New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady returns to practice and lawyers for the NFL and its players union face a federal judge Wednesday after settlement talks failed to reach a deal in football’s deflation scandal.
Two people familiar with the “Deflategate” legal case tell The Associated Press that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell participated in unsuccessful settlement talks in New York on Tuesday.
A federal judge put the NFL on the defensive Wednesday over its four-game suspension of Tom Brady, demanding to know what evidence directly links the New England quarterback to deflated footballs and belittling the drama of the controversy.
Here are the latest developments in a federal court hearing in football’s “Deflategate” scandal, with the NFL, the players’ union and superstar quarterback Tom Brady at odds about a four game suspension he received for using underinflated footballs.
New England quarterback Tom Brady and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell are set to explain to a judge why a controversy over underinflated footballs at last season’s AFC conference championship game is spilling into a new season.
Police have been asked to keep an eye on NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s home on the Maine coast following his decision to uphold the four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.
Retired NFL players seeking payouts from the potential $1 billion NFL concussion settlement could be waiting until next year based on appeals being weighed this fall.
NFL owners concluded an especially hectic spring meetings by setting up what figures to be a very busy summer and fall.
The NFL’s May owners meetings always include some interesting and key issues for the league. Many times, there are proposed rules changes tabled at the annual meetings two months earlier.
The NFL hammered Tom Brady for his role in “DeflateGate” for good reason. We can’t have the best players in America’s favorite sport toying with the rules.