Tom Brady Threw Those Poor Ball-Deflating Jamokes Under The Bus 

John Jastremski and Jim McNally probably thought it was cool being in cahoots with Tom Brady. He’s the starting quarterback for the New England Patriots, has more Super Bowl rings than most, and his wife is friggin’ Gisele Bündchen. How could these team employees have known he would abandon them, with a string of text… » 5/06/15 6:21pm 21 minutes ago

TV Reporter Asks Gronk About Ballghazi; Gronk Flexes In Her Face

WBZ’s Julie Loncich confronted Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski today for comment on Deflategate, and Gronk—who was at a previously-scheduled charity event—responded to the CBS affiliate’s reporter in a way only Gronk can: by flexing his biceps. Don’t worry, we’re sure these guns belonging to a New England TE won’t… » 5/06/15 6:07pm 35 minutes ago

Another Writer Says Promoters Revoked His May-Pac Arena Credential

Michelle Beadle and Rachel Nichols weren’t the only media members who had their access yanked around at the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight. A longtime boxing writer believes he had his arena credential revoked for the May 2 event because of his coverage of Mayweather, specifically an interview he did with… » 5/06/15 6:07pm 35 minutes ago

Lionel Messi Murders Bayern Munich

In what has been one of the greatest, most competitive games you’ll ever see, Lionel Messi reminded the world why he’s the greatest player to ever play the game. Barcelona came out dominating but couldn’t finish any of their numerous chances in a wide open first half, thanks mainly to a Herculean performance by Manuel… » 5/06/15 4:38pm Today 4:38pm

Tom Brady's Dad: Deflategate? More Like Framegate

If you ask Tom Brady’s dad, Tom Brady had no knowledge of Patriots personnel tampering with the air pressure in footballs. Why would you ask Tom Brady’s dad? Who knows. Jim Corbett of USA Today did anyway. In fact, Tom Brady Sr. believes there’s a real scandal within the Ballghazi: the character assassination of Tom… » 5/06/15 4:20pm Today 4:20pm

Wells Report Has Nine Page Statistical Analysis Of Ballghazi: LOL

Ballghazi is a perfect, perfectly hilarious scandal, and it just keeps getting better. To wit: The NFL, having ducked and dodged the many, varied complaints about the criminal behavior of its players, its own far-reaching municipal extortion schemes, and the long-term health effects of the game it promotes, has now… » 5/06/15 4:10pm Today 4:10pm

This Beer Tastes Like A&W Root Beer, And We're Totally Into It 

Marketers who traffic in nostalgia are playing a dirty game that prays on our collective inability to admit that most modern consumer goods are better than the items they replaced. With a few notable exceptions, such as pork and superheroes, the evolved versions of the things we eat, drink, wear, drive, watch, and… » 5/06/15 3:59pm Today 3:59pm

Colts GM Warned NFL About Patriots' Deflated Balls Before AFC Title Game

According to Ted Wells’s report, before the Ballghazi scandal even broke, Colts GM Ryan Grigson was aware of the Patriots’ tendency to fiddle with their balls, and ratted them out in an email to the NFL the day before the AFC Championship Game. » 5/06/15 3:01pm Today 3:01pm

A Zombie Movie Finally Made Arnold Schwarzenegger Human

Maggie’s two biggest selling points are things I wasn’t sure I ever needed to see again in a movie: a post-apocalyptic setting and Arnold Schwarzenegger. I like the idea of both of them, but after repeated exposure over the years, I confess to feeling fatigued at the notion of sitting through either anymore. But what… » 5/06/15 2:22pm Today 2:22pm

The Hilarious, Brady-Bashing Texts Sent By The Pats' Ball-Deflators

At the center of Ted Wells’s Ballghazi report are Jim McNally and John Jastremski, two longtime Patriots employees who are the primary handlers of the team’s game balls. Jastremski is the official “game ball maker” for the team, and McNally is the officials’ locker room attendant. According to the Wells report, these… » 5/06/15 2:05pm Today 2:05pm

Wells Report: Patriots Likely Deflated Balls On Purpose [Updates]

It seems like so long ago, we were talking about ethics in deflated balls. Ted Wells released his investigation into the Patriots’ tampering of the footballs today. The 243-page document can be found here. » 5/06/15 1:23pm Today 1:23pm

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Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. » 5/06/15 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

Is BuzzFeed Deleting Its “Real Journalism” Articles, Too?

In late 2012, the morning after the second presidential debate, BuzzFeed published an article titled “The Debate Romney Won,” which floated the Romney campaign’s theory that the Republican candidate “came out on top — horserace analysis be damned” in the October 16 debate. The piece is mostly notable for the decision… » 5/06/15 12:37pm Today 12:37pm

Listen To Sexual Harasser Isiah Thomas Lie About His Sexual Harassment

Here is a thing that actually, inarguably happened. On October 6, 2007, a jury found that Isiah Thomas sexually harassed a New York Knicks executive, who was fired when she told Madison Square Garden, the organization that owns the Knicks, that Isiah Thomas sexually harassed her. She was awarded $11.6 million to be… » 5/06/15 12:10pm Today 12:10pm

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