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Brady friend says phone change part of routine

A close friend of Tom Brady's said Wednesday he was not at all surprised to read that the New England Patriots quarterback had destroyed his cellphone in March.

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Tom Brady: Phones, footballs and a lawsuit

Wednesday was another eventful day as it related to the New England Patriots' Tom Brady and his four-game suspension being upheld by Roger Goodell.

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Goodell's 20-page appeal decision

Wonder why Roger Goodell upheld Tom Brady's four-game suspension? The commissioner lays out his reasoning in this 20-page memo.


Jim Irsay: Suspension to contention

In the span of a year, the Colts owner went from serving a suspension to seeing his team become a Super Bowl contender. How does he handle the turnaround? "The perspective for me has been staying in the moment." A special season

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Recapping the Tom Brady saga

A lot has gone down in New England over the past two days. And with the Patriots taking the field today for training camp, Mike Reiss recaps what you may have missed -- like Robert Kraft ripping the league. 5 things

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1st practice of #Patriots '15 camp similar to Week 5 Bengals game in '14, with crowd starting up "Brady! Brady!" chants at random times.

Tom Brady lawsuit transferred to NYC

According to the Sports Business Journal, the NFL Players Association's case will be heard in New York, not Minnesota as it had hoped. This is a result of the NFL filing its suit in New York, before the NFLPA did so in Minnesota. Win for NFL?

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Eric Berry: 'This is just a checkpoint'

The Chiefs DB and former Tennessee star on his return to the field less than a year after being diagnosed with lymphoma: "You're not really battling chemo, you're battling yourself the whole time. It's a battle of me vs. me."


A lifelike NFL QB made of chocolate

What's better than five-time league MVP Peyton Manning? A 30 percent larger-than-life Peyton Manning chocolate statue, naturally. The lengthy process

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Tom Brady jogs onto the field, waves to the fans and the place goes nuts, chanting "Brady, Brady, Brady."

No red flags for Mariota = A red flag?

Say what? ESPN's Brett McMurphy says: "Mark Helfrich was told by a head coach and GM before NFL draft that 'Marcus Mariota not having any red flags was a red flag.'" The 1st-year Titans QB is expected to speak to the media today.

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Luke Kuechly: I'll be here for a while

The Panthers LB told ESPN's David Newton he is not concerned about when an extension gets done, knowing he is tied up through 2016 with the fifth-year option. Kuechly said he has a bed in training camp, so he's happy. GM Dave Gettleman isn't worried about the timing of a new deal, either, but he won't negotiate once the season begins.