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Tom Brady Calls NFL's 4-Game Suspension 'Unfair'

The Patriots quarterback said he got rid of his phone only after his lawyers told the NFL his device would "not be subjected to investigation." Brady said he was "disappointed" in the NFL's decision.
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Deford To Hollywood: Ban Boxing Movies

Commentator Frank Deford isn't crazy about the new boxing movie Southpaw. He says its shortcomings are typical of Hollywood's depiction of boxing.
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Mexico's Soccer Coach Loses Job After Allegedly Punching Reporter

The altercation came just two days after Mexico's national team won the Gold Cup over Jamaica.
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NFL Upholds Tom Brady Suspension For 'Deflategate' Scandal

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Tuesday upheld the four-game suspension of Tom Brady in the "deflategate" scandal.
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Remembering The Flair Of #45: Boston Red Sox To Honor Pedro Martinez

Longtime Boston Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez will have his number retired Tuesday night at Fenway Park. For one public radio reporter and a Boston fan, the ceremony holds special significance.
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NFL's Goodell Upholds Tom Brady's 4-Game Suspension

Until June, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady did not acknowledge to investigators that he had destroyed his cellphone, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says.
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Arizona Cardinals Hire Female Coach For Training Camp And Preseason

"I am honored to be a part of this amazing team," says Jen Welter, an athlete and sports psychologist.

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Cardinals Hire Jen Welter, Possibly NFL's First Female Coach

Officials with the Arizona Cardinals say Jen Welter will be working with inside linebackers. David Greene talks to Kent Somers, the Cardinals beat reporter for The Arizona Republic.
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Boston Drops Out Of The Running For 2024 Olympic Games

Bostonians are breathing a sigh of relief or regretting a lost opportunity — depending on how they felt about the city's bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Opponents said the games would run over budget.
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The Demise Of Old-Style Demolition Derby

Demo derby used to be a low-budget hobby for guys who bought jalopies for one last romp before the scrap heap. But the event has changed — and some fear it may be running out of gas.

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