulled over Brady's four-game...

Monday, August 31, 2015 - 7:30pm

PHOTOS: Funniest ugly Tom Brady sketch memes

Every now and then the internet does something nice for once. In this instance, it's the surplus of memes parodying the absolutely horrific Tom Brady courtroom sketch.RELATED:PHOTO:TomBrady’s courtroom sketch is terrifyingThe twitter account @TomBradySketch was made shortly after Tom Brady's...

Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 7:04pm

PHOTO: Tom Brady’s courtroom sketch is terrifying

The artist who sketched New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady in federal court Wednesday was clearly a Giants fan.The horrifying court sketch makes the 37-year-old Pretty Boy Tom look more like a melting, droopy blob of pastel.Brady was in New York federal court Wednesday morning for his civil...

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 4:04pm

Deflategate hearing: Tom Brady's balls discussed in Manhattan federal court

Lawyers for New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell argued the star QB's role in last winter's deflate gate scandal and subsequent four game suspension in Manhattan federal court on Wednesday.They did not reach an agreement, and are due back in court on Aug. 19...

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 1:04pm

Brady/NFL in settlement standoff

It could be now or never for Tom Brady.The star was negotiating with the National Football League Tuesday as a federal judge pressured the league and the Players Association to reach a settlement.Before the hearing scheduled for Wednesday – the latest development in the ongoing Deflategate saga of...

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 6:14pm

Those 90 seconds? Reporter shows Brady's balls can be deflated in 40

It can be done --in 40 seconds.While most headlines were focusing Monday on the coming storm that, in a touch of irony, primarily slammed New England, some reporters kept their eyes on what really matters: Tom Brady’s deflated balls.Eleven of the Pats’ 12 game footballs in the Jan. 18 AFC...

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 6:30pm