Report: Belichick highest-paid coach in sports

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Report: Belichick highest-paid coach in sports

Forbes published its ranking of the highest paid coaches in sports on Wednesday and two New England area coaches are at the top of the list.

Though the Patriots have never publicly released Bill Belichick's contract details, it is estimated that he earns 7.5 million a year, which would make him the highest-paid coach in the league.

"The Patriots have never publicly confirmed Belichick's contract details, but industry pundits have little doubt that the long-term extension he signed in 2007 is north of the roughly 7 million annually that Mike Holmgren was getting from the Seattle Seahawks," Tom Van Riper wrote.

Doc Rivers isn't far behind, tied for second with Redskins coach Mike Shanahan and Seahawks coach Pete Carroll at 7 million after he signed a five-year 35 million extension with the Celtics.

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Brown apologizes for 'distraction' caused by Facebook Live video

Brown apologizes for 'distraction' caused by Facebook Live video

Pittsburgh Steelers wideout Antonio Brown posted an apology on social media Tuesday night for his Facebook Live video that has caused a stir over the last few days.

"I let my emotions and genuine excitement get the best of me, and I wanted to share that moment with our fans," said Brown in a statement on his Twitter. ""It was wrong of me to do, against team and NFL policy, and I have apologized to Coach Tomlin and my teammates for my actions.

"I'm sorry to them for letting it become a distraction and something that they've had to answer questions about while we're preparing for a big game on Sunday."

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said on Tuesday that he has “absolutely no worries on the video's effect" on Sunday's game against the Patriots, but it was "selfish and inconsiderate" of his star wide receiver.

Brown could still be fined for violating the league's social-media policy. The policy states that players, coaches and football operations personnel are banned from using social media on game days 90 minutes before kickoff, during games, and before "traditional media interviews."

Koppen: Antonio Brown should know locker room isn’t time for Facebook posts

Koppen: Antonio Brown should know locker room isn’t time for Facebook posts

Former NFL player Dan Koppen says the team locker room after a win is a sacred place and that Steelers WR Antonio Brown should know not to be posting on Facebook.