An in-depth report Tuesday suggested, among other things, that some NFL owners and executives considered Roger Goodell's relatively harsh punishment of Tom Brady and the Patriots in the Deflategate controversy as a sort of "makeup" call for bungling and being too lenient to Robert Kraft's team in the Spygate controversy several years prior.

Other reporting in the piece amounts to credible evidence that this entire Patriots dynasty is worthy of an asterisk — and that Goodell is not worthy of keeping his job.

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logo a no go Zach Lowe of ranks the logos of all 30 NBA teams, concluding the Timberwolves' primary logo languishes in 27th.

must-read Spencer Hall at Every Day Should Be Saturday has the most compelling read you will find as to why college athletes should be paid.