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NFL to Reportedly Increase Practice Squad Rosters: Latest Details and Reaction

You can add job creator to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's resume after Monday. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the league will soon announce an increase in the size of practice squads from eight to 10, opening up 64 more slots for...Show More Summary

49ers' Aldon Smith awaits his fate

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The Aldon Smith watch has reached its second week. The San Francisco 49ers' star pass-rusher met with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in New York on Aug. 7. Smith faces a possible suspension because of several off-field issues. Thus far, Goodell hasn't given any indication of his decision. Show More Summary

New Chinese indoor football league planned for 2015; Vermeil, Jaws involved

Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue, when asked about the globalization of the NFL game, once said he envisioned a quarterback named "Yao Fling" entering the league and becoming a phenomenon one day. That day might soon come. [ Smack...Show More Summary

Roger Goodell Devising Harsher Punishments for Domestic Violence Offenders

When the politicians speak, the politician's son listens. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, according to a report in the Washington Post--a few politicians read that paper--looks to increase the penalties for players involved in domestic violence. Show More Summary

ALS Water Bucket Challenge Invades the Sporting World

The Ice Bucket Challenge is continuing to gain momentum, and on Tuesday morning, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell became one of the latest sports figures to go under the bucket. After being nominated by former Saints linebacker Scott Fujita,...Show More Summary

Roger Goodell steps up for the ALS ‘Ice Bucket Challenge,’ but NHL star Paul Bissonnette shows him up

The “Ice Bucket Challenge” to raise awareness for ALS reached new levels today. Not only did NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell join in, but so did a glacier thanks to NHL free agent Paul ‘Biznasty’ Bissonnette. We’ll get to that in a second. First, here’s Goodell giving himself an ice water shower, which he dedicated to […]

Report: Josh Brent’s meeting with Roger Goodell goes well

49ers linebacker Aldon Smith isn’t the only player who met with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell recently. Josh Brent also had a meeting with Goodell this week to discuss his return to the NFL after serving a prison term as part of the intoxication manslaughter sentence handed down for the car crash that killed Brent’s former…

NFL domestic violence petition nets more than 47,500 signatures

More than 47,500 people have signed a petition asking NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to implement harsher punishment for players who are perpetrators of domestic violence.

Garrett, teammates would welcome Brent

OXNARD, Calif. -- The question no longer seems to be if Josh Brent will return to the Dallas Cowboys, but when. Brent will meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Thursday as he attempts to seek reinstatement to the league after retiring last year. Show More Summary

Domestic Violence Victims Deserve a Stronger Defensive Lineup

These past two weeks have been filled with more fumbles and bad calls than last year's 49ers-Seahawks playoff games. Let's begin with NFL Commissioner, Roger Goodell's decision to only penalize Baltimore Raven's running back Ray Rice with a two-game suspension and $500,000 fine for beating his wife. Show More Summary

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

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 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

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

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 […]

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