Brady sacks Goodell in court

Sep 4, 2015

Brady sacks Goodell in court

Tom Brady learned Thursday he will start the season on the field after a judge lifted the league’s four-game suspension of the star quarterback for a scandal over deflated footballs, saying he was treated unfairly by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. The league quickly appealed. ...

Brady gets off to slow start in preseason win

Aug 29, 2015

Brady gets off to slow start in preseason win

At least for one series Tom Brady looked like Tom Brady again. The four-time Super Bowl champion overcame two early interceptions to lead his first touchdown drive of the preseason as the New England Patriots beat the Carolina Panthers 17-16 on Friday night. New ...

Judge may throw out suspension of Brady

Aug 20, 2015

Judge may throw out suspension of Brady

A federal judge made clear Wednesday that the NFL’s four- game suspension of Tom Brady over Deflategate is in jeopardy as the star New England quarterback returned to practice. U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman, who’s been asked by the NFL Players Association to ...

Embattled Brady plays

Aug 14, 2015

Embattled Brady plays

Tom Brady completed one of four passes before giving way to Jimmy Garoppolo, and the New England Patriots fell 22-11 to the Green Bay Packers in both teams’ exhibition opener on Thursday night. A day after appearing before a federal judge hearing the appeal ...

Judge blasts NFL at hearing on Brady suspension

Aug 13, 2015

Judge blasts NFL at hearing on Brady suspension

A federal judge put the NFL on the defensive Wednesday over its four-game suspension of Tom Brady, demanding to know what evidence directly links the New England quarterback to deflated footballs and belittling the drama of the controversy. “What is the direct evidence that ...

Brady's 'Deflategate' testimony released

Aug 5, 2015

Brady's 'Deflategate' testimony released

Tom Brady denied under oath to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell that he tampered with footballs before the AFC title game, and investigator Ted Wells said in a transcript that he never warned the New England Patriots quarterback he would be punished if he didn’t ...

Silent Brady sharp in Patriots' first padded practice

Aug 2, 2015

Silent Brady sharp in Patriots' first padded practice

Two things were certain when the New England Patriots put on pads for the first time at training camp on Saturday: The home fans sure do love Tom Brady, and the quarterback’s suspension and court case haven’t affected his accuracy. In between raucous cheers ...

Brady lawsuit moved to New York

Jul 31, 2015

Brady lawsuit moved to New York

Tom Brady’s lawsuit against the NFL in which he wants his four-game suspension overturned will be heard in New York instead of Minnesota. Brady and the players’ union filed their suit Wednesday in Minnesota. But the NFL already had filed papers Tuesday in New ...

Brady takes fight to court as Kraft rips NFL

Jul 30, 2015

Brady takes fight to court as Kraft rips NFL

Tom Brady took the fight over his “Deflategate” suspension to social media and federal court on Wednesday, and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft backed the three-time Super Bowl MVP, saying “I was wrong to put my faith in the league.” One day after ...

Goodell upholds Brady's four-game ban

Jul 29, 2015

Goodell upholds Brady's four-game ban

The commissioner pointed to concealed evidence. The team described it as a folly. And the agent added sham to the lexicon of “Deflategate.” Then the players’ union said it would take it all to court. Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for his role in using ...