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Keith Olbermann: Roger Goodell Must Resign over Lenient Ray Rice Punishment

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell may be Keith Olbermann's new President George W. Bush. Olbermann, the former MSNBC host who relentlessly hammered Bush, called on Goodell to resign for only suspending Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for two games for domestic violence. Show More Summary

If Gordon suspension sticks, the case was lost at bargaining table not in court

Friday’s marathon appeal hearing regarding the Josh Gordon suspension will continue on Monday.  Hearing officer Harold Henderson, an employee of the league office designated by Commissioner Roger Goodell to resolve the issue, is required to issue a ruling within a reasonable time after the hearing ends. There’s no middle ground; under the substance-abuse policy, a…

Keith Olbermann Calls For Roger Goodell's Resignation

2 weeks agoSports : The Big Lead

He’s not the first to ask and certainly won’t be the last.

Olbermann Calls for Roger Goodell to Resign over Ray Rice Punishment

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

ESPN2's Keith Olbermann called on NFL Roger Goodell to resign following the commissioner's Friday press conference defending Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice's two game suspension for domestic abuse.

Keith Olbermann calls on Roger Goodell to resign as NFL Commissioner

Keith Olbermann is one person who isn’t shy of strong takes.  It was true at MSNBC.  It’s true at ESPN2.  There’s no questioning his talent and conviction as a television anchor.  Many of the essays and special comments that have led his show have gained traction for the convincing arguments being made since his return […]

Keith Olbermann: 'Roger Goodell must resign' over Ray Rice punishment

The ESPN anchor offered a harsh assessment of the NFL commissioner. Keith Olbermann took to ESPN on Friday night and said Roger Goodell must step down as NFL commissioner following a "tone deaf" news conference explaining the two-game...Show More Summary

Roger Goodell Defends Two Game Suspension For Ray Rice's Domestic Violence

The NFL's commissioner Roger Goodell finally spoke out about his ludicrous two game suspension of Ray Rice for punching his girlfriend's lights out. ESPN: Goodell spoke Friday at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, addressing...Show More Summary

ProFootballTalk: Roger Goodell defends Ray Rice’s punishment

Roger Goodell spoke to the media and discussed the two game suspension he handed down to Ray Rice. Goodell believes the punishment that was handed to Rice was sufficient.

Roger Goodell Supports Roger Goodell's Decision On Ray Rice's Suspension

2 weeks agoSports : Deadspin

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was at the Pro Football Hall of Fame today in Canton, Ohio, in his first public appearance since the league suspended Ray Rice two games for knocking out his fiancée, Janay Palmer, in an Atlantic City casino in February. Show More Summary

Senators Demand NFL Isssue New Punishment to Ray Rice

Three Democrat senators sent a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell protesting the two-game suspension meted out to Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice. "We were dismayed to learn of the National Football League's plainly inadequate...Show More Summary

NFL boss Roger Goodell stands by his two-game suspension of Ray Rice

There seems to be a general consensus that the NFL did not come down hard enough on Ray Rice when it suspended the Baltimore Ravens running back two games for allegedly hitting his now-wife Janay Palmer.

For Discussion: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Doubles Down On His Decision To Only Suspend Wife-Beater Ray Rice For 2 Games

This oughta be good… Roger Goodell Explains His Decision To Only Suspend Ray Rice For 2 Games Via ABCNews Roger Goodell defended the NFL’s two-game suspension of Ray Rice, saying that domestic violence is “not acceptable” but emphasizing that

Ray Rice's two-game ban defended by NFL commish Roger Goodell

Roger Goodell insisted that domestic violence is "not acceptable" to the NFL, but he still strongly defended his seemingly light punishment of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for allegedly hitting his wife.

Goodell on suspensions for Dolphins harassers: It’s a broad issue

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell spoke to reporters in Canton, Ohio on Friday and much of the focus was on the league’s much-criticized two-game suspension for Ravens running back Ray Rice. Goodell answered questions on other topics, however. The fallout from the Dolphins’ 2013 harassment of tackle Jonathan Martin and others was one such topic. Goodell

Roger Goodell Comments on Ray Rice's Suspension

One day after Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice addressed the media regarding his controversial suspension, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell did the same. Media members surrounded Goodell in Canton, Ohio, where the NFL Hall of Fame induction and Hall of Fame Game will take place in the coming days. Show More Summary

Roger Goodell: Ray Rice's punishment consistent with NFL discipline

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell finally spoke out on the Ray Rice suspension. Nothing he said was surprising.

Roger Goodell stands by Ray Rice’s two-game suspension, calling it ‘consistent’

2 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell addressed the public for the first time after doling out a two-game suspension to Ray Rice in connection with domestic abuse charges. The punishment was widely criticized, inspiring petitions and even a couple letters penned by the U.S. Senate. The majority consensus is that Rice’s punishment should’ve Rice allegedly knocked his […]

Roger Goodell discusses Ray Rice suspension

The commissioner also discussed the Wells Report and the Bills sale at Hall of Fame weekend in Canton. Roger Goodell addressed the media on Friday as part of the Hall of Fame enshrinement weekend, and he gave more insight into the different...Show More Summary

Roger Goodell defends Ray Rice punishment

NFL commission Roger Goodell talked to a few reporters Friday at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, his first chance to address the furor over the Ray Rice suspension. And he said little to pacify those who thought it might be too light. “Our policy is clear,” Goodell said. “We have a very firm policy…

100,000 People Ask Roger Goodell To Change NFL Policy After ‘Meager’ Ray Rice Punishment

Organizers will deliver 116,863 signatures to the NFL today, calling on the league to change domestic violence policies “so that violent offenders like Ray Rice receive suspensions that reflect the severity of the crime.” The post 100,000 People Ask Roger Goodell To Change NFL Policy After ‘Meager’ Ray Rice Punishment appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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