Robert Kraft

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2013 Sports Oddities: A Wayward Super Bowl Ring, Bloomberg’s Popcorn Caper & More

The mystery of what exactly happened to Patriots owner Robert Kraft’s Super Bowl ring was one of many odd places sports wandered into this year…

12/31/2013

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Pats Coach Bill Belichick Refuses To Rule Out A Tim Tebow Comeback

Patriots coach Bill Belichick on Monday declined to rule out bringing back the popular but underperforming quarterback some time this season, noting that it’s not uncommon for him to re-sign a player he’s already cut.

09/03/2013

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Patriots Cut Quarterback Tim Tebow

Tebow’s stay with the Patriots lasted just under 12 weeks and could signal the end of his NFL career.

08/31/2013

Bill Belichick speaks to the media. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Belichick Breaks Silence On Hernandez Situation, Says Patriots Will Move Forward

Belichick says the Patriots will learn from “this terrible experience,” and that it’s time for New England to “move forward.”

07/24/2013

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Vladimir Putin: I Didn’t Steal Patriots Owner’s Super Bowl Ring

Putin is denying insinuations that he stole Robert Kraft’s Super Bowl ring that’s on display in the Kremlin, but says he’s ready to buy him another ring as a gift.

06/17/2013

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Tim Tebow’s ‘Spirituality’ No Small Factor For Patriots Owner Robert Kraft

The word in New England on Tuesday was “Tebow.” The next day it was all about “spirituality.” Coincidence? Not at all.

06/13/2013

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and team owner Robert Kraft of the New England Patriots. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

NFL Donating $100,000 To Aid Boston Bombing Victims

The NFL is donating $100,000 to One Fund Boston to aid victims of the Boston bombings.

04/26/2013

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Patriots Owner: ‘I Don’t Answer To Tom Brady’

Patriots owner Robert Kraft delivered several messages Monday at the NFL meetings — and made it clear who is boss in New England.

03/19/2013

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Parcells Makes Pro Football Hall Of Fame, Strahan Misses Out

Bill Parcells made the cut and was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, while Michael Strahan misses out.

02/02/2013

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Silverman: A Move To London Would Not Be Krafty

Kraft got his head out over his skis when he advocated the NFL putting a permanent franchise in London during an interview with Sky Sports reporter Neil Reynolds.

06/29/2012

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Owners Robert Kraft And John Mara Started Season, Now They’ll Finish It

The NFL season began on time largely because of Robert Kraft and John Mara. So there’s no more fitting way to end it than the two of them facing off for the game’s biggest prize.

02/05/2012

National Football League Players' Association (NFLPA) executive director DeMaurice Smith talks with the media following meetings at the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service building for extended labor negotiations March 9, 2011 in Washington, DC. Representatives from the National Football League (NFL) and National Football League Players' Association (NFLPA) continue to negotiate a labor dispute during a 7 day extension of talks. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

NFL Lockout Clock Ticking For NFL, Players’ Union

Back on the brink. The NFL and the players’ union headed into the final 24 hours of their twice-extended collective bargaining agreement with little apparent progress on key economic issues.

WFAN–03/11/2011

NFL Senior VP of Public Relations Greg Aiello briefs the media after a meeting with NFL owners at a hotel on March 2, 2011 in Chantilly, Virginia. The NFL owners are meeting in Chantilly to discuss negotiations with the players union about a collective bargaining agreement that expires March 3, at midnight. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Where’s The Sanity In NFL, Union Labor Talks?

Hard-liners on both sides — the NFL and players’ union — have taken negotiations to the brink, and there’s no indication that sanity will prevail before the current collective bargaining agreement expires and things really begin to get nasty.

WFAN–03/03/2011

Quarterback Tom Brady #12 (R) and team owner Robert Kraft of the New England Patriots talk on the field during warm ups (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Kraft: Patriots ‘Stylistically’ Different Than Talkative Jets

Don’t expect to hear the New England Patriots use an expletive to describe an opponent. That’s not his team’s style, owner Robert Kraft said.

WFAN–01/14/2011

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Patriots Win, Jets Loss Would End AFC East Race

The Patriots could clinch the AFC East and a playoff game at Gillette Stadium if they beat the Green Bay Packers on Sunday while the New York Jets lose at Pittsburgh.

WFAN–12/15/2010