The Deflategate ruling

BEN VOLIN I ON FOOTBALL

Tom Brady, with nothing to lose, should take NFL to court

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady shouts as he runs onto the field before an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

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Brady likely will face an uphill battle to win his lawsuit, which will focus on flaws in the NFL’s discipline and appeals processes.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

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Brady destroyed the evidence; what could be more damning than that?

Even millennials between the ages of 25 and 34 exchange fewer messages than Tom Brady.

Tom Brady texts like a millennial

He sent 2,500 texts per month, 625 texts per week, and more than 80 per day. If that seems like a lot, it is.

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A 20-page report explaining Roger Goodell’s decision contains a number of new details about Deflategate.

Cambridge, MA--7/28/2015--Eastgate dorm building is tower at left. Planned sites for MIT development in Kendall Square are photographed, on Tuesday, July 28, 2015. Photo by Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Topic: 29kendall Reporter: Timothy Logan

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MIT unveiling $1.2 billion plan for Kendall Square

MIT is pushing ahead with plans to turn a string of Kendall Square parking lots into six new buildings.

07/28/15: Boston, MA: The Red Sox held a ceremony to retire the #45 of recent Hall of Fame inductee Pedro Martinez before their game vs. the Chicago White Sox at Fenway Park. With fellow Hall of Famers Jim Rice, Carlton Fisk and Carl Yastrzemski looking on, he fires the ceremonial first pitch. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section:sports topic:Red Sox-White Sox (1)

Red Sox, fans pay tribute to Pedro Martinez

The Hall of Fame pitcher returned the love in a pregame ceremony at Fenway Park that retired his No. 45.

Boston Public Market CEO Liz Morningstar at the market’s opening event on Tuesday.

Years in the making, Boston Public Market opens

The Boston Public Market opened for friends and family, ahead of Thursday’s official debut.

Magazine | Perspective

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Jim Braude surveys life in the Land of the Eternal Wait.

Mayor Marty Walsh spoke at a news conference Monday about Boston’s Olympic bid.

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Walsh makes graceful Olympic exit, but not without bruises

The effort to host the Games ended without Mayor Marty Walsh fracturing his relationships with leaders behind Boston 2024.

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Experts say a future bid for Boston is not out of the question, given the right circumstances.

Kayakers passed under the Longfellow Bridge as it undergoes a restoration project.

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Longfellow Bridge construction delayed by two years

The delay is due to complications associated with preserving the historic nature of the century-old structure, state officials said.

Judge halts plans for a casino on Martha’s Vineyard

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Indian tribe wanted to convert a community center into a casino but did not get a building permit.

Prosecutors back reduced sentence for ex-Boston officer

A former Boston police officer was convicted in a drug dealing scandal that rocked the department several years ago.

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The boy who fell into a coma after his father allegedly starved and dehydrated him faced intense isolation and discipline, police said.

Russell House Tavern in Cambridge.

Boston’s best restaurant patios

Whether you’re in the mood for an old favorite or someplace new this summer, these outdoor spots won’t disappoint.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/video2-8596.jpg Medford detective in threat incident was admonished in 2012

Stephen LeBert was also disciplined in 1992 after he and his uncle confronted a neighbor who spat on his wife.

Ground Game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/02/20/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/rathe_pindell_employee02.jpg--90x90.jpg Inside the presidential primaries with James Pindell

Globe reporter James Pindell brings you the latest news from New Hampshire and beyond as 2016 presidential politics take shape.

Opinion

Richard North Patterson

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Mike Huckabee’s controversial remarks dramatize a far more disturbing development.

The Big Picture

A boy plays during breaktime at the Senator Obama primary school in the village of Kogelo, west of Kenya’s capital of Nairobi on July 16. US President Barack Obama visits Kenya and Ethiopia this month.

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The Big Picture

Obama’s ancestral home

President Obama visits Kenya and Ethiopia this month. His ancestral home of Kogelo is home to Sarah Hussein Obama, his step-grandmother.

BetaBoston

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/28/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Terminator-Graffitti-Wall-4635--90x90.png Luminaries join warning against killer robots

Elon Musk, physicist Stephen Hawking, and others warned against a “military AI arms race.”

Crux

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/28/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/scouts150-1389.jpg Are lawsuits ahead for church-based Boy Scout troops?

The BSA’s 80-member national executive board voted Monday to drop its ban on gay adult leaders.

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