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02/05/2016 - 3:42pm
Goodell: PSI info was ‘not data for research'

Speaking at his annual state of the league press conference in San Fransisco, a question about Deflategate was bound to be asked to Roger Goodell — and it was.

CSNNE’s Tom E. Curran asked the commissioner about what he said earlier in the week about the PSI information collected this year being part of spot checks and not a research project and also what constitutes a violation.

Goodell never directly answered Curran’s question, but did repeat what he said earlier in the week by saying the data collected was just to see if there was a violation committed.

“It’s also important that the data that was collected in that was not data for research,” Goodell told reporters. “It was data that collected just to see if there was a violation. Our people never found violations.”

Below is the complete exchange between Curran and Goodell:

Curran: “Earlier this week you said during your...

02/05/2016 - 2:05pm
Report: Ex-Pats practice squad RB Ball arrested

According to Madison.com, former Patriots practice squad running back Monte Ball was arrested by Madison, Wisconsin police early Friday morning after he allegedly pushed his girlfriend into a table at a hotel.

The girlfriend reportedly had a cut on her leg that required stitches.

Ball was outside the hotel and reportedly was cooperative. The running back played his college ball at Wisconsin.

He spent the last few months of the 2015 season on the Patriots practice squad, but was one of two players who finished the year on the practice squad and didn’t sign a futures contract to stay with the team.

The other was J.J. Worton, who was...

02/05/2016 - 1:00pm
Fox host criticized for Gronk lap dance

Earlier this week, Rob Gronkowski admitted once working as a stripper at a bachelorette party. During a Thursday appearance on Fox Sports’ “House Party by the Bay” from the site of the Super Bowl, co-host Julie Stewart-Binks brought up the subject. Then she took it a step further, encouraging Gronkowski to demonstrate his skills. “Want to show us maybe show us a little Magic Mike?” she asked.

Gronkowski eventually gave in, walking over to Stewart-Binks and giving her a quick lap dance while she stuffed money in his pants.

And that’s not sitting well with everyone. Stewart-Binks is getting widely criticized for her behavior,...

02/05/2016 - 10:48am
Brady has clock in gym ticking down to SB 51

Tom Brady is on to Super Bowl 51.

In an 1-on-1 interview with CSNNE’s Tom E. Curran Thursday, Tom Brady Sr. talked about his son’s passion and how motivated he is for next season already, less than two weeks removed from falling in this year’s AFC title game.

“Tommy is a football player,” Brady Sr. said. “This is not a July-January or February endeavor for him. He loves two-a-days that started for him a week ago that will be two-a-days from January 20 to the next February. He has a countdown clock in his gym that is now ticking to next year’s Super Bowl. It’s clicking, yes...

02/05/2016 - 10:39am
McCann: Brady should be 'furious' with NFL

Sports Illustrated legal analyst Michael McCann joined Dale & Holley with Thornton on Wednesday to discuss the latest chapter in Deflategate. To hear the interview, go to the Dale & Holley audio on demand page.

After league commissioner Roger Goodell announced the NFL would not release PSI measurements taken over the course of the season, many have been left searching for answers.

“I would imagine one possible answer is that the results don’t corroborate some of the theories the NFL offered last year about deflated footballs,” McCann said. “There’s also the possibility that the NFL doesn’t want to share information that could be used by...

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