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Tom Brady Deflategate Suspension Overturned

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A federal judge has ruled in favor of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and the NFL Players Association in the Deflategate case, effectively vacating the Super Bowl MVP's four-game suspension.
Judge Richard M. Berman vacated the arbitration by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in his opinion filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Berman cited three grounds in making his decision.
Brady is eligible to return to team activities immediately and to play in the season opening kickoff game against the Pittsburgh Steelers Sept. 10.
"Because there was no notice of a four-game suspension in the circumstances presented here," Berman wrote, "Commissioner Goodell may be said to have 'dispense(d) his own brand of industrial justice.' "
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