This Was A Bad Week For Football's Authority Figures, Who Were Revealed As Venal, Criminally Horny, And, In Deflategate, Incompetent. It Won't Matter, Of Course. It Doesn't Matter, Really, Because Roger Goodell Is The One Person Employed By NFL Owners Who Cannot Be Fired For Losing All The Time. Show More Summary
National Football League team owners are planning to re-evaluate Commissioner Roger Goodell's role in player discipline after his "Deflategate" ruling was overturned by a federal judge, according to a report on Friday.
In the wake of the NFL's big loss in court to Tom Brady, some NFL owners might be open to a change in commissioner Roger Goodell's role in handling player discipline. According to the Washington Post, one NFL owner said that “there will...Show More Summary
After the latest legal embarrassment for the NFL, the NFL may finally be considering a real strategy for avoiding future embarrassments. According to Mark Maske of the Washington Post, owners plan to discuss Commissioner Roger Goodell’s role in the disciplinary process. “There will certainly be discussion about that,” an owner told Maske, on the condition…
The rule of law is dead, one random winger asserts, and Hillary Clinton killed it: What’s truly unsettling is that it has been widely taken as read among both the media and the general public that Mrs. Clinton will likely avoid serious legal consequences for her behavior because the Justice Department is ultimately answerable to […]
NFL owners are reportedly planning to discuss changes to the league's disciplinary process after a judge vacated the four-game suspension levied against Tom Brady on Thursday. Deciding whether Commissioner Roger Goodell should handle appeals will be a key part of the discussion. Show More Summary
Following Thursday's news that Judge Richard Berman had overturned Tom Brady's 4-game suspension for his involvement in Deflategate, NFL owners are reportedly planning to discuss changing the role commissioner Roger Goodell has in the league's disciplinary process. Show More Summary
Brady wasn’t supposed to play in next Thursday’s game but now that the suspension has been vacated, Brady will be on the field with the Patriots. Rood was referring to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s statement that the league would be appealing Berman’s decision. He said the price rise is likely the combination of season ticket
You know the NFL seriously bungled Deflategate when experts start comparing it to the Bay of Pigs. On Thursday morning, Judge Richard M. Berman nullified Tom Brady's suspension for conspiring to tamper with footballs. The NFL announced it will appeal the ruling, though Brady will be free to play in the interim. Show More Summary
The NFL may have lost the battle over DeflateGate, but don't expect owners to push too hard for the commissioner to have less power over the arbitration process. If you have a cell phone or a credit card, you are almost certainly subject to an arbitration clause. Show More Summary
The Patriots rarely lose. That goes for on the field and in the courtroom too (Aaron Hernandez notwithstanding). Initially suspended 4 games by NFL commish Roger Goodell for his alleged role in Deflategate, Tom Brady’s suspension was nullified by a judge today and he will be under center next Thursday for the season opener vs. […]
Roger Goodell works for the 32 NFL owners. That’s a difficult fact to remember sometimes as Goodell hands down suspensions and (...)
If there was ever a time for NFL owners to start expressing their displeasure with Roger Goodell, it’s now, while the smoke from Judge Richard Berman’s torching of Goodell’s Ballghazi ruling is still swirling. And so here comes Falcons owner Arthur Blank, rather flatly stating that he’s sick of all these fuck ups. Read more...
Probably not, but there are a few of them asking questions, on and off the record, about the commissioner's role in player discipline. Also, Tim Tebow's big night, the preseason wraps up, roster cuts and more. LOSING SUPPORT: Goodell...Show More Summary
Who’s the worse cheater: star New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady or NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell?
Goodell, who is never going to get another term as NFL commissioner and might not last his current one the way things are going, ought to give it up now, but won’t.
Joe Thomas: Roger Goodell needs to be a leader, not repeat mistakes
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell confirmed that the league will appeal U.S. Judge Richard Berman’s decision to vacate New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension. The National Football League has already appealed the decision. He cited the possibility that weather conditions could have contributed to the deflated footballs and that reviews of the balls before
A ruling against Roger Goodell by a federal district court judge strikes another blow for a players’ union often considered a weak sister among sports labor associations.
Regarding Tom Brady’s suspension, some believed that the owners pushing for Commissioner Roger Goodell to stick with four games included Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. On Thursday night, Jones didn’t have much to say about the outcome from federal court. “I really hadn’t let my guard down about playing the Patriots [in Week Five], whether [Brady]…