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Our main story today concerns the New England Patriots, who in the wake of the DeflateGate saga, have signed quarterback Matt Flynn.

In other news, the Warriors tied things up at two games apiece in the NBA Finals, Albert Pujols moved up the MLB All-Time Home Run list and a United States youth team player has signed with Leeds United.

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Patriots Sign QB

We start off in the NFL, where the Patriots have decided to sign former Green Bay Packers quarterback Matt Flynn. Flynn will come in and challenge with Jimmy Garoppolo for the starting spot as Tom Brady sits out the first four games.

The agreement to sign Flynn came on the same day that the Patriots released their former third choice quarterback Garrett Gilbert, a first-year player out of Southern Methodist who was drafted in the 6th round.

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The 29-year old Flynn was most recently in his second stint with the Green Bay Packers, while he has also spent time with the Seattle Seahawks, Oakland Raiders and Buffalo Bills.

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Over to the NBA now, where the Golden State Warriors tied up the NBA Finals at two games apiece in Cleveland last night. Steph Curry and Andre Iguodala both scored 22 for the Warriors, while LeBron James collided with a camera after a foul and had to have stitches to close up the wound it caused.

To baseball now, where Albert Pujols had an excellent night against the Rays. The Angels slugger hit the 537th home run of his career, taking him above Mickey Mantle for the 15th most All-Time.

And finally to soccer, where a young American goalkeeper has joined Leeds United. U.S Under-23 international Charlie Horton has joined the Championship side after impressing for national team during the recent Toulon tournament, where the United States finished 3rd.

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