Progeria-stricken teen Sam Berns dies

Progeria-stricken teen Sam Berns dies

Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Sam Berns, the Massachusetts teen whose struggle with a rare and mysterious premature aging disease captured the hearts of many, died Friday at the age of 17.
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Sam Berns, teen with progeria, dies at 17

FOXBOROUGH, Mass., Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Sam Berns, the Massachusetts boy who became the face of progeria, passed away at the age of 17, his family said.

Putin offers to replace Kraft's Super Bowl ring

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, June 21 (UPI) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday he would replace New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft's Super Bowl ring with a "really good" Russian-made ring.

Kremlin denies Putin swiped Super Bowl ring in 2005

NEW YORK, June 16 (UPI) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman denied allegations Putin pocketed a Super Bowl ring belonging to the owner of the New England Patriots in 2005.

Haslam apologizes to NFL owners for damage caused by investigation

BOSTON, May 22 (UPI) -- Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam said he apologized to fellow NFL owners for any embarrassment caused by the federal probe of his chain of truck stops.
Kevin Faulk retires from NFL

Kevin Faulk retires from NFL

FOXBOROUGH, Mass., Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Running back Kevin Faulk, who owns New England Patriots records for all-purpose yards and return yards, Tuesday announced his retirement from the NFL.
St. Louis Rams tagged for three trips to the U.K.

St. Louis Rams tagged for three trips to the U.K.

NEW YORK, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- The St. Louis Rams will be the home team for NFL Games in Great Britain the next three seasons, the league announced Friday.

Penn State hires Pats assistant

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Penn State President Rodney Erickson announced Friday Bill O'Brien has been hired to coach the school's football team.

1960s Patriots star Houston Antwine dead

BOSTON, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Former New England Patriot's defensive lineman Houston Antwine died at his home in Tennessee, the team announced Tuesday. He was 72.
Pats' Brady expects to play Thursday

Pats' Brady expects to play Thursday

FOXBOROUGH, Mass., Aug. 11 (UPI) -- New England quarterback Tom Brady said Tuesday he expects to play in the Patriots' Thursday night preseason game against Philadelphia.

Patriots owner interested in Liverpool

LIVERPOOL, England, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Another U.S. sports tycoon wants to buy into a British soccer team: NFL New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is interested in the Liverpool Arsenal.

Pats owner may try pro soccer

BOSTON, March 3 (UPI) -- Robert Kraft, owner of the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots, is considering expanding into another kind of football -- pro soccer.

Contract extension for Belichick

FOXBORO, Mass., July 23 (UPI) -- The New England Patriots have given a contract extension to Coach Bill Belichick.

Pats owner has heart surgery

BOSTON, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft underwent coronary bypass surgery Wednesday at
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Cleveland Browns over Randy Lerner, left, and New England Patriots Chairman and CEO Robert Kraft talk on the sidelines before an NFL game in Cleveland on November 07, 2010. UPI / David Richard
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