Latest Robert Kraft News

Miami not a place Tom Brady has excelled in

Dec. 7, 2018 3:03 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady has one simple answer to why his New England Patriots have struggled in Miami. "They play well and we don't," Brady said Friday. He was smiling, but you know — and he knows — winning in Miami is one thing in a brilliant career that Brady hasn't been able to...

Tennis great Billie Jean King feted for 75th birthday

Nov. 22, 2018 12:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Billie Jean King is celebrating her 75th birthday, which lands on Thanksgiving this year. The tennis great recently hosted a birthday party at the New-York Historical Society that included New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and video tributes from former President Barack Obama and...

NFL stadiums and Kenny Chesney: magical mix of sports/music

Nov. 8, 2018 2:49 AM EST

The wave of sound builds from the bottom of the lower bowl to the very top of MetLife Stadium. Every seat is filled, and the place rocks with energy and anticipation. Indeed, it couldn't be any louder if the Giants or Jets were playing in a Super Bowl there. Except there's no football game about to kick off. It's...

Brady, Patriots beat Rodgers, Packers 31-17

Nov. 5, 2018 10:42 AM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers spent the week telling anyone who asked that the other guy was the better quarterback. In the second matchup between the future Hall of Famers, it was the one with five Super Bowl rings who walked off the field with the victory. Brady threw for 294 yards...

Embiid leads 76ers past Clippers 122-113

Nov. 1, 2018 10:44 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid wants to be the NBA MVP and Defensive Player of the Year this season. He is off to a solid start. Embiid had 41 points and 13 rebounds, helping the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Los Angeles Clippers 122-113 on Thursday night. It was Embiid's sixth game already this season with...

Lamar Hunt's legacy looms large over Garber's induction

Oct. 18, 2018 6:04 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Back in 1999, NFL team owners Lamar Hunt and Robert Kraft approached Don Garber and asked if he might be interested in serving as commissioner of Major League Soccer. The domestic soccer league was in trouble in just its fourth year, and at the time Garber was head of NFL...

NFL officiating not a hot topic in formal owners meetings

Oct. 17, 2018 5:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — NFL officiating was not a hot topic in the formal owners meetings that ended Wednesday, Commissioner Roger Goodell noted. "There was talk on several occasions in the context of what the competition committee is looking to propose and implement and how to adjust to those rules," Goodell...