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Tom Brady named NFL's MVP for third time of career

On the eve of his eighth Super Bowl appearance, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is the oldest player in league history to win an NFL …

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Philly writer takes down Spygate, actually makes sense

(Sporting News)<br>As the Super Bowl LII hype train continues to roll on, plenty of storylines are emerging for Sunday's game. Between the Patriots …

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You don’t have to be a fan of the Patriots or Tom Brady to appreciate their excellence

About 20 years ago, with a sixth championship and dynasty talk seemingly imminent, some people grew sick of Michael Jordan and the Bulls too.<p>Beyond the Bulls front office, that is.<p>A Rick Reilly column in Sports Illustrated best conveyed an underlying contempt for the Bulls’ success outside Chicago …

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What's so rare about what Brady's doing?

A week from Sunday, Tom Brady surpasses Jerry Rice as the oldest non-kicker to play in a Super Bowl.<p>Brady will be 40 and 185 days -- 80 days older …

Once Again, Tom Brady and the Patriots Are—Hands Down—the Super Bowl Favorites

Bill Belichick tried to celebrate. He really did. He clapped his hands and let out a <i>Whoo!</i> and shot his right arm skyward, then hugged his defensive …

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Why the NFL Needs the New England Patriots

You will miss the Patriots when they are gone. If you have hated the past 18 years of New England football from a place of pure fandom, that is …

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MORRISSEY: Young Tom Brady saves the nation from a no-name Super Bowl

In hindsight, there were only two questions that should have been asked heading into Sunday’s AFC Championship Game:<p>Why in the world would anybody …

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Tom Brady vs. Everyone

There’s a story I reported but never wrote about the trend of NFL players wearing yoga pants. The story wasn’t deep enough to warrant publishing, but …

We Don’t Have the Numbers to Fully Appreciate the Patriots’ Dynasty

In his first scene in <i>Game of Thrones</i>, Tywin Lannister—the shrewd, cunning, and cutthroat Lannister patriarch—tells his golden boy son, Jaime, that …

Tom Brady looks like he has nothing but time as Patriots roll past Titans

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. —In the center of it all, still the most important figure on the field, was a 40-year-old man who managed to look unhurried while everything accelerated around him. Defenders clutching at his feet, linemen seizing at his jersey, Tom Brady stood still, as if he had all the time in …

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Twitter reacts to Tom Brady’s hilariously enormous jacket

David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports<p>The game-time temperature was 22 degrees in Foxboro for Saturday’s divisional-round showdown between the Titans and …

The Story That Tried to Divide Brady and Belichick

My favorite book is David Halberstam’s <i>The Breaks of the Game</i>, the 1981 classic that remains the best sports book ever written. What’s striking about …

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list The 100 best novels written in …

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NFL fans had so many jokes for the extreme fog at the Falcons-Patriots game

Sunday’s Super Bowl rematch of the Falcons and Patriots was supposed to be the must-watch <i>Sunday Night Football</i> broadcast of the season. If only fans could see it.<p>During the second half of the game at Gillette Stadium, a thick fog made its way into the stadium and it only got more difficult to see …

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Richard Berman: ‘Deflategate Is Finally Put to Rest’

NEW YORK — On a recent Tuesday night, Judge Richard Berman (yes, <i>that</i> Judge Berman) presided over a packed courtroom on the ninth floor of the Daniel …

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Would You Survive For A Day On Tom Brady's Diet?

TTYL coffee, alcohol, sugar, and refined carbs.

Nutrition

Watch the Patriots’ historic Super Bowl comeback win in less than six minutes

Atlanta Falcons fans, you might want to skip this one.<p>But for the rest of us, this is the best edit yet of the New England Patriots’ historic …

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Julian Edelman mic’d up for his insane Super Bowl catch (Video)

Julian Edelman made one of the most insane catches in football history on Sunday night, and thankfully he was mic’d up for it<p>The New England Patriots …

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Tom Brady's Latest Act of Greatness Was a Lifetime in the Making

HOUSTON, Texas — The coronation began in peace. Tom Brady crouched low to the NRG Stadium turf to be completely alone with his thoughts.<p>As confetti poured, music blared and adults cried, nobody bothered him for 30 seconds.<p>First, LeGarrette Blount arrived. Then, Bill Belichick muscled through the …

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Tom Brady’s Hilarious Gigantic Coat Got Roasted By The Entire Internet

Listen, it gets cold in the northeastern part of the United States in January. If you want to stay warm, you’re sometimes going to need articles of clothing that makes you look completely ridiculous.<p>Tom Brady learned that the hard way during the Patriots’ AFC Championship Game matchup with the …

The 10 funniest reactions to Tom Brady’s enormous sideline coat

Sunday’s AFC Championship Game was fairly chilly in Foxborough, Mass., at 40 degrees. Tom Brady had the perfect coat to stay warm on the sidelines.<p>It just happened to be an outrageously large coat, and Twitter certainly took notice.<p>These were our favorite reactions:<p>10.<p>9.<p>8.<p>7.<p>6.<p>5.<p>4.<p>3.<p>2.<p>1.

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Teammates and coaches explain how Tom Brady has grown up over the years

There has been a lot of great writing about the New England Patriots this week and MMQB’s Jenny Vrentas has a great story about QB Tom Brady from the …

LOOK: The Rock calls out Tom Brady for his bad acting skills

The Patriots quarterback probably isn't going to win an Academy Award anytime soon<p>If Tom Brady's looking for something to do once his offseason …

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Reports of mall disturbances light up social media

A flurry of reports of mall melees and disturbances rippled across social media Monday on a day Americans swarmed shopping hubs for post-holiday bargains.<p>Disturbances that led to some malls being evacuated included reports from Elizabeth, N.J.; Fayetteville, N.C.; East Garden City, N.Y.; Aurora, …

Latin America

The NFL’s damning silence on a new case of underinflated footballs

Just listen to those crickets. A conspicuous hush is emanating from the NFL office on the subject of those soft footballs the New York Giants retrieved from the field against the Pittsburgh Steelers last week. Where was the outrage, the treating of ball-inflation and pounds-per-square-inch as more …

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10 reasons the Seahawks-Patriots Super Bowl was NFL's greatest game ever

The further we are removed from Super Bowl XLIX, the more I’m convinced it was the greatest game in the history of the NFL.<p>There are plenty of great …

Tom Brady finally qualifies for passing stats, leads NFL in every meaningful category

The Pats quarterback hasn't shown any rust from his four-game suspension<p>Well, that didn't take long. By "that," I really mean "Tom Brady taking over …

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NFL Week 6 grades: Patriots get an 'A' as Tom Brady revenge tour continues

Here are the Week 6 grades for every NFL team that played on Sunday<p>The NFL's 32 head coaches, minus Bill Belichick, might want to get together this …

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Tom Brady’s Big F-You to Roger Goodell and the NFL

The 4-time Super Bowl winner with the model looks—and supermodel wife—has been pictured living his best life in Italy, tanning on yachts and …

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10 dirty secrets revealed about Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers

NFL Network<p>What is Dez Bryant's legacy?<p>2:51<p>NFL Network<p>Which team has the best offensive triplets?<p>3:47<p>NFL Network<p>What do we make of T.O. questioning …

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