Deflategate has spread from NFL backrooms to federal courtrooms, and it's now infecting minor league baseball. This week, two Triple A teams will feature dueling Tom Brady--themed promotions, one supportive, one mocking. Here's how they stack up
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Pawtucket Red Sox
Free Brady Friday
Keep Brady Suspended Night
Anyone named Tom or Brady gets in free
Anyone named Tom or Brady can't watch the first four innings. "No appeals"
Tom Brady poster
Buy-one-get-one-free tickets for anyone who brings an inflated football
$13 box seats will go for $12
12.5% off in the gift shop for anyone bringing a Brady shirt/jersey
For each $12 ticket, the team will give a "quarter back" to Best Buddies
"Undestroyed" phones will be given to Cell Phones for Soldiers
THEY SAID IT
"IF YOUR HEAD WAS A TOUCH SOFTER, I'D BE IN THE FAIRWAY."
Joking with a volunteer during the first round of the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio, after one of Lefty's drives hit the man in the noggin and bounced into the opposite rough.
SIGN OF THE APOCALYPSE
Peak, a Chinese sneaker company, is giving Cavaliers backup point guard Matthew Dellavedova a signature shoe, the Delly 1.