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John Daly: I’m OK Because I ‘Smoke Two Packs Of Cigarettes A Day, Not Three’

John Daly just can’t stop producing incredible quotes. While discussing his recent on-course collapse at Deerfield Country Club in Canton, Miss., Daly said he was OK and offered an interesting reason why. “They thought I had a heart attack,” he said during an appearance on SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio on Tuesday. “But I only smoke two packs of cigarettes a day, not three, so...
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Angry Indy columnist: Don't fall for 'Deflategate magic trick'

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell probably was the unhappiest person on earth Thursday morning. The second-most ticked off? Gregg Doyel of The Indianapolis Star. Someone really peed in his Cheerios. You see, Mr. Doyel — he doesn’t even have the decency to spell his name correctly — remains bitter about the Indianapolis Colts’ AFC Championship loss to the New England Patriots...
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Jonathan Kraft: Without Tom Brady, No Super Bowl XLIX Banner Ceremony

It looks like the Kraft family took the “No Brady, No Banner” movement seriously. New England Patriots team president Jonathan Kraft appeared on 98.5 The Sports Hub’s “Patriots Preview” before Thursday’s preseason finale against the New York Giants, and reiterated what fans have been calling for since quarterback Tom Brady was suspended four games in May. Kraft was asked...
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Bill Belichick Gives Typical Answer To Question About Tom Brady’s Freedom

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick got good news Thursday, but he wasn’t going to let that affect how he goes about his business. Belichick and the rest of the Patriots learned Thursday morning that quarterback Tom Brady had his four-game suspension lifted by U.S. District Court Judge Richard Berman. That means Brady will be eligible for the Sept. 10 opener versus the...
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Curt Schilling Removed From ESPN’s Baseball Coverage For Rest Of Season

Curt Schilling won’t appear on ESPN any time soon. The network announced it has removed the former major league pitcher from its MLB coverage for the rest of season as a result of his tweet comparing Muslims to Nazis. “At all times during the course of their engagement with us, our commentators are directly linked to ESPN and are the face of our brand,” ESPN said in a statement...
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‘Vindicated’ Billboards Are Popping Up Everywhere After Tom Brady Ruling (Photos)

Tom Brady is free, and people around New England are celebrating. Some have offered Judge Richard Berman — who overturned the New England Patriots quarterback’s four-game suspension — free coffee for life. Others are taking their joy to billboards across the state. Awesome billboards. #brady #Deflategate #patriots pic.twitter.com/b9tQEkTSJy — David Wade (@davidwade) September...
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American Jack Sock Collapses, Retires During U.S. Open Match (Video)

Jack Sock’s 2015 U.S. Open came to a premature end after a scary moment. The No. 28 seed won the first two sets in his second round match against Ruben Bemelmans on Thursday, but he had to retire early after collapsing on the Grandstand. Sock down. #usopen pic.twitter.com/hcDi2UH2bH — Ben Rothenberg (@BenRothenberg) September 3, 2015 The moments when Sock folded (no...
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Steve Nicol, Robbie Keane Among 10 Former LFC Players To Impact MLS

One of the most successful players in LFC history, Steve Nicol headed off to Boston in September 1999 to become player/coach of the minor league Boston Bulldogs. A year on, he stepped up to the major league as interim player/coach of New England Revolution. Following a brief return to the Bulldogs, he took on the Revs’ head coach role in 2002 and won Coach of the Year in his first...
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Conor McGregor insults Jose Aldo, plans move to lightweight

Conor McGregor probably won’t give up on trash-talking Jose Aldo any time soon, but now, he’s borrowing phrases from one of UFC’s best athletes. The interim featherweight champion said during a media event in Los Angeles on Wednesday that his weight division was nothing before he got on the scene, and he used Ronda Rousey’s favorite insult against Aldo. “Before me, there...
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Patriots-Giants Live: Tom Brady’s Entrance Eagerly Anticipated By Fans

5:15 p.m. ET: Get ready for the loudest New England Patriots preseason game of all time. Fans already are filtering into the Gillette Stadium parking lot, and Tom Brady jerseys and “Free Brady” T-shirts are out in full force in Foxboro. Brady’s entrance onto the game field, set to Jay Z’s “Public Service Announcement” is eagerly anticipated by the Gillette Stadium faithful...
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Legal Expert: Judge Berman’s Ruling ‘In No Way’ Signals End Of Deflategate

Deflategate isn’t officially over. U.S. District Court Judge Richard Berman’s decision to vacate Tom Brady’s four-game suspension is significant. The New England Patriots quarterback will play in the team’s season opener next Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Gillette Stadium. In fact, he’ll play for the foreseeable future. But Deflategate litigation will...
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ACC Football Odds: Tar Heels Underdogs, Eagles Favorites In Week 1 Action

The North Carolina Tar Heels will be the first Atlantic Coast Conference squad to open their 2015 season when they take the field Thursday against the South Carolina Gamecocks as 3-point betting underdogs at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The Tar Heels are 0-2 straight up and 1-1 against the spread in their past two games against their Southeastern Conference rival and will...
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Reports: Daniel Sturridge In Limited Practice At LFC, Won’t Return Until October

