Ball used during Patriots' Deflategate game sells for nearly $44,000 at auction

A memento of Deflategate infamy has a price, and it's nearly $44,000. A ball used by the New England Patriots in last season's AFC Championship win over the Indianapolis Colts sold at auction for $43,740 on Saturday. The ball, which was sold by auction house Lelands.com, is the only known ball tied to the Deflategate game that is in the public domain, ESPN reported. The ball was sold by Laura Anthony, who was handed the ball by Patriots wide receiver Brandon LaFell following a third-quarter touchdown by teammate LeGarrette Blount. Read More..