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The Psychology of the Patriots: Why Brady and Belichick Would Cheat

Not long after the Deflategate scandal erupted last season, I asked a defensive player who has gone against Tom Brady many times a simple question: Why would someone so unbelievably, historically good need to cheat?<p>The answer went something like this: To someone like Brady, it's not just enough to …

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Bill Belichick's message to Patriots' incoming rookies

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots had wrapped up their 11-member NFL draft class late Saturday night and coach Bill Belichick seemed …

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Report: Patriots will arm themselves with virtual reality technology

The New England Patriots will begin to use virtual reality to help with film study.<p>The New England Patriots are joining the future.<p>When training camp …

Lionel Messi: It's a spectacular end to a difficult year at Barcelona

The Argentine vowed to keep fighting for titles on all fronts following their treble triumph, while Dani Alves admitted he does not know if he will …

Soccer

Early NFL Offseason Injuries That Could Have a Big Impact in 2015

Injuries can have a major impact on an NFL season. In fact, they can completely derail one.<p>Just ask the Arizona Cardinals, who lost quarterbacks Carson Palmer <i>and</i> Drew Stanton to injury last season and then floundered in the playoffs. OR ask the Cleveland Browns, who jumped out to a 6-3 record but …

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NFL's Richest: Ranking the Active $100 Million Contracts

On Tuesday, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton became the 11th active player in the NFL to sign a contract worth at least $100 million.<p>His five-year extension is worth $103.8 million, with $31 million paid over the first year—including a $22.5 million signing bonus—and $60 million guaranteed. …

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Super Bowl XLIX has been voted Great Game of All Time! http://bit.ly/1IsrS7H

+Michael Brutsky not with that special teams squad they wont. Did u not see what they did against Seattle and botched the play

Loving the new addition to the Gillette Stadium player entrance! ##XLIX

New England Patriots 2015 NFL Playoffs: (Interstellar Mix) Destination: Super Bowl XLIX [HD]

Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez on course to break Barcelona strike records

By James Created on: April 22, 2015 5:00 pm Last Updated:<p>Barcelona striker Neymar scored his 30th goal of the season in the comfortable 2-0 Champions …

Soccer

Eleven takeaways from 11 Patriots draft picks

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots had a busy three-day stretch in the NFL draft by picking 11 players. As part of media coverage, a …

Top 10 Mick Mars Motley Crue Songs

10<p>A more accurate title for Motley Crue's 1987 album <i>Girls, Girls, Girls</i> could be <i>Drugs, Drugs, Drugs</i>. Though he was no less guilty of indulging than …

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Mesut Ozil & Lionel Messi: Watch Arsenal & Barcelona stars in action for Gatorade!

ADVERTORIAL: The Arsenal and Barcelona stars feature alongside their team-mates and the likes of Andrea Pirlo and Philippe Coutinho in the sports …

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Everyone thinks Tom Brady is going to get suspended for Deflategate

While the investigation focuses on the actions of two employees, locker room attendant Jim McNally and equipment assistant John Jastremski, the report also concludes that Tom Brady "was at least generally aware" of the inappropriate activities.<p>The feeling among most NFL insiders is that Brady is …

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Turning a critical eye on Wells report

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- On Wednesday, I shared some initial thoughts after reading the executive summary of the Wells report. I've since read the …

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Here are the suspicious texts between Tom Brady and an alleged Patriots ball deflator after the scandal broke

But this isn't a court of law. NFL investigator Tedd Wells thought there was enough to conclude Brady was probably "generally aware" of what was going on, and said as much in his report.<p>One of the key pieces of evidence that led Wells to this conclusion was Brady's level of communication with …

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15 reasons why Lionel Messi is the greatest footballer ever

<b>1. His performance last night proved once again that he thrives on the biggest of stages</b><p><b>2. Even Eamon Dunphy, who believes football is ‘dying’ and</b> …

Soccer

How an Inept League Can Punish the Patriots

After a 243-page NFL report, Tom Brady is due for punishment and the Patriots might lose a few picks. There’s still no report on how the team and the …

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Tom Brady suspension reaction from Patriots players, NFLers

Some of Tom Brady's teammates reacted with disgust at the four-game suspension handed to the New England Patriots quarterback on Monday as punishment …

'Deflate-gate’: How America reacted to Tom Brady ban

<b>Fans in handcuffs at NFL headquarters, a public fund to pay a $1m fine, mocking billboards and an avalanche of social media wisecracks.</b><p>Just some of the myriad ways the people of the United States have reacted to the news that NFL poster boy Tom Brady must serve a four-game ban for his alleged …

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Expect Brady vs. NFL to be filed sooner than later

Getty Images<p>In the case of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, the federal lawsuit against the league came after arbitrator Harold Henderson upheld …

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Roger Goodell says Kraft decision won't affect Tom Brady appeal

SAN FRANCISCO -- NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft's decision to accept the league's punishment will not …

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World Cup is worth it, even if FIFA shenanigans are not

The World Cup is one of the greatest sporting events in the world. It's FIFA that's the problem, writes columnist Mike DeCourcy.<p>It is a curious nation few of us ever have cause to think about. What do we know about Chile, really, other than they speak Spanish there? Unless there’s a mining disaster …