Bobby Thomson (left) of the New York Giants scores a run in the second inning of Game 3 of the World Series, October 6, 1951. New York Yankees catcher Yogi Berra (obscured, second left) crouches to catch the ball as an unidentified Giant steps up to bat and the umpire watches the action. The Yankees won the game and went on to win the series. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

4 Teams That Have Stooped To Patriots’ Level

The Patriots aren’t the first pro sports team to cheat, and it’s “more probable than not” they won’t be the last.


Nick Mangold (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images), Bill Belichick (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images), Sheldon Richardson (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Jets’ Richardson, Mangold Not Least Bit Surprised Pats Caught Up In ‘Deflate-Gate’

As far as some of the Jets see it, the underinflated footballs saga is just the Patriots being the Patriots.


Bill Belichick (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Deflated Balls Latest In Belichick’s Reputation For Dirty Dealing

Vague injury reports. Spygate. Signing players with intel on opponents. And now, an open NFL investigation into whether the team cheated during its AFC championship win.


Former Patriot Aqib Talib intercepts a pass against the Jets on Sept. 12, 2013 in Foxboro, Mass. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Reports: Ex-Patriots Say New England Puts False Information On Injury Reports

According to a couple of players, there’s something fishy going on up in New England.


Videotaping Roger Goodell: Also not against the rules. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

What Controversy? Jets Say Sideline Camera For Team Programming

Spygate 2? Another brewing controversy for the Jets? Not so fast.


Bill Belichick and Eric Mangini, post-Spygate (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Ex-Jets Coach Eric Mangini: I Have ‘A Lot Of Regrets’ Over Spygate

Who could forget Spygate, the 2007 saga involving Bill Belichick, New York’s defensive calls on New England video tape and heavy fines levied by the NFL? Well, it sounds like former Jets coach Eric Mangini would take a mulligan on it.


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Supreme Court Refuses Jets Fan’s ‘Spygate’ Lawsuit

The Supreme Court won’t review a decision throwing out a lawsuit stemming from the Patriots’ 2007 “Spygate” scandal. The high court on Monday refused to revive a Jets fan’s class-action lawsuit against their football archrivals and coach, Bill Belichick.


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A NY Jets Fan Wants The Supreme Court To Review “Spygate”

A New Jersey lawyer wants the nation’s top court to review his lawsuit stemming from the New England Patriots’ 2007 “Spygate” incident.


(AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Broncos, Coach Fined For Taping Of 49ers’ Practice

The NFL fined the Denver Broncos and coach Josh McDaniels $50,000 each because the team’s video operations director broke league rules by filming a San Francisco 49ers practice in London last month.


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Former Friends Belichick, Mangini To Face Off Sunday

Once the game’s over, Browns coach Eric Mangini and Patriots boss Bill Belichick will meet somewhere near the 50-yard line and face yet another of those painfully awkward moments with the whole football world watching.