Morning Sports Update: Tom Brady reportedly intends to keep fighting his suspension

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Will Tom Brady accept his punishment? Brandon Wade/AP

The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for Deflategate, but Brady reportedly plans to keep fighting the punishment.

Tom Brady reportedly intends to keep fighting his suspension: Tom Brady is angry, and the NFL may not have heard the last from the Patriots quarterback. (The Boston Herald)

Jackie Bradley Jr.’s homer helps Rick Porcello, Red Sox beat Braves, 1-0: Porcello combined with three relievers on a four-hitter, Jackie Bradley Jr. hit his first homer as the Boston Red Sox shut out Atlanta 1-0 on Monday night, giving the punchless Braves their sixth straight loss. (


Former Broncos’ Tyler Polumbus tweets ‘Patriots are NFL’s version of baseball’s steroid era’:

What comes next in Tom Brady’s Deflategate battle? The NFL Players Association on Monday said it will “consider all of our options” as it reviews the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals decision that, at least for now, has put Brady on the bench for the start of the upcoming football season. (

Drew Bledsoe still perplexed by Tom Brady’s Deflategate punishment: “This whole story, man, has been ridiculous to me from the start,” Bledsoe said. “I don’t understand why this became such a big thing, and why it merits any kind of punishment. I don’t know. I’m really tired of hearing about it, and I’m obviously quite disappointed to see that Tommy’s going to miss some games. I just don’t feel like that’s justified.” (

New York tabloids take more shots at Tom Brady amid Deflategate saga:


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