NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has ruled on Tom Brady's appeal, deciding to uphold his four-game suspension for his role in the DeflateGate scandal.
The league cited Brady's unwillingness to cooperate with Ted Wells' investigation, and the fact the quarterback ordered his cell phone destroyed during the investigation as the reason they upheld the four-game suspension.
The NFL released a statement, saying in part:
"On or shortly before March 6, the day that Tom Brady met with independent investigator Ted Wells and his colleagues, Brady directed that the cell phone he had used for the prior four months be destroyed. He did so even though he was aware that the investigators had requested access to text messages and other electronic information that had been stored on that phone. During the four months that the cell phone was in use, Brady had exchanged nearly 10,000 text messages, none of which can now be retrieved from that device. The destruction of the cell phone was not disclosed until June 18, almost four months after the investigators had first sought electronic information from Brady."
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