The four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for an alleged scheme to tamper with the air pressure in footballs has been restored by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

A divided panel voted, 2-1, on April 25 to reverse U.S. District Judge Richard Berman, who last year voided the four-game suspension imposed by the National Football League and its commissioner, Roger Goodell. Berman found that Goodell exceeded his powers under federal arbitration and labor law.


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