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Robert Kraft Says He Doesn't Hold Grudges In Regards To Deflategate, Talks Trump Friendship

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 22 / 17

HBO’s “Real Sports” last night profiled Patriots Owner ROBERT KRAFT , and reporter Andrea Kremer said the week following the team’s Super Bowl LI victory for Kraft “was a week of redemption after what he says was a long and difficult year spent under the cloud" of Defl...

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10/17/00
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10/16/00
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10/16/00
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10/16/00
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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10/13/00
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10/13/00
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10/12/00
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