Stories by Howard Ulman

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Brady's fate is in Goodell's hands

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - It's back to the waiting game for Tom Brady.
By Howard Ulman

Saturday, June 20, 2015

In some eyes, Brady's legacy isn't tarnished

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Tom Brady grew from a sixth-round draft choice into one of the best quarterbacks in NFL history. Off the field, he's a celebrity with a supermodel wife and lucrative marketing ...
By Howard Ulman

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Red Sox fan in serious condition after being hit by broken bat

A fan whose head was bloodied by a broken bat that flew into the stands at Fenway Park is in serious condition, her family said in a statement released Saturday by a Boston hospital.
By Howard Ulman

Friday, June 5, 2015

Ambidextrous pitcher works two scoreless innings in debut

BOSTON - Ambidextrous pitcher Pat Venditte made a successful debut for Oakland in a two-inning stint against Boston.
By Howard Ulman

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Brady tip-toes around scandal

SALEM, Mass. - New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said Thursday night the scandal surrounding his use of deflated footballs during the NFL playoffs last season hasn't detracted in any way ...
By Howard Ulman

Monday, Feb. 2, 2015

Patriots' Edelman cleared to play after concussion test

PHOENIX - Julian Edelman passed a concussion test after a big hit in the Super Bowl appeared to leave him groggy, allowing him to continue and catch the winning touchdown.
By Howard Ulman

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015

High turnover hasn't slowed New England Patriots

The New England Patriots have stayed near the top of the league despite considerable turnover in the past 10 years.
By Howard Ulman

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015

Patriots back where they lost shot at perfection

The New England Patriots are back where a Super Bowl championship - and an unbeaten record - barely eluded them seven years ago.
By Howard Ulman

Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015

Browner gets shot at former team in Super Bowl

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Brandon Browner received a Super Bowl ring last year even though he was watching from home 3,000 miles from the Seattle Seahawks when they won the title.
By Howard Ulman

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015

NFL still trying to resolve accusations against Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -The NFL said Friday it has interviewed dozens of people and collected physical evidence but has no conclusions yet on how the New England Patriots used underinflated balls in ...
By Howard Ulman

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015

Brady, Belichick deny altering footballs

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The two men most responsible for delivering wins for the New England Patriots both said Thursday they have no explanation for how footballs used to reach the Super Bowl were ...
By Howard Ulman

Monday, Jan. 19, 2015

Patriots crush Colts, head to Super Bowl

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Bill Belichick and Tom Brady are headed to a special place where no coach or player has gone more - the Super Bowl. They earned their trip with the second most-lopsided AFC ...
By Howard Ulman

Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015

AFC win would be big step for Luck

In each of his three seasons, Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts got one game closer to the Super Bowl. Now he can reach that destination if he beats Tom Brady and the New England Patriots in ...
By Howard Ulman

Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015

Brady rallies Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Tom Brady's third touchdown pass gave New England its first lead with about five minutes remaining and the Patriots reached their fourth consecutive AFC Championship Game with ...
By Howard Ulman

Friday, Jan. 9, 2015

Ravens don't mind road playoff games

The Baltimore Ravens aren't likely to get rattled on the road against New England, the AFC's top-seeded team.
By Howard Ulman

Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014

Patriots, Spurs follow similar paths

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are aiming for their fourth Super Bowl title. Tim Duncan and the San Antonio Spurs are going for their sixth NBA championship. Different ...
By Howard Ulman

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

Manning, Brady have mutual respect

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Tom Brady says Peyton Manning "does everything right." Manning has read that Brady "wants to play until he's into his mid-40s … and he could probably do it." 
By Howard Ulman

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Brady focused on Denver defense

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Fans get another chance to gauge the relative greatness of Tom Brady and Peyton Manning when the quarterbacks meet for the 16th time.
By Howard Ulman

Monday, Oct. 6, 2014

Brady helps get Patriots back on track

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Tom Brady fired a pass for a 20-yard gain on the very first play. It was like a dart that punctured the criticism that followed him.
By Howard Ulman

Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014

Blount leaves troubled past behind

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Given a chance by the New England Patriots to revive his career, LeGarrette Blount is running over and away from defenders while leaving behind images of a hot-headed youngster.
By Howard Ulman
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