Some things to know as NFL investigates Patriots' footballs

...wet. Some quarterbacks prefer a softer ball to control the spin more, while others...referee is the sole judge of whether a ball is fit for play and marks each one approved...Referee until they are delivered to the ball attendant just prior to the start of the...
Fireside Chat to feature the ocean's trash

...Fireside Lectures today."Many of us have walked along a shoreline and found a plastic water bottle, a bit of net, or a glass ball and wondered where these objects came from," said Murphy in a Forest Service press release. "Winds and currents bring a huge...
Falcons to chase Kings We need to be patient and get the ball across half court and then do what we know...for a steal out of the press or put the ball on the floor to push a fast break.Kayhi...most importantly, be strong with the ball under full court pressure."We are definitely...
For now, Brady's legacy tinged with doubt

...insists he didn't do anything wrong."I didn't alter the ball in any way," he said.He insists he's not a cheater...that all but one of the footballs used when the Patriots had the ball were so significantly under-inflated, while the dozen footballs...
Deluna bowls perfect game

...can feel people staring at you," he said. "After my 11th ball I noticed how quiet it was. That was when everyone just stopped...the back of me. It can be awesome. After you throw your last ball and you strike, it (goes) from nerve-wracking to celebration...
Brady and Belichick at center of Deflategate

...according to NFL Network's Jason LaCanfora. That was a 35-31 game too. Was that game affected? Would an underinflated ball, for instance, help receiver Julian Edelman throw his first NFL pass for a touchdown against the Ravens?It's a debate how...
NBA Capsules on its final possession, but Chris Bosh missed a 3-pointer from the top of the key. Mario Chalmers ran down the loose ball and fired up another 3 that missed from corner.Bosh and Dwyane Wade each had 17 points for Miami.KNICKS 98, 76ERS 91PHILADELPHIA...
Today in sports history for Thursday, Jan. 6, 2015

...and New York beat the San Francisco 49ers 20-17 in the NFC championship game. Devon Thomas put the Giants in position as he recovers his second fumble of the game.Jacquian Williams strips the ball from fill-in return man Kyle Williams.
Deflated balls latest in Belichick's reputation for guile

...conclusion," Rooney said. "I assume this will be something the competition committee looks at. I think we all should use the same ball and not have each side kind of have their own footballs available to them. That's my view of it."In Seattle, Seahawks...
Downtown parking hours extended for Inaugural Ball

Overnight parking downtown will be allowed tonight for the 2015 Inaugural Ball for Gov. Bill Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott. The ball will take place from 8 p.m. until 2 a.m. at Centennial Hall and the Juneau Arts and...


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