Latest Tom Brady News

Correction: Israel-Patriots Owner story

Jun. 13, 2019 6:02 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — In a story June 12 about New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft's upcoming trip to Israel to receive the Genesis Prize, The Associated Press, citing information from organizers, reported erroneously that he would be joined by nearly 60 current or former NFL players. Organizers say that...

The Latest: O'Reilly wins Conn Smythe as playoff MVP

Jun. 12, 2019 10:55 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest from Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final between Boston and St. Louis (all times local): 10:49 p.m. Ryan O'Reilly of the St. Louis Blues has been named the Conn Smythe Trophy winner as the most valuable player of the playoffs. The gritty forward lifted the trophy on the ice moments...

Chiefs' Jones skips minicamp in midst of contract dispute

Jun. 11, 2019 4:29 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Defensive tackle Chris Jones chose to skip the beginning of the Kansas City Chiefs' mandatory three-day minicamp Tuesday, the latest step in the growing discord over his looming contract situation. Jones is hoping to parlay the finest season of his career into a massive payday as he...

Brady setting his own pace for 20th season with Patriots

Jun. 6, 2019 2:28 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Entering his 20th year in the NFL, Tom Brady has probably seen everything and tried everything to prepare himself for the rigors of the next season. Perhaps that's why nobody connected with the New England Patriots has been terribly alarmed that their veteran quarterback has...

Rookie QB Stidham learning the ropes at Pats' minicamp

Jun. 5, 2019 4:30 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Jarrett Stidham doesn't have time to listen to the talk about him being a possible successor for a Hall of Fame-bound quarterback. For the Patriots' rookie, every day of the team's offseason program is simply another opportunity for self-improvement. "Every single day I wake up and...

Ben Watson poised to make most of opportunity with Patriots

Jun. 4, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Ben Watson is at the point of his career in which he doesn't want to take anything for granted. Not the 15 years the tight end has already played in the NFL with four teams. Not the Super Bowl he won with the Patriots as a rookie in 2004. And certainly not the opportunity to...

Big or small, Bruins defense making it happen in playoffs

May. 29, 2019 3:29 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins are a case study in extremes on the blue line. There are some prototypical bruisers: At 6-foot-9 and 250 pounds, 42-year-old Zdeno Chara anchors Boston's first pairing and the 6-foot-5 Brandon Carlo is on the second line. The rest of the defense? Take it down a notch: Torey...

Staying sharp: Sack artist Donald fueled by Super Bowl loss

May. 24, 2019 10:39 AM EDT

To stay a cut above the competition, Aaron Donald again trained this offseason by dodging knives. Fake blades, of course. But the results from the reaction exercises have certainly been real. The two-time reigning AP defensive player of the year for the Los Angeles Rams is always searching for out-of-the-box ways...

Murphy hires 'Deflategate' lawyer in tax credits lawsuit

May. 23, 2019 5:17 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy hired the attorney who led the National Football League's investigation into New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady to represent him in a lawsuit brought by a political powerbroker. The Democrat said Thursday he hired attorney Ted Wells in the suit...

Broncos to induct cornerback Champ Bailey into Ring of Fame

May. 20, 2019 6:08 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos will induct longtime cornerback and new Hall of Fame member Champ Bailey into the team's Ring of Fame. The ceremony will take place Oct. 13. It's been quite a memorable year for the 40-year-old Bailey, who will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on...