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Federal Court Orders Tom Brady to Serve Deflategate Suspension

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 25, 2016 at 1:45pm 4/25/2016 at 1:45pm

Monday, a federal appeals court decided Tom Brady must serve a four-game suspension rendered in the original Deflategate decision.

The suspension was overturned by a federal judge in September.

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Humorless Pro-Abortion Feminists Live Tweet Criticisms of Super Bowl Ads

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-R_483zeVF8
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 8:24pm 2/7/2016 at 8:24pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-R_483zeVF8

NARAL Pro-Choice America is live tweeting its criticisms of various Super Bowl ads.

It’s everything you would expect. And no, it’s NOT THE ONION, because in The Onion even feminists take a break:

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Fed Court throws out Tom Brady Deflategate Suspension (court decision included)

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 10:57am 9/3/2015 at 10:57am

A federal judge tossed out the controversial ‘Deflategate‘ decision Thursday morning.

New England Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady was suspended for the first four games of the 2015-2016 season, the team incurred a $1 million fine, and the Patriots lost their first round draft pick in 2016 and fourth round pick in...

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“American Woman” ad is real feminism…in beast mode

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 6, 2015 at 8:30am 7/6/2015 at 8:30am

If you’ve been away from all technology (and nestled comfortably under a rock) since Sunday afternoon, you should know that the US women’s soccer team dominated Japan in the final match of the World Cup 5-2. It was a big deal:

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FIFA, you’re a mess (and a Clinton Foundation donor?!)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 2:55pm 5/27/2015 at 2:55pm

For what may be the first time ever, the United States has expressed a wholehearted and enthusiastic interest in Soccer.

…too bad that interest manifested in the form of an investigation, accusations, and mass arrests. C’est la vie.

Today at dawn, seven of FIFA’s (the Fédération Internationale de Football Association, or...

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Tom Brady Merchandise in Demand After Suspension

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 2:00pm 5/16/2015 at 2:00pm

There’s an old saying that there’s no such thing as bad publicity. That rule seems to be working for Tom Brady of the Patriots, whose merchandise is way up in sales since the announcement of his suspension over Deflategate.

Kurt Badenhausen of Forbes:

Tom...

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Brady appeals suspension as Patriots double down

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 7:25pm 5/14/2015 at 7:25pm

Earlier this week we reported on the NFL’s verdict in the “deflategate” scandal involving the Indianapolis Colts, the New England Patriots, and a sack of deflated footballs. Following an investigation, the Patriots were fined $1 million and lost their first round draft pick for 2016 and fourth round pick for...

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‘Deflategate’ verdict rendered: fines, suspensions, and draft losses

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 11, 2015 at 8:30pm 5/11/2015 at 8:30pm

Following a lengthy investigation, the ‘Deflategate‘ verdict was handed down by the NFL early this evening. Boy is it tough.

New England Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady was suspended for the first four games of the 2015-2016 season, the team incurred a $1 million fine, and the Patriots will lose their first...

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Will Obama run or pass at end of his 4th Quarter?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 3:00pm 2/4/2015 at 3:00pm

(This post is just an excuse to gloat over the Patriots’ victory, but please read on, there’s a point here someplace.)

Has there ever been a more exciting Super Bowl final quarter than the one we saw during the Patriots’ latest win?

First, there was the improbable, amazing, super-stupendous “what the ****...

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I am apologizing #LikeAGirl for Super Bowl Ads’ #WarOnMen

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 2, 2015 at 10:02am 2/2/2015 at 10:02am

While Professor Jacobson was surfing the Twitter stream during the Super Bowl, I was savoring the free market creativity of American advertisers.

The runaway favorite commercials feature cute puppies and horses. One particular ad, however, brought out an entirely different animal in me: The Mama Grizzly.

I have a serious recommendation to T-Mobile...

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Super Bowl Tweet of the Night

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 11:17pm 2/1/2015 at 11:17pm

“The Call”

Suck it, deflategate.

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What if you picked your Super Bowl favorite based on fiscal responsibility?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 12:32pm 1/31/2015 at 12:32pm

Tomorrow is the Super Bowl between The New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks.

“Deflate-Gate” is deflating. While there are rumors that the ball-boy may have done it, there doesn’t appear to be a history of such shenanigans:

Brady, too, has denied wrongdoing, amid an NFL investigation into allegations that 11 of 12...

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“Redskins” trademark cancelled by USPTO as “disparaging” — Are “Negro” and “Colored” next?

http://youtu.be/-DN2CLQTHuY
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 10:33am 6/18/2014 at 10:33am
http://youtu.be/-DN2CLQTHuY

From WaPo:

The United States Patent and Trademark Office has canceled the Washington Redskins trademark registration, calling the football team’s name “disparaging to Native Americans.”

The landmark case, which appeared before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board,...

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Soldier from Budweiser’s Super Bowl ad shares story on ‘FOX and Friends’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 3, 2014 at 3:06pm 2/3/2014 at 3:06pm

Yesterday, I highlighted a handful of Super Bowl ads that will touch your heart or make you smile in a post that we published before the big game aired.

The first of those ads was a spot from Budweiser, titled “A Hero’s Welcome,” and it’s turned out to be a favorite of...

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Richard Sherman Wikipedia page vandalized after The Interview

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 20, 2014 at 9:07am 1/20/2014 at 9:07am

I did not know who Richard Sherman was until last night.

When Twitter exploded with Twit-rage over something Sherman said, I didn’t know what everyone was talking about because I didn’t watch the end of the San Francisco-Seattle football game.

So I searched Sherman’s name and then clicked on his Wikipedia page, and ...

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Alabamenfreude

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 8:41pm 11/30/2013 at 8:41pm

I wasn’t watching live because I didn’t really care.

But the rubbing-it-in that’s going on is quite enjoyable to watch.

(I was tempted to draw political analogies, but that would have cheapened the moment.)

Good collection of video/gifs/photos at

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Penn State penalties (Reader Poll)

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 23, 2012 at 10:21am 7/23/2012 at 10:21am

The NCAA has imposed the following penalties on Penn State, via WaPo:

Penn State was socked with a four-year postseason ban, the loss of 40 scholarships over four years and a $60 million fine stemming from its coverup in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal.

In addition, all victories from...

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