The NFL and the NFL Players Association announced an agreement on a new policy Monday that will focus on enforcing game-day concussion protocol. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell holds full discretion over potential disciplinary actionShow More Summary
Suspended Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon can apply for reinstatement on Aug. 1 and, according to Cleveland.com’s Mary Kay Cabot, he took the first step toward his return this week by meeting with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Gordon has been indefinitely suspended since February 2015 after multiple violations of the NFL’s substance-abuse policy. He […]
With the oft-criticized Dr. Elliott Pellman being nudged out by the league, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has issued a memo to the 32 teams telling them that a new chief medical officer will be put in place — one Goodell hopes the players and the fans can trust. “[W]e intend to hire a highly-credentialed physician…
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has built up a lot of ill will in his nearly 10 years on the job since succeeding Paul Tagliabue. But not all the players whom Goodell has suspended detest him. Tank Johnson once called Roger Goodell from...Show More Summary
Last week, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady announced he would give up his fight vs. the NFL and accept his four-game suspension for his role in the Deflategate saga. Monday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell didn’t have much in the way of parting words regarding the drawn out battle. Goodell was attending the New York premiere of…
When former Funky Bunch boss Marky Mark claimed to Mike & Mike that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell had contacted him personally to lodge complaints about HBO’s Ballers, we called bullshit . Not only is Goodell too busy with more important...Show More Summary
John Cena proved to be a VERY entertaining host! At the 2016 ESPYS ceremony on Wednesday, the wrestler killed it with his funny opening monologue tackling subjects like Deflategate and Tom Brady's real life villain — NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. Related: Olivia Munn & Aaron Rodgers Flaunt Their Love At The ESPYS! While we'll save the burn for [...]
Per ESPN.com, the United States Second Circuit Appeals Court denied Tom Brady's appeal on Wednesday, and Twitter promptly erupted upon hearing the news. That court originally determined that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was withinShow More Summary
With the NFL giving up its tax-exempt status, we assumed that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s 2014 salary was the last that would have to be publicly reported. But thanks to some logistical issues, the league had to reveal the commissioner’s salary one last time. Read more...
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell earned just over $31 million for 2015, the league said on Thursday.
It hasn’t been hard to find negative opinions about NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell during 2015, but he’s still making out OK on the financial end of things. Daniel Kaplan of Sports Business Journal reports that a tax filing by the NFL shows that Goodell made $32 million in 2015. That’s a drop from $34.1 million the…
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced the week before Super Bowl 50 that the league would be instituting a new hiring practice that opened the door for more women to be interviewed for executive positions. That rule has been implemented...Show More Summary
Ben Affleck turned out to be the highlight from the debut episode of Bill Simmons’ new HBO show, Any Given Wednesday, going on a f-bomb fueled rant about DeflateGate and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s vendetta against the New England Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady. Show More Summary
One of the main reasons for the acrimonious split between Bill Simmons and ESPN was that the world’s most powerful sports media empire wouldn’t let its top scribe criticize NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. It’s only fitting that Simmons would kick off his brand new show over at HBO by doing exactly what he couldn’t do […]
Earlier this month, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said that Bills owners Terry and Kim Pegula need to look at their stadium situation to “see what it takes to make sure the Bills remain [in Buffalo] on a successful basis.” The Bills recently completed a $130 million renovation at Ralph Wilson Stadium that they believe keep…
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has said that fantasy football isn’t about wagering, and that daily fantasy isn’t really gambling because it’s not about the outcome of games. The second-most prominent member of the Goodell family thinks differently. Andy Goodell, Roger’s cousin, is a New York State assemblyman. The New York legislature is currently debating the…
You won't find a much more opinionated player these days than Richard Sherman, and he pretty much will take on all comers at this point. That includes everyone top to bottom — from opposing players as much as it does NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. Show More Summary
Bill Simmons didn’t hold his tongue either time he publicly criticized NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on the airwaves; the second offense cost him his multimillion dollar job at ESPN. Now, nearly a full year after the messy departure, Simmons is spreading the love to the “Worldwide Leader of Sports.” The Hollywood Reporter featured Simmons in a wide-ranging cover story […]
In the latest embarrassment for the NFL, the league's official Twitter account was hacked and erroneously posted that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell had died. One of the alleged hackers told media: "We got into a social media employee's email and found the account password there." Cartoon by Rob Tornoe.
In case you weren’t aware, Patriots fans, more than most, have an axe to grind with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. It seems that he has unfairly treated Tom Brady for playing with deflated footballs, resulting in what’s going to be a four-game suspension about 18 months after the initial incident. Since Deflategate hasn’t really simmered […]