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A "deflated" chocolate football called a "Bradie" Ball is on display at Sarris Candy store in in Canonsburg, Pa.  (Keith Srakocic/AP)
A "deflated" chocolate football called a "Bradie" Ball is on display at Sarris Candy store in in Canonsburg, Pa. (Keith Srakocic/AP)
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The NFL has concluded that "it's more probable than not" that the New England Patriots deliberately deflated its footballs in the AFC Championship game last fall — and that quarterback Tom Brady was aware of it.

The league's official report on "deflategate" was released Wednesday afternoon.

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Bill Littlefield, host of NPR’s Only A Game. He tweets at @OnlyAGameNPR.

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WBUR: NFL Finds Patriots Employees Probably Deflated Footballs

  • "An NFL investigation released Wednesday said that New England Patriots employees likely deflated footballs used in the AFC Championship and that quarterback Tom Brady was probably “at least generally aware” of the rules violations."

This segment aired on May 6, 2015.

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