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State court suit over 'no-call' can proceed against NFL

Jul. 18, 2019 8:18 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana judge ruled Thursday that a damage lawsuit can continue against the NFL over the playoff "no-call" that helped the Los Angeles Rams beat the New Orleans Saints and advance to the Super Bowl. State Civil District Court Judge Nicole Sheppard also ruled that attorney Antonio...

Missouri man fined for pointing laser at Brady during game

Jul. 18, 2019 4:26 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man has been fined $500 for pointing a laser at New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady during the AFC championship with the Kansas City Chiefs in January. KMBC reports Dwyan Morgan pleaded guilty Wednesday to a misdemeanor, disturbing the peace. He will pay the fine...

Patriots' Kraft pledges $100K for families of bikers killed

Jul. 13, 2019 5:20 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft joined leather-clad bikers from across the country at a memorial Saturday for the seven motorcyclists killed in a collision with a truck last month and pledged to donate $100,000 to help the victims' families. Bikers from as far as Louisiana...

Texas sheriff apologizes to Patriots player, defends deputy

Jul. 12, 2019 5:24 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Texas (AP) — A Texas sheriff said Friday he has apologized to New England Patriots player Elandon Roberts for the actions of a deputy who referred to the linebacker's race and size during a March traffic stop but also defended the deputy's comment and the stop. Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls...

The Latest: Sheriff apologizes to NFL player, defends deputy

Jul. 12, 2019 3:46 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a Texas traffic stop involving New England Patriots player Elandon Roberts (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A Texas sheriff says he's apologized to New England Patriots player Elandon Roberts for the actions of a deputy during a March traffic stop but also defended the...

Garoppolo goes to QB summer school before training camp

Jul. 9, 2019 2:18 AM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo is going to summer school before starting training camp with the San Francisco 49ers. Garoppolo is spending part of his down time between the end of minicamp and the start of training camp on July 27 working in Southern California with quarterback guru Tom House....

Former Patriots star doing 'much better' after 2nd stroke

Jul. 8, 2019 9:18 AM EDT

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — Former New England Patriots linebacker and ESPN analyst Tedy Bruschi says he's doing "much better" after suffering a second stroke. In an Instagram post on Monday, Bruschi says he knew what was happening immediately last Thursday when he lost use of his left arm, began slurring his...

Ex-Patriot, ESPN analyst Bruschi recovering after 2nd stroke

Jul. 5, 2019 3:27 PM EDT

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — Former New England Patriots linebacker and ESPN analyst Tedy Bruschi is recovering in a Massachusetts hospital after suffering a second stroke. His family says in a statement the 46-year-old suffered the stroke Thursday and immediately recognized the warning signs of arm weakness,...

Patriots owner pledges $20 million to fight anti-Semitism

Jun. 20, 2019 4:49 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The owner of the New England Patriots, Robert Kraft, accepted Israel's prestigious Genesis Prize at a lavish ceremony on Thursday, where he pledged $20 million to establish a foundation dedicated to combating anti-Semitism and the Palestinian-led boycott movement against Israel. In his...

Lions waive Roberts after trade with Patriots falls through

Jun. 14, 2019 8:22 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions waived tight end Michael Roberts after trying to trade him to the New England Patriots. The Lions say trade conditions put Roberts back on the team's roster before they took him off it for the second straight day. Roberts failed a physical with the Patriots,...