New England Patriots

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Alex Reimer
March 21, 2019 - 1:30 pm
Donald Trump still wants Robert Kraft to attend the Patriots’ Super Bowl celebration at the White House, according to Politico . Citing a senior White House official, the beltway publication says the President and Kraft have spoken since the Patriots owner was charged last month with soliciting...
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Alex Reimer
March 21, 2019 - 12:18 pm
Stephen A. Smith is starting to implode before our very eyes. The bombastic, and dare I say borderline iconic, ESPN personality seems to be living in an alternate sports reality, where Hunter Henry played tight end for the Chargers last season and Dwayne Haskins is Michael Vick reincarnated. Nobody...
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Alex Reimer
March 20, 2019 - 11:25 am
It doesn’t seem likely Robert Kraft will take the plea deal from Florida prosecutors that would make his misdemeanor charges for soliciting prostitution disappear in exchange for admitting he would’ve been found guilty in a court of law. The New York Post cites sources close to Kraft who say there’...
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Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
Alex Reimer
March 20, 2019 - 10:45 am
The deciding factor in whether Robert Kraft fights his solicitation of prostitution charges might come down to whether he can seal the video. In an interview Wednesday with M&C, ESPN investigative reporter T.J. Quinn says Kraft’s attorneys will do all they can to ensure the video never gets...
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Alex Reimer
March 20, 2019 - 9:11 am
The NFL is receiving pressure from anti-human-trafficking activists to banish Robert Kraft from the league if the prostitution allegations against him are true. On Tuesday, 84 survivors of sexual exploitation and various anti-sexual exploitation groups sent a letter to commissioner Roger Goodell...
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Robert Kraft
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Alex Reimer
March 19, 2019 - 11:11 am
Senator Ed Markey is donating Robert Kraft’s campaign contributions to an organization that intends to end human trafficking in the wake of the Patriots owner’s misdemeanor charges for twice soliciting prostitutes at a day spa in Florida. The junior senator is one of many prominent politicians on...
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Patriots coach Bill Belichick
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Mike Cratty
March 18, 2019 - 4:04 pm
Before Bill Belichick won six Super Bowls with the Patriots, he appeared to be in line to become head coach of the rival New York Jets. Belichick was actually named head coach of the Jets for the first time in 1997 while the Jets were working to finalize Bill Parcells' move from New England to New...
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Alex Reimer
March 18, 2019 - 11:53 am
The Browns and Jets are the winners of NFL free agency so far. Insert joke here about that’s why Lombardi Trophies are handed out in February, and not March. But those smarmy jokes don’t detract from the fact both teams have improved significantly over the last week. Cleveland, which won five of...
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Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill
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Alex Reimer
March 18, 2019 - 10:40 am
Tyreek Hill was a player with elite talent who fell to the Chiefs in the fifth-round of the NFL Draft. When clubs pick up players whose values plummet due to sordid off-field incidents, it’s tempting to label the moves as “low-risk.” But the two recent police visits to Hill’s residence for reported...
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Alex Reimer
March 15, 2019 - 11:39 am
NFL free agency week always shows that most members of our sports media are just as conflicted as the partisan hacks spewing pro-Trump state propaganda on Gerry Callahan’s television screen. Sure, the stakes are a lot lower, but the information and analysis often comes from a biased place. For...
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