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Tom Brady

Patriots join 'Deflategate' fight in court for the 1st time

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots joined the latest "Deflategate" appeal to support Tom Brady on Wednesday, taking sides with their star quarterback in court for the first time in his fight against the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell.

Bad week in Buffalo: from injuries to apologies

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Coach Rex Ryan stepped to the podium and immediately proclaimed the Buffalo Bills are "a zillion miles ahead" of where they were last year.

And then Ryan spent much of the next 22 minutes of his news conference facing questions regarding the half-dozen on- and off-field headline-grabbing events that took place over the past week.

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