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ESPN apologizes for offending some with fantasy football auction

ESPN apologized in a statement sent Tuesday for airing a fantasy football auction that some found to be offensive because of their feeling that it was too similar to a slave auction.Teams in fantasy football leagues are often formed in one of two ways: via a draft system, where participants select players one at a time, or via an auction, where participants are given a “salary...
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Tom Brady opens up about mother’s battle with cancer

New England Patriots Tom Brady opened up about his mother Galynn’s recent battle with cancer, referring to the long ordeal as “a challenging time for my family.”Brady’s mother was unable to make it to any Patriots games last season until she was present at NRG Stadium to witness the team’s historic 34-28 comeback victory in Super Bowl LI over the Atlanta Falcons in overtime...
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Tom Brady: 'Unfair' to compare current team to past 'magical years'

The New England Patriots in 2007 became the first NFL team to go 16-0 and the first squad to post a perfect regular-season record since the 1972 Miami Dolphins.Coming off a historic comeback victory in Super Bowl LI along with significant roster upgrades this past offseason, some have opined that the 2017 Patriots squad are in a position replicate the success of that 2007 team.Not...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott ‘surprised and disappointed’ about suspension, ‘strongly disagree’

Ezekiel Elliott was hit with a six-game suspension by the NFL on Friday morning, and by Friday evening he responded with a statement of his own.The Dallas Cowboys running back, via his Twitter account, said he is “both surprised and disappointed by the NFL’s decision today, and I strongly disagree with the League’s findings.”Elliott also said he recognizes that this is a...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott, NFLPA must finally take stand against Roger Goodell

The NFL sent a whopper of a message to Ezekiel Elliott on Friday, suspending the Dallas Cowboys’ running back six games for his alleged involvement in several domestic violence incidents.Not only has Elliott been suspended six games, the NFL threatened further action should the running back not remain clean (in their eyes) off the field. In fact, the league told Elliott that he...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ezekiel Elliott expected to be suspended by NFL

Ezekiel Elliott is expected to be suspended by the NFL, according to a report.The NFL has been investigating domestic violence allegations against the Dallas Cowboys running back since last year. The league has taken its time handling the situation, knowing full well how much is at stake, especially in light of criticism they’ve received for their handling of the Ray Rice and Greg...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tom Brady uses exercise band on sideline

For the Patriots’ starters, Thursday’s exhibition game against the Jaguars was nothing more than a reason to get dressed and be seen on television.Bill Belichick has never been keen on preseason games, and uses them to evaluate young talent and round out the depth chart more than anything.Tom Brady did his best to remain active during the game, even though he didn’t play. Brady...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady surprised by mother at Patriots training camp

Tom Brady enjoyed a memorable day last Thursday at New England Patriots training camp as it marked his 40th birthday. But the festive (and somewhat strange) atmosphere of that day paled in comparison to how Brady felt when he was surprised by a special visitor at Tuesday’s session. Galynn Brady, who reportedly finished up cancer treatments in April, made a special appearance at...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Amazon floating a possible Tom Brady talk show?

Tom Brady could soon add talk show host to his ever-evolving off-the-field empire in light of a report indicating that Amazon is floating a potential talk show hosted by the New England Patriots and Jim Gray.Deadspin obtained an Amazon survey pitching the concept that reads as follows:Introducing a 30-minute talk show starring current NFL legend Tom Brady and sports journalist Jim...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady turns jersey inside out to hide Nike logo

Tom Brady has made only a few media appearances thus far during training camp, and you may have noticed that the New England Patriots quarterback tries to turn his jersey inside out before going in front of the cameras. Why is that, exactly?Brady isn’t trying to start a new fashion trend. While he hasn’t come out and said it, that is his way of hiding the Nike swoosh on his practice...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

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