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4:38 am
Thu May 7, 2015

NFL Issues Report On Patriots' Deflategate, Says Brady Probably Knew

Tom Brady speaks during a press conference in January to address the underinflation of footballs used in the AFC championship game.
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Originally published on Thu May 7, 2015 1:16 pm

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Sports
5:00 pm
Wed May 6, 2015

I'm 'The Chief Worrying Officer': Ted Leonsis On Running Washington Sports

Originally published on Wed May 6, 2015 6:55 pm

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5:00 pm
Wed May 6, 2015

'More Probable Than Not' That Patriots Deflated Footballs, NFL Report Says

Originally published on Wed May 6, 2015 6:55 pm

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Remembrances
3:19 pm
Wed May 6, 2015

Jericho Scott, Promising Young Pitcher, Killed In Drive-By Shooting

Originally published on Thu May 7, 2015 5:22 pm

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The Two-Way
2:25 pm
Wed May 6, 2015

NFL Report: 'More Probable Than Not' That Patriots Workers Tampered With Footballs

Tom Brady of the New England Patriots was named MVP of the Patriots' Super Bowl win over the Seattle Seahawks. A new NFL report suggests he was aware of cheating by team personnel who tampered with game balls.
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Originally published on Wed May 6, 2015 3:39 pm

Two members of the New England Patriots' staff probably violated the NFL's playing rules by tampering with game balls, according to a lengthy review of the scandal that's come to be known as "Deflategate."

The report names two Patriots workers who had access to footballs before a pivotal game; it also states, "it is more probable than not that Tom Brady was at least generally aware of the inappropriate activities."

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NPR Story
4:03 am
Wed May 6, 2015

Baseball's Royals Keep Running Afoul Of Unwritten Rules

Originally published on Wed May 6, 2015 7:37 am

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The Kansas City Royals almost won the World Series last year. Really, they were the underdog darlings of baseball.

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Sweetness And Light
4:03 am
Wed May 6, 2015

Athletes Want To Talk To Fans Without Meddlesome Sports Journalists

Derek Jeter attends the launch party for his new website, The Players' Tribune, on Feb. 14 in New York City. The site is a platform for athletes to talk directly to fans.
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Originally published on Wed May 6, 2015 9:25 am

It's interesting to note the major differences in the way the media deals with sports stars and entertainment celebrities in public.

When entertainment personalities are interviewed, they are dressed to the nines, and the interrogation consists mostly of compliments. Athletes, however, are interviewed all grubby and sweaty, and primarily, they are rudely asked to explain themselves. Why did you strike out? How could you have possibly dropped that pass?

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The Two-Way
5:57 pm
Tue May 5, 2015

Pacquiao Sued For Failing To Disclose Injury Before 'Fight Of The Century'

Manny Pacquiao answers questions May 2 during a news conference following his welterweight title fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. in Las Vegas. Pacquiao could face disciplinary action from Nevada boxing officials for failing to disclose a shoulder injury before the fight.
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Boxer Manny Pacquiao is being sued for his failure to disclose a shoulder injury during his "Fight of the Century" Saturday against Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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Author Interviews
4:11 pm
Tue May 5, 2015

Pedro Martinez On 2004 Red Sox: 'We Were A Laughing Group'

Originally published on Tue May 5, 2015 6:32 pm

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Sports
12:25 pm
Mon May 4, 2015

Silence On The Sidelines: An MLB Insider's 'Manifesto' On Youth Sports

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