'Deflategate' could be matter of physics.

In regard to the Patriots "deflate-gate,'' as the temperature of the air becomes lower, air pressure also decreases.

On the first cold day of winter, I had to inflate my tires although they had no leaks because of the lowering of the air pressure inside.The service station told me that umpteen drivers had been in just that day to inflate their tires.

What is true for a tire is also true for a football. Air is made up of various gases, nitrogen and oxygen in particular.

Their molecules slow down when the temperature...

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