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July 17, 2013 | By Chuck Schilken
An NFL video of a 2011 postgame chat between New England quarterback Tom Brady and then-Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow has surfaced in which Brady says he is trying to look after a couple of Tebow's former Florida teammates, one of whom was Aaron Hernandez. Perhaps the most interesting part of the brief exchange is that Tebow tells Brady that Hernandez and fellow Gator-turned-Patriot Brandon Spikes are "good guys," but both quarterbacks agreed the two could be "a lot to handle.
June 17, 2013 | By Christie DZurilla
The morning after Miss USA 2013 took her crown, Miss Utah's flub in the competition was taking the spotlight. It happened Sunday night in Las Vegas, in the dangerous swamp known as the "interview. " A question was posed to Miss Utah Marissa Powell by judge NeNe Leakes: "A recent report shows that in 40% of American families with children, women are the primary earners, yet they continue to earn less than men," Leakes said. "What does this say about society?" PHOTOS: 50 most beautiful female celebrities (Take a moment to try to figure out your spontaneous answer to that query -- we dare ya -- and then we'll move on.)
June 12, 2013 | By Sam Farmer
A day after the New England Patriots signed quarterback Tim Tebow, Tom Brady's reaction could be summed up with a shrug. “[I'm] just trying to focus on what I need to do and what I need to do to be a better player,” Brady said. “Certainly any time a new teammate comes in, you welcome them, try to do whatever you can to help them fit in and understand what we need to do.” Brady said he's not worried about the Tebow signing distracting the team. “I've been around long enough to see all different kinds of things happen: trades, people being cut, guys joining the team, all the media attention with what happened in 2007” -- an apparent reference to Spygate and an 18-1 season --  “post-Super Bowls, tough losses.
May 20, 2013 | By Patrick Kevin Day
Kings Island, an Ohio amusement park, doesn't get the headlines and attention of Disneyland and Disney World, but for a shining moment in 1973 it was the center of the pop culture universe. Why? Because those lovable Brady kids from "The Brady Bunch" traveled to Ohio in an episode of the show for a romp through the park, attempting to find misplaced plans for a park addition. This weekend, to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the episode, three of the Brady kids, actors Christopher Knight, Susan Olsen and Barry Williams, reunited at the park, located in Mason, Ohio.
May 6, 2013 | By Chuck Schilken
Tom Brady may seem to have it all -- Super Bowl rings, a supermodel wife, a house with a moat -- but he's really just a regular guy, like you and me. You know, the kind of who appreciates the little things in life ... like winning a reported $25,000 at the Kentucky Derby. OK, so 25 grand may not qualify as a "little thing" to most of us regular guys -- heck, we don't even have the spare $4,700 Brady is said to have bet on Orb to win the big race. But it's chump change for someone who has a $60-million contract to play quarterback for the New England Patriots.
April 16, 2013 | Eric Sondheimer
Animal Planet needs to get its cameras trained on the Burrill brothers, Casey and Brady , at Valencia West Ranch High. They are quickly becoming adept at capturing and eradicating rattlesnakes. Call them "Rattlesnakebusters. " Since August, 11 rattlesnakes have been found on or near the West Ranch baseball diamond and sent to rattlesnake heaven. The diamond is located near a hill that's probably a nice home to lots of rattlesnakes. Coach Casey Burrill and his brother, Brady, the top assistant, have been the primary trackers of rattlesnake intruders.
April 1, 2013 | By The Times editorial board
In its landmark 1963 decision in Brady vs. Maryland, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that prosecutors are required to provide defendants with any information that may help prove their innocence or favorably change the outcome of their trials. That decision recognized that an individual's right to a fair trial is undermined if prosecutors withhold exculpatory evidence. But half a century later, some prosecutors still don't get it. In some cases, overzealous district attorneys willfully fail to comply with their Brady obligations, resulting in egregious miscarriages of justice.
March 14, 2013 | Staff and Wire reports
Wes Welker is saying goodbye to Tom Brady and hello to Peyton Manning. After spending six years with Brady in New England, the Pro Bowl receiver agreed to a two-year deal worth a reported $12 million Wednesday to team up with Manning in Denver. The Welker signing was the highlight of a big day for the Broncos, who once again made a major splash in free agency. Denver also came to terms on a two-year deal with defensive tackle Terrance Knighton, formerly of Jacksonville, and a one-year contract with linebacker Stewart Bradley, who played with the Arizona Cardinals the last two seasons.
February 26, 2013
New England quarterback Tom Brady just signed a contract extension that will keep him with the Patriots for the next five seasons. Writers from around the Tribune Co. will discuss how many times the three-time Super Bowl champ will lead his team back to the big game. Feel free to join the conversation with a comment of your own. Sam Farmer, Los Angeles Times Tom Brady's decision to do a bargain-basement extension with the Patriots is remarkable in a business where getting as much as you can is everyone's end game.
January 25, 2013 | By Chuck Schilken
I wish I was Tom Brady. Not because he has movie-star looks, a supermodel wife and three Super Bowl rings. He has a moat. That's right, a moat. How cool is that? Oh, and it just happens to surround the new $20-million, 22,000-square-foot mansion Brady and wife Gisele Bundchen have built in Brentwood, which we peasants can actually view in the video below from the Detroit Free Press. I'm not sure if the moat has alligators or piranhas swimming in it. Probably. The lavish property also includes a gigantic pool, so there's no need to splash around in the moat (as tempting as that might be)
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