During most of a professional football game, the starting and stopping of the clock is of no special interest. But near the end of the game, teams use special tactics to either keep the clock running or stop it.
Football is a simple game: Get the ball past the other team’s goal line. There are two ways to do that: Run with the ball; Throw and catch the ball. Here are the rules that govern thrown balls.
The Patriots cheated; they’ve been punished. Is that the end of the story?