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After intercepting a second quarter pass by New England quarterback Tom Brady, Indianapolis Colts linebacker D'Qwell Jackson runs with the ball that sparked the controversy over the charges that the Patriots were using under inflated footballs. (Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Patriots Won’t Appeal Team’s Fine, Draft Penalties Over ‘Deflategate’

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft will not appeal the $1 million fine and loss of two draft choices the NFL penalized the team for its role in the use of deflated footballs in the AFC championship game.

05/19/2015

Tom Brady of the New England Patriots in action against the Indianapolis Colts in the 2015 AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium.  (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Madden: Manning, Brady Wanted 2006 Rule Change That May Have Led To ‘Deflategate’

John Madden said quarterbacks have had a long history of wanting to work with game footballs during the week and the “Deflategate” scandal was probably a direct result of that.

05/07/2015

Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots throws a touchdown pass to  Rob Gronkowski #87 (not pictured) in the third quarter against the Indianapolis Colts of the 2015 AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium on January 18, 2015 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

NFL: Patriots Staffers Likely Deflated Balls, Tom Brady ‘At Least Generally Aware’

An NFL investigation released Wednesday concluded New England Patriots employees likely deflated footballs used in the AFC Championship and that quarterback Tom Brady was probably “at least generally aware” of the rules violations.

05/06/2015

Aaron Hernandez Court Appearance

Former Patriot Aaron Hernandez Guilty Of 1st Degree Murder

The jury in the trial of Aaron Hernandez found the former New England Patriots tight end guilty of first-degree murder Wednesday in the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd.

04/15/2015

Julian Edelman of the New England Patriots celebrates during a Super Bowl victory parade on February 4, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Patriots defeated the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 in Super Bowl XLIX. (Photo by Billie Weiss/Getty Images)

Patriots’ Julian Edelman Calls Out Seahawks’ Richard Sherman During Super Bowl Victory Parade

The Redwood City native couldn’t help but take a parting shot at the Seahawks’ Richard Sherman during the victory parade in Boston Wednesday.

02/04/2015

BOSTON, MA - FEBRUARY 04: Fans camp out at the finish line of the Boston Marathon before the New England Patriots Super Bowl victory parade on February 4, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Billie Weiss/Getty Images)

Three Awesome Moments From The Patriots’ Super Bowl Parade

The record snowfall that hit the Boston area kept the festivities on ice for an extra day but Patriots fans came out in droves to celebrate their fourth Super Bowl title of the Bill Belichick and Tom Brady era.

02/04/2015

New England Patriots players Julian Edelman (right) and Malcolm Butler were joined by Mickey Mouse as they celebrated their team's Super Bowl XLIX championship victory with a special cavalcade down Main Street, U.S.A. at Disneyalnd park in Anaheim, Calif., on Monday. (Photo by Paul Hiffmeyer/Disneyland via Getty Images)

Five Facts You Didn’t Know About Patriots’ Cornerback Malcolm Butler

Even though he is now cemented in sports history for eternity, reaching this moment never came easy for Butler. Here are five things about the man behind the interception that you might not be aware of:

02/03/2015

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin celebrates a touchdown catch against the New England Patriots in the third quarter of Super Bowl XLIX, February 1, 2015. (Ronald Martinez/Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Seahawks WR Doug Baldwin Appears To Mimic Pooping During Super Bowl Touchdown Celebration

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin is staying tight-lipped about his end zone celebration following a touchdown catch in Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday.

02/02/2015

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady(R) is congratulated by Richard Sherman of the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. The Patriots defeated the Seahawks 28-24. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY

Winners And Losers From Super Bowl Sunday

While this may sound somewhat sophomoric, losers can sometimes be winners too (think gym class in elementary school).

02/02/2015

Seattle Seahawks fans react late during Super Bowl XLIX. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

9 Memes Seahawks Fans Don’t Want To Look At This Morning

“Did that really happen?” is what Seahawks fans were asking Monday morning. Yep. And the internet isn’t going to let them forget it anytime soon. Here’s a look at some of the funniest memes that Seattle fans don’t want to see.

02/02/2015

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