Daniel Sturridge is closing in a return from long-term injury, but he won’t be lighting up Old Trafford in a couple of weeks. Sturridge is practicing lightly at Liverpool’s facility at Melwood but hasn’t joined his teammates in full-contact sessions yet, The Mirror’s Dave Maddock reported Wednesday and The Mail’s Sunni Upal reported Thursday. Liverpool previously had targeted...
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Adam Schefter: Robert Kraft, Roger Goodell ‘Supposedly Fine’; Goodell’s Job Safe

It seems as though there are no hard feelings between Roger Goodell and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft. ESPN’s Adam Schefter called in to WEEI’s “Middays with Merloni & Fauria” on Thursday after Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension was nullified, and he said the word is things are OK between Kraft and the commissioner. Schefter also added that...
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Report: ‘Highly unlikely’ Patriots attempt to recoup draft picks

After Tom Brady had his four-game suspension wiped away Thursday morning, there was speculation as to whether his team would attempt to do the same with its own Deflategate punishment. According to one report, it will not. The chances of the New England Patriots attempting to recoup the two draft picks (a first- and a fourth-rounder) and the $1 million fine it was docked as a result...
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Roger Goodell Will Not Attend Patriots-Steelers 2015 NFL Season Opener

Roger Goodell is avoiding an incredibly awkward situation. The NFL confirmed that the commissioner will not attend next Thursday night’s 2015 NFL season opener between the New England Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers at Gillette Stadium. Goodell apparently believes everyone should be focused on the game and the festivities — not U.S. District Court Judge Richard Berman’s decision...
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Maine Dunkin’ Donuts Offers Judge Free Coffee For Life After Tom Brady Ruling

If U.S. District Court Judge Richard Berman ever is in the Lewiston, Maine, area, then he doesn’t have to worry about getting his caffeine fix. A Dunkin’ Donuts in the town is offering the judge, who nullified New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension Thursday, free coffee for life. The store even posted the offer on its billboard. Classic! http://t...
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Tom Brady’s Deflategate Punishment Simply Didn’t Fit ‘Crime’ (Podcast)

Tom Brady won. Roger Goodell lost. The NFL will appeal U.S. District Court Judge Richard Berman’s decision to vacate Brady’s four-game suspension related to the New England Patriots quarterback’s alleged involvement in Deflategate, but the above sentence describes Thursday’s court ruling in the simplest way possible. Berman had several issues with the NFL’s case against...
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Danny Welbeck’s Injury Setback Wrecks 2015, Threatens Arsenal Career

For Danny Welbeck, 2015 has gone from bad to worse to worst, and signs for the distant future look ominous. Arsenal announced Thursday Welbeck underwent knee surgery recently and is expected to miss “a period of months” of action. The news comes as a blow to those who were hoping Welbeck would recover from an ailment, which has puzzled manager Arsene Wenger, and rival Olivier...
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Brady nearly unbeatable against Pats' first four opponents

New England Patriots fans were thrilled Thursday to learn that Tom Brady’s four-game suspension had been nullified in federal court. You know who wasn’t particularly enthused by the news? Fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Buffalo Bills, Jacksonville Jaguars and Dallas Cowboys — the Patriots’ first four regular-season opponents. Brady now is eligible to play in all four of...
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Donald Trump Congratulates ‘Friend’ Tom Brady On ‘Great Victory’ Over NFL

If you’ve been following Donald Trump’s Twitter account at all, his latest message shouldn’t surprise you one bit. The 2016 Republican presidential candidate has been very vocal in showing his support for New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. So when news broke Thursday that U.S. District Court Judge Richard Berman had nullified Brady’s four-game suspension, Trump obviously...
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Tom Brady Sr. Emotional Over Son’s Deflategate Suspension Being Vacated

The Bradys can exhale. Tom Brady Sr. has stood by his son amid the Deflategate drama. So when U.S. District Court Judge Richard Berman vacated the New England Patriots quarterback’s four-game suspension Thursday, Brady’s father reportedly (and understandably) was overcome with emotion. Just spoke to Tom Brady Sr. Said he couldn't be happier. Was really too choked up to speak...
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Fantasy Football: Tom Brady’s Stock Should Soar In Wake Of Deflategate

If you already had your fantasy football draft and took a chance on Tom Brady, congratulations. You’re about to reap the benefits. U.S. District Court Judge Richard Berman ruled to nullify Brady’s suspension Thursday, making him eligible for every New England Patriots game this season, starting with next Thursday’s opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers. To state the obvious...
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Judge Berman Questions NFL’s Independence For Not Making Jeff Pash Available

U.S. District Court Judge Richard Berman believes Tom Brady was “prejudiced” in his original arbitration hearing, and he’s probably right. In nullifying the New England quarterback’s four-game suspension for his alleged involvement in Deflategate, Judge Berman showed that he clearly had more problems with the NFL’s side of the case. Roger Goodell’s comparison of performance...
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Robert Kraft Blasts NFL One More Time In Statement On Tom Brady Ruling

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots scored a major victory Thursday when U.S. District Court Judge Richard Berman ruled to nullify Brady’s four-game suspension for his alleged role in Deflategate. But that doesn’t mean the team is letting the league off the hook. Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who has been highly critical of Roger Goodell and the NFL in recent months, addressed...
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