“The reduction in pressure of the Patriots game balls cannot be explained completely by basic scientific principles such as the Ideal Gas Law, based on the circumstances and conditions likely to have been present on the day of the AFC Championship Game.” Remember Deflategate? Well, an investigation has been going on for several months, and the final report indicates that it’s “more probable than not” that the Patriots deflated the footballs.

+ “Mayweather was already a gargoyle for our era, a gleaming hood ornament on a demented limo running one red light after another, America’s id. Maybe this fight was just an opening act for the real performance. You didn’t know whether to laugh or cry. After all, was there anybody out there in the culture beyond Mayweather who stands a better chance of becoming the 21st century’s answer to O.J. Simpson after the gloves are hung up? Strap in folks …” In SB Nation Brin Jonathan-Butler and Mickey Duzyj go a full 12 rounds with the so-called fight of the century: The Poison Oasis.