Ron Borges prankster says hoax was easy to pull off

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This isn't the first time Borges has gotten into hot water over his writing. Citing unnamed "sources close to" Brady, he is "ready to sit out all of this year's offseason organized team activities unless he receives a contract extension that carries with it up-front money similar to what his former protege, Jimmy Garoppolo, will receive from the San Francisco 49ers".

Pictures of the text conversation were posted to WEEI's Kirk and Callahan's Twitter account, which claimed the perpetrator of the alleged hoax is "Nick from Boston". While Borges didn't credit Sando, a disclaimer at the end of his column said, "Material from personal interviews, wire services, other beat writers, and league and team sources was used in this report'".

Tom E. Curran of NBC Sports Boston's reported that Brady's reported demand is inaccurate. The Herald immediately took down the column and we've yet to have a response from Borges.

A WEEI listener called into the radio station Friday morning saying he had posed as Brady's agent Don Yee to supply false information to a Herald columnist. It's no longer available online.

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The Boston Herald released a statement Friday afternoon addressing Ron Borges' column from earlier in the day, which appeared in the Friday edition of the paper.

The Globe suspended Borges March 5 for lifting numerous passages from a February 25 article written by Mike Sando of The News Tribune in Tacoma, Wash. for one of his Sunday Globe "Football notes" columns.

The Herald, which has a history of retracting and apologizing for a false report regarding the Patriots, has already pulled the story from its website.