QUIZ: What Super Bowl Time Are You?

Around this time of year one question always seems to be on everyone's lips: What time is the Super Bowl, when does the Superbowl start, what is the Superbowl kick-off time? Maybe you're also wondering: What Super Bowl time are you? Are you Super Bowl 2015 between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks at… » 1/23/15 1:17pm Friday 1:17pm

Colts Player: Officials Stopped Using Patriots' Balls In The First Half

Because the NFL investigation is taking its sweet time (they haven't spoken to Tom Brady yet), and because it'll never reveal anything useful anyway, we're forced to piece together the details and the timeline of how the Patriots' deflated-ball scandal played out. This interview helps immensely: it's an interview with… » 1/23/15 9:20am Friday 9:20am

Mark Brunell Almost Cries Over Deflated Balls

This is what we get for having two weeks before the Super Bowl. Stern questions at press conferences over the size and firmness of balls. Unironic tweets explicitly comparing the NFL's investigations to actual police work, despite the fact that last September, we received a big lesson about why it's unwise to hold up… » 1/22/15 6:31pm Thursday 6:31pm

Tom Brady Talking About Balls: The Supercut

Our equipment guys do a great job of breaking the balls. To me they're perfect. I don't want anyone rubbing 'em. I wouldn't want anyone touching those. Whatever feels good that day... I'm not squeezing the balls. It's not part of my process. Breaking the balls. Some guys like old balls. I tell them how great they are. » 1/22/15 5:28pm Thursday 5:28pm

Last Night's Hannity Just Couldn't Stop Talking About Ballsacks

It's no surprise Ballghazi is taking over the cable news airwaves, but the national nets have sadly been too humble or afraid to utter the necessary term "ballsack." American patriot Sean Hannity's program is the home of real talk, though, and last night they just couldn't stop talking about ballsacks. » 1/22/15 1:35pm Thursday 1:35pm

The Time A Jets Kicker Smacked A Ball Boy For Not Rubbing Up The Balls

Since all anyone can talk about today is the various ways in which people manipulate footballs and what dastardly cheaters the New England Patriots are, it seems like as good a time as any to remember the time a mouthy Patriots ball boy got the shit smacked out of him by an opposing kicker for not properly taking care… » 1/21/15 3:52pm Wednesday 3:52pm

The Patriots' Ballghazi Scandal Cannot Be Overblown Enough

If you've been struggling to care about the Patriots being accused of deflating footballs, and have been hoping the whole thing would just blow over so we could get to talking about a truly excellent and fascinating Super Bowl matchup, you, my friend, are shit out of luck. Ballghazi is real, and it is just the thing… » 1/21/15 9:42am Wednesday 9:42am

Report: 11 Of 12 Patriots-Supplied Footballs Were Underinflated

There has been two days worth of smoke surrounding Ballghazi, and now it looks like there might actually be a fire. According to ESPN's Chris Mortensen, the NFL's investigation into whether the Patriots deflated footballs during Sunday's AFC Championship Game has found that 11 out of the 12 balls they supplied were… » 1/20/15 11:30pm Tuesday 11:30pm

Reports: D'Qwell Jackson's INT Triggered Deflated Ball Investigation

The NFL's investigation into whether the Patriots deflated footballs during their AFC Championship Game victory over the Colts was triggered by Colts linebacker D'Qwell Jackson's second quarter interception, according to reports from both WCVB's Mike Lynch and Newsday's Bob Glauber. Lynch reports that Jackson felt… » 1/20/15 1:14am 1/20/15 1:14am

Woman Goes Bonkers At Opportunity To Buy Patriots "AFC Champion" Shirt

If you're like me, you assumed those "conference champion" shirts and hats exist for players and coaches to wear in the moments after cashing their ticket to the Super Bowl. It turns out people actually buy these things, and one woman is really, really excited that her local Modell's is stocking Patriots AFC Champion… » 1/19/15 7:22pm 1/19/15 7:22pm