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DeflateGate and the Temperature of the Playing Field

Overview

Artificial Turf fields are notoriously hot on sunny summer days. Field temperatures of 150oF to 200oF have been reported. To compensate, manufacturers put in high heat capacity sand to retain cool temperatures, and fibers which can conduct heat or cooling from that sand. 2,699 more words

DeflateGate

Kraft Introduces Top Draft Pick, Stays Mum On "Deflategate"

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Robert Kraft spent 80 seconds Wednesday making his first public remarks since saying eight days earlier he wouldn’t appeal the Patriots’ punishment for using underinflated footballs. 651 more words

Sports

Not An American Ninja Warrior and Other News

-Seahawks P Jon Ryan does not dispel the myth that kickers are not athletes(nbc.com)

Jon Ryan ANW

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Malcom Brown: New Patriots Teammates Are Already On To Next Year

BOSTON (CBS) — Though it was delayed a few weeks, Patriots first-round pick Malcom Brown finally got his day in the Gillette Stadium sun.

The defensive lineman out of Texas was introduced to the media on Wednesday morning, alongside Robert and Jonathan Kraft. 279 more words

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Patriots Sign Rookie WR Zach D'Orazio

BOSTON (CBS) — On the day the Patriots opened OTAs, they were busy adding an undrafted rookie receiver to the roster.

The Patriots signed Zach D’Orazio, an undrafted receiver out of Akron. 165 more words

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Willie McGinest Elected Into Patriots Hall Of Fame

BOSTON (CBS) –  This summer, another key member of the early-2000s dynasty will be inducted into the Patriots Hall Of Fame.

The team announced on Tuesday that linebacker Willie McGinest has been voted by the fans as the 24th person to enter the Hall at Patriot Place. 221 more words

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Does America need another 9/11 or Pearl Harbor to survive? Will it happen soon?

America is in crisis.
The total incompetence in Washington is in the process of turning this once great nation into a 3rd world country and nobody seems to care. 496 more words

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