Richard Berman for President?

Federal Judge Richard Berman nullified Tom  Brady's four-game suspension Thursday, and suddenly all was right with the world.  Signs at the final preseason game declared with relief "Tom Brady is Free" and "Richard Berman for President."  Why not? Even if there was no clear exoneration of Brady or declaration of the Patriots' innocence, and even if …

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Tom Brady’s punishment – Oh, nooooo

I long ago gave up my belief in the Easter bunny. (The rabbits who regularly destroy my garden took care of that.) Santa Claus is a relic of a decades-past childhood. But now, harsh reality demands that I can no longer cling to the idea of Tom Brady, man god. Mr. Perfect.  The National Football …

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Deflate-gate calls for willing suspension of disbelief

To enjoy the performance at the movies and in theater, audience members often have to suspend their connection with reality.  So, too, with another form of entertainment, professional football.  Is it really possible that Bill Belichick and Tom Brady, legendary masters of detail and planned execution, knew absolutely nothing about the under-inflation of footballs?  Remember Captain …

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