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NFL's Goodell won't talk about Peterson's leave

Roger Goodell hit the ground running Wednesday — without stopping to address the Adrian Peterson morass.

Myers: As Vikings bow to pressure over Adrian Peterson, Roger Goodell still invisible

The Vikings have ordered accused child abuser Adrian Peterson to stay away from the team by putting him on a rarely-used exempt list - but they are still paying him his $691,000 per week salary as he works through his legal problems...

Ray Rice Appeal Won't Be Heard By Roger Goodell

22 hours agoSports : Deadspin

Late last night, the NFLPA officially filed a grievance on behalf of Ray Rice, appealing the indefinite suspension he received hours after tape of him punching out his fiancée was made public—and months after the NFL had decided a two-game suspension was appropriate. It sounds like that disciplinary dissonance is going to be the basis of his appeal. Read more...

Alleged NFL Victims Of Abuse Will Reveal How NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell ‘Failed Them’

Famed attorney Gloria Allred and two individuals who will allege that they or a family member were victims of violence and abuse by an NFL player, will hold a news… READ ON

Roger Goodell will have four women help with league's domestic violence policies

The NFL, which has been greatly criticized the past few weeks over not caring enough about women in its fan base, will have four women help shape the league's domestic violence and sexual assault policies, USA Today's Tom Pelissero reported. Anna...Show More Summary

NFL & Domestic Violence: The PR Silver Lining to Its Black Cloud

Summary: The dream of running the most influential sports organization on the planet has become a nightmare for NFL Commissioner (for now) Roger Goodell. What should be noted is that it didn't begin with Ray Rice delivering a left cross to his then-fianc

Goodell “never intended” to hear Ray Rice appeal

Two years ago, the NFL aggressively defended the ability of Commissioner Roger Goodell to handle the appeal of the suspensions he imposed on the Saints players accused of participating in Gregg Williams’ bounty program.  Eventually, Goodell handed the baton to former Commissioner Paul Tagliabue.  Who overturned the suspensions. Now, the league won’t be fighting for…

Senator fields NFL ‘team’ of domestic abusers

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) has been hammering the NFL of late on the issue of domestic violence. In particular, Blumenthal has singled out Roger Goodell for criticism, saying the Ray Rice case has exposed an “insurmountable credibility gap” for the league’s commissioner. Blumenthal posted an image via social media Tuesday that highlights the pervasiveness of domestic […]

Flag on new NFL aide: Roger Goodell's criminal adviser ripped over abuse probe

The lawyers hired by Yeshiva University in January 2013 to investigate allegations that the Washington Heights school had covered up decades of sexual abuse didn't leave any stone unturned.

Myers: As sponsors turn up heat after Adrian Peterson scandal, Roger Goodell hiding

Hey Rog, this Bud’s not for you. Roger Goodell is under intense pressure to hold his league together as the moment all leagues fear has arrived: backlash from big-time sponsors, including Anheuser-Busch.

NFL Union Appeals Ray Rice Suspension, Wants Roger Goodell Off the Case

The NFL players' union is appealing Ray Rice's indefinite suspension from the league, the union announced on Tuesday night Rice was originally suspended for two games by the league for knocking his then-fiancée out in a casino elevator in February. Show More Summary

Ex-commish of MLB sasy Goodell has to take control

Underscoring that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is “in a fight for his career,” former Major League Baseball Commissioner Fay Vincent called on the football czar Tuesday to “show some leadership.”

NFL Players Association Files Appeal Of Ray Rice Suspension

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

The NFLPA says the appeal is based on facts it says reveal a lack of a fair and impartial process, including the role of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

The Mating Call of Roger Goodell — Or, What’s Really Happening to Sports Journalism Today

Grantland's Bryan Curtis argues that today's sports journalists are becoming "liberal." He's wrong. They're becoming journalists. by Tod Kelly

Arian Foster trashes Anheuser-Busch for statement on NFL issues

As if Roger Goodell doesn’t have enough problems with Anheuser-Busch, now one of his star players is ripping the beer giant on Twitter.

Roger Goodell's Inside-Out Morals: NFL Doesn't Stand for No Faith League

The NFL prohibited Robert Griffin III from wearing a “Know Jesus, Know Peace” shirt to Sunday’s postgame press conference. With much of the country under the impression that narcotics users, child abusers, and wife beaters comprise an...Show More Summary

Speak Up, Stand Up, Live Up: Beyond Ray Rice and the NFL

You've probably read and seen the same things I have. It's everywhere we look. Ray Rice. The Ravens. The NFL. Roger Goodell. With more released and uncovered each day. I saw a parody article someone shared on Twitter entitled "NFL Announces New Zero-Tolerance Policy On Videotaped Domestic Violence." Pathetic. Show More Summary

We Are All to Blame for Ray Rice's Suspension

Domestic violence isn't funny. But the absurdity and hypocrisy regarding the Ray Rice incident is sort of amusing. From people who never watch football angrily calling for NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's resignation (a name completely...Show More Summary

Fans Use Photoshopped CoverGirl Ad to Protest Against NFL and Roger Goodell

National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell is facing a lot of scrutiny after an elevator video showing Ray Rice's domestic-violence incident was released by TMZ last week (warning: video contains graphic content). Now thereShow More Summary

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