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Greg Hardy admonished by Cowboys for comments about Tom Brady’s wife

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Finally, there has been push back from the Cowboys regarding defensive end Greg Hardy’s controversial comments about New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s wife. Coach Jason Garrett said the situation was addressed with Hardy immediately following his interview on Tuesday when he made the comments. “Well we just addressed it immediately,” Garrett said. “That’s not how we want to operate as an organization, players and coaches in our organization understand …

Patriots will try to stop Greg Hardy in lineman’s Dallas debut

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Greg Hardy’s mouth is preceding his production. The Dallas Cowboys defensive end will return to the field on Sunday after serving a four-game suspension for roughing up his former girlfriend. His first opponent: The defending NFL champion New England Patriots, who are 3-0 under reigning Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady. And …

Patriots’ perfect start helps shut ‘Gate’

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

There had been a real possibility that Tom Brady would serve a four-game suspension to open this season in the fallout from “Deflategate.” That’s what Commissioner Roger Goodell wanted and it would have let the Dallas Cowboys avoid facing Brady this week. However, the courts overturned that suspension and Brady was declared eligible a week before the season began. And now Brady and …

Greg Hardy returns from 4-game suspension, says focus on football, Patriots

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

IRVING, Texas — Greg Hardy chose to talk about football just about every time he was asked about the domestic violence case that led to the Dallas defensive end’s four-game suspension. Meeting with reporters Tuesday now that the …

Aaron Hernandez lawyers ask for search warrant to be tossed

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

BOSTON — Lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez asked a judge Tuesday to invalidate a search warrant that led police to seize a vehicle that prosecutors say Hernandez was driving when he fatally shot two …

Akiem Hicks’ long journey lands him with Patriots

Monday, October 5, 2015

FOXBOROUGH (AP) — Akiem Hicks’ long and winding road has brought him to the undefeated New England Patriots. “I’ve got a little bit of a past,” said the 25-year-old Hicks, acquired from the Saints during New England’s bye week. “I went from school in Louisiana to school in …

Fast Patriots start has fans thinking of another 16-0 season

Saturday, October 3, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — This is not 2007. Sure, the NFL has found the New England Patriots guilty of cheating and punished them — again. And, true, they are off to a quick start, opening this season with three consecutive …

Ex-New England Patriots WR Irving Fryar sentenced to 5 years in prison

Friday, October 2, 2015

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — Former NFL star Irving Fryar was sentenced Friday to five years in prison for his role in a mortgage scam. His mother, Allene McGhee, was sentenced to three years’ probation in the same case. Both were convicted in August of applying for multiple …

Ageless Adam Vinatieri still getting kick out of milestones

Thursday, October 1, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS — Colts players consider Adam Vinatieri a true treasure. At age 42, he might actually fit the description. He owns four Super Bowl rings, has made six AFC title game appearances, and has been involved in some …

Patriots trade TE Hoomanawanui for Saints DT Hicks

Thursday, October 1, 2015

METAIRIE, La. — The New Orleans Saints have traded defensive lineman Akiem Hicks to the New England Patriots for tight end Michael Hoomanawanui. The trade was confirmed by Hicks’ agent, Frank Murtha, and Hoomanawanui’s agent, Rick Smith. Hicks, a third-round draft choice by New Orleans in 2012, has …

Pats rookie center Andrews going back to school during bye

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

FOXBOROUGH (AP) — Rookie center David Andrews, one of the unsung surprises of the New England Patriots’ 3-0 start, will use the team’s bye week to go back to school. “This whole thing is a teaching experience,” Andrews …

Appeals court: No Brady case arguments before February

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

NEW YORK — A New York federal appeals court says February will be the earliest it will hear arguments in the NFL’s appeal of the lifting of a four-game suspension of New England quarterback Tom Brady in the “Deflategate” controversy. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said …

Brady says pro-Trump comments taken out of context

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

BOSTON — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says his comments that he hopes Donald Trump will win the presidency were taken out of context and an example of why he tries to say as little as possible …