Watch out for Tom Brady -- and the entire internet -- on April Fools' Day

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Friday, April 2, 2021

Beware of everything you read on April 1.

Yes, there are obvious jokes. Like Tom Brady, on Opening Day of baseball season, becoming "the first player/coach/owner in MLB history." (You know he totally would, if he could, right?)

But as you're scrolling, don't believe anything you read, or watch. Because it wasn't just Brady: Did Michael Strahan really remove the gap in his teeth?

And Mina Kimes got pranked by her very own colleagues.

There's everything from a new jersey design -- not so terrible! -- to the use of drones at the US Open -- also not so terrible an idea!

In the end, it was a tough day to differentiate the real news from the stunts: