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A case of mistaken identity

The full transcript of Tom Brady's appeal hearing for Deflategate had a few surprises, such as the court reporter confusing Rob Gronkowski and Stephen Gostkowski. Right team, wrong guy

Tom Brady appeal transcript released

Takeaways from 457-page transcript:

  • Brady denies tampering with footballs in the AFC Championship Game.
  • Brady said he wasn't aware of PSI until after a Jets game in 2014
  • Neither he nor his lawyers were told that not providing his cellphone would be deemed as a lack of cooperation with a penalty
  • Brady's attorneys did provide copies of his emails to the league
Full appeal transcript

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Brady not warned about withholding cellphone

The NFL Players Association released the 457-page transcript of Tom Brady's June testimony in the deflated balls controversy in a filing Tuesday in Manhattan federal court.

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Sources: Judge won't seal docs in Brady's case

The documents from Tom Brady's appeal to the NFL of his four-game suspension will not be filed under seal, which means the transcript of his hearing will be made public, sources said.

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Judge won't seal Brady transcripts

The documents in Tom Brady's appeal will not be filed under seal, which means the transcript of Brady's appeal hearing will be made public, according to ESPN sources and media reports.

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Hernandez lawyers ask to suppress evidence

Lawyers for former Patriots player Aaron Hernandez are asking a judge to toss out evidence seized from an SUV that authorities say Hernandez was in when he fatally shot two men.

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Super Bowl hero impresses in practice

Malcolm Butler has played well in New England's first four camp practices. If he continues this up, he will be in line to take over the spot vacated by Darrelle Revis, reports Mike Reiss. NFL Nation: Training camp storylines

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Hernandez's lawyer can't question tipster

A Massachusetts judge says a lawyer for former Patriots player Aaron Hernandez can't question under oath an anonymous tipster who raised concerns about a juror in the murder case.

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Sources: Pats move up part of Gronk's bonus

The New England Patriots and Rob Gronkowski agreed to alter the contract of the star tight end that provides him with a bit of immediate security.

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Patriots alter Gronk's deal

At the start of training camp, Rob Gronkowski was paid $4M of a $10M option bonus due at the end of 2015, ESPN's Field Yates reports. If the Pats pay the remaining $6M, the remaining 4 years of Gronk's contract will kick in.

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