Patriots’ Dominique Easley helps sister tackle fibromyalgia head on

Patriots defensive lineman Dominique Easley is happy to use his prominence to help out his sister Destinee.

Photo courtesy of Easley family

Destinee Easley, 16, is among an estimated 5 million Americans who are afflicted by the chronic disorder.

SHALISE MANZA YOUNG | SUNDAY FOOTBALL NOTES

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A ranking of which moves made by the Patriots and their AFC East rivals could have the most impact.

Sports Log

Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul ‘seriously injured’ in fireworks accident

One report says Pierre-Paul injured two fingers and thumb during a display at his Florida home.

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Gates, Richardson, and Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain were banned four games each.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/06/07/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/150607_kdb_PATRIOTS_CAR0005.jpg Brandon Spikes pleads guilty in hit-and-run crash

The former Patriots linebacker was sentenced to a year of probation and will lose his right to drive for one year.

The Country Club, in Brookline, is considered one of the premier golf courses in the world.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff

Is The Country Club too exclusive even for Tom Brady?

Brady and Gisele Bundchen reportedly want to join the 133-year-old institution, which prizes privacy and discretion.

Belichick era database

INTERACTIVE DATABASE

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Look back on the Boston Globe’s coverage of every game the Patriots have played since Bill Belichick became the head coach in 2000.

From the archives

Super Bowl XLVI

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Look back at complete coverage of the Patriots' loss loss to the Giants in Super Bowl XLVI.

Past seasons

2013 season recap

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Track the high and low points of the Patriots’ 2013 season before their eventual loss to the Broncos in the AFC title game.