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Monday’s Mashup: Tom Brady posts holiday message to fans on Instagram after win

Lucy Burdge
December 24, 2018 - 8:19 am
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MONDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS:
NFL: Denver at Oakland, 8:15 p.m. (ESPN)

AROUND THE WEB:

-- Tom Brady posted a video of himself to Instagram Sunday night wishing fans a happy holiday season and reminded them the Patriots still have more work to do following their win over the Bills.

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“I just want to say thank you for all your support the entire year,” Brady told fans in the video. “Great win today, fellas … Enjoy the next few days with your loved ones, everyone.”

“But don’t get too comfortable because we still got a lot of work to do,” Brady added. “Let’s go.”

-- LeBron James apologized on Sunday for lyrics he shared on his Instagram story that included the line, "getting that Jewish money."

"Apologies, for sure, if I offended anyone," James said after the Lakers' 107-99 loss to the Grizzlies. "That's not why I chose to share that lyric. I always [post lyrics>. That's what I do. I ride in my car, I listen to great music, and that was the byproduct of it. So I actually thought it was a compliment, and obviously it wasn't through the lens of a lot of people. My apologies. It definitely was not the intent, obviously, to hurt anybody."

The quote was from the song "ASMR" by 21 Savage.

Darren Rovell took issue with the post and tweeted about it on Sunday.

He also posted a longer response explaining his reaction to James' post:

James will reportedly not be fined by the NBA. 

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “Yeah, I thought that was the right thing to do.” -- Bill Belichick, on Brian Hoyer replacing Tom Brady with 6:39 left in the Patriots’ win over the Bills on Sunday

 

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