(WPRI) — Social media exploded Thursday morning when a federal judge issued his ruling, overturning the NFL’s decision to suspend Patriots quarterback Tom Brady four games for his alleged role in the “Deflategate” controversy.
Here are just some of the reactions from the sports world:
From day 1 Tom made it clear there would NEVER be a 'deal', love that he stood by his principles/integrity, and won. Now? GO STEELERS!
— Curt Schilling (@gehrig38) September 3, 2015
Great day for Tom Brady but I feel really bad for that Dom Grady guy that was gonna start in his place. Stay ready, Dom. Be a professional.
— Blake Griffin (@blakegriffin32) September 3, 2015
Politicians and government officials had to weigh in:
Congratulations to Tom Brady on yet another great victory- Tom is my friend and a total winner!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 3, 2015
Media and pundits Tweeted about the ruling:
With this win in his pocket, if I'm Bob Kraft, I'm taking the NFL to court to get my $1 million and two draft picks back.
— Dan Shaughnessy (@Dan_Shaughnessy) September 3, 2015
Businesses have an opinion about the case:
Even Hollywood types were weighing in on the ruling.