“If we ever start valuing the TV audience more than the paying public,” NFL Commissioner Bert Bell explained on the eve of the 1958 Colts-Giants championship game, “we’ll be in trouble.” Nevertheless, 45 million viewers tuned in to the NFL’s coming out party. Show More Summary
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell indicated this week that the league is looking to change the league's workplace rules after it compiles a special report about what led Dolphins lineman Jonathan Martin to leave the team. Martin has accused...Show More Summary
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says he’s withholding judgment on the Dolphins bullying case until investigator Ted Wells completes his report. But Goodell expects the league to implement new rules this offseason. Asked about the case that led Jonathan Martin to leave the Dolphins and Richie Incognito to be suspended, Goodell said the league is looking…
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has observed the criticism his officials have received for several bad calls this season. It explains why the league is contemplating a way to fix how in-game replays are handled. Goodell was interviewed...Show More Summary
Count NFL commissioner Roger Goodell among those who would embrace snow during the Super Bowl. Roger Goodell in NYC at the NFF awards, on last Sunday: “We love playing in the elements. We saw that on Sunday. It was a throwback time.” —...Show More Summary
The policies employed by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell since he took office are often criticized, but the financial evidence shows the league is in splendid shape.
Two days after John F. Kennedy was assassinated and NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle made his controversial decision to play the league's games two days later, the late Cleveland Browns Owner Art Modell told the stadium's announcer not to say "Dallas" because he thought it could inflame a crowd that was blaming the city for JFK's death. Show More Summary
Two days after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated 50 years ago, the NFL decided to play all seven of its games in a move Commissioner Pete Rozelle would later say was the big the biggest mistake and regret of his career. The upstart AFL had canceled its games. Show More Summary
Your browser does not support iframes. As a nation mourned the assassination of John F. Kennedy, former NFL commissioner Pete Rozelle faced a monumental decision: Should the league play its games just two days later or suspend them? ...Show More Summary
By S.M. Oliva, Reason.org On November 6, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell appointed New York attorney Ted Wells to “investigate possible misconduct in the [Miami] Dolphins' workplace and prepare a report that will be made public.”
Bart Scott wants to see Richie Incognito get the boot out the door. "I want to see [NFL commissioner] Roger Goodell step up and talking about player conduct and protecting the shield -- this guy needs to be out of this league," Scott said on the Stephen A. Show More Summary
(Paul Mirengoff) And that’s too bad in a way. As a reader points out, many Americans, Indian and otherwise, are offended these days by the “Washington” part of the name. In any event, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, having met with Redskins...Show More Summary
In a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, the Oneida Nation asked the NFL to sanction the Redskins for using a "slur" and pass bylaws banning NFL teams from using "dictionary-defined racial slurs." Roy Halbritter, the Oneida Nation...Show More Summary
Washington Redskins Owner Daniel Snyder told NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday that he has no plans of changing the team's name when the two met about the Redskins name. According to a Washington Post report: According to one...Show More Summary
In a meeting with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, Washington owner Dan Snyder holds his ground. The post Report: Washington Owner Tells NFL Commissioner He Won’t Change ‘Redskins’ Name appeared first on ThinkProgress.
In a meeting with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell Tuesday, Redskins owner Dan Snyder reiterated that he had no plans to change the Redsksins' name, according to a report.
As the Washington Redskins name controversy rages on, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and Daniel Snyder want to get together to talk about it. According to John Keim of ESPN.com, " Dan Snyder will meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell...Show More Summary
Well, now we know why Redskins owner Daniel Snyder met with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday, a day before several senior NFL executives will meet with representatives from the Oneida Indian Nation. Snyder apparently wanted to be sure that Goodell’s message to them will be as fresh as possible: The name won’t be changed.…
Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder is reportedly slated to meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell regarding the franchise's name. Mark Maske of the Washington Post broke the news on Monday, citing a source with knowledge of the situation: The...Show More Summary