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Deflated: The NFL says it is investing reports that the New England Patriots, who will play the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl, used partially deflated footballs in their lopsided win over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. The Patriots were caught stealing opponents’ coaching signals in 2007.

Among the Patriot cheats that Seattle will watch for during the Super Bowl: throwing Skittles in front of Marshawn Lynch just before the snap; sending Delilah to give Russell Wilson and shave and a haircut; and convincing the refs to throw a penalty flag for every Steve Raible “Holy catfish!”

Sign here, please: Amazon says it plans to produce 12 feature films a year, playing them in theaters before streaming them to customers.

One change movie-goers may notice: Your popcorn and soft drinks will arrive by UPS.

Striped ties are so 2014: President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address to Congress will be carried by network TV at 6 tonight.

Obama has already announced most of his initiatives, so we’re watching mainly to see who’s wearing what on the red carpet.

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