At his press conference denying knowledge of deflated footballs, Patriots coach Bill Belichick discovered what we've know for days: it's very hard to talk or write about this story without making reference to "balls," and then giggling because it's very, very funny.

Belichick is a pro. He was usually able to catch himself before inadvertently making us laugh:

And again:

But sometimes, there's just nothing you can do. The balls jokes are going to happen whether you want them or not: