Monday, July 14, 2014
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Patriots lose on pivotal non-call

- The Patriots lost last night, but without blaming the refs for a little. Tom Brady threw a pass to Rob Gronkowski, but it was intercepted. A flag was thrown for what most assumed was holding by Carolina linebacker Luke Kuechly, but since time had expired, the refs decided that there was no penalty and everybody could just go home.

Patriots lose on pivotal non-call

- The Patriots lost last night, but without blaming the refs for a little. Tom Brady threw a pass to Rob Gronkowski, but it was intercepted. A flag was thrown for what most assumed was holding by Carolina linebacker Luke Kuechly, but since time had expired, the refs decided that there was no penalty and everybody could just go home.

The troll dolls in attendance couldn't have been happier.

- But honestly, all you need is one look at Cam Newtown to realize who was going to win this game.

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- Today, we get a glimpse of one professional sports' most consistent themes - delusion.

- Ha ha, yeah! Stupid Astros! Signing Marlon Byrd and offering a 34-year-old catcher three years! Wait.

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