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Congress Focuses In On NFL's Non-Profit Tax-Exempt Status In Letter

4 days agoNews : Huffington Post

A long-time sticking point for Washington, House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) sent a letter late Wednesday to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell saying that the committee is reviewing the tax-exempt status...Show More Summary

With so much tampering, NFL will struggle to police it all

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell acknowledged the obvious on Wednesday when he said at the league meeting that multiple teams had dealings before the start of free agency that may have violated the letter of the law. “We want to make sure no teams are gaining an advantage as it relates to free agency and the…

Inside Slant: An invitation to humility for NFL owners

(For all Inside Slant posts, follow this link.) PHOENIX -- NFL commissioner Roger Goodell concluded the annual owners meetings Wednesday with a 20-minute news conference. He answered questions about most of the micro-issues facing the...Show More Summary

Packers still want Letroy Guion back

The Green Bay Packers are fully aware that free-agent defensive tackle Letroy Guion still could be subject to discipline from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell under the league's personal conduct policy, but that won't stop them from re-signing...Show More Summary

McNair: Greg Hardy wouldn't have fit in with Texans

PHOENIX -- Continuing to empty the notebook from my conversation this week with Houston Texans owner Bob McNair... When NFL commissioner Roger Goodell opened this year's league meetings, he focused on character and integrity being important to the league. Show More Summary

Roger Goodell closes meetings with serious tone, little action

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell spoke of many things in his press conference wrapping up the league meetings in Phoenix. They were all taken seriously. Efforts are being made to do many of them right. And nothing is settled. Goodell offered no resolution for the many issues on his plate at the moment, with no announcements…

Letroy Guion still could face NFL discipline

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Letroy Guion isn't in the clear just yet, at least not with the NFL. Despite the resolution of his criminal case on Tuesday, the free-agent defensive end could still face discipline from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell...Show More Summary

Goodell doesn’t want to change overtime

The NFL’s owners will vote this week on whether to change the rules of overtime so that each team is guaranteed a possession. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell hopes the owners vote it down. Goodell told Peter King of that he likes the current format in which a team can win on the opening possession…

Goodell weighs in on Deflategate, playoff expansion, Jameis Winston

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell may have had a forgettable 2014 season, but he maintains the full faith of the 32 owners and in his line of work, that's all that matters.

James Harrison, Steelers agree to two-year deal

James Harrison, the linebacker who has often been a thorn in the side of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell over the NFL’s new emphasis on proper hitting, has agreed to a two-year contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers. He may be close to turning 37, but he can help a team that’s extremely thin in numbers and […]

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says he never considered resigning last year

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell didn’t have the best of years in 2014. His handling of the Ray Rice affair was roundly criticized, the Super Bowl was overshadowed somewhat by talk of under-inflated footballs in the AFC title game and the league’s concussion issue isn’t ending anytime soon. But Goodell never considered stepping down, he told […]

Top Takeaways from Roger Goodell's Exclusive Interview with Peter King

In September, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell told reporters he had never considered resigning despite the cascade of criticism that washed over him during the aftermath of the Ray Rice debacle. With half a year to reconsider his position, Goodell doubled down when asked a similar question by The MMQB's Peter King. "No. Show More Summary

St. Louis Rams Rumor: Team May Be Staying In St. Louis, Roger Goodell Planning To Block L.A. Move

The St. Louis Rams are rumored to be staying put. Despite owner Stan Kroenke’s steps to move the team to Los Angeles and build a new stadium in Inglewood, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell may be ready to put his foot down and keep the team in St. Show More Summary

NFL Launches New Campaign Warning Players About Long-Term Risks Of Retirement

last weekHumor : The Onion

NEW YORK—Saying that many players assume they are somehow immune to the problems afflicting those who quit football, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced a broad new campaign Wednesday to warn all players about the long-term risks of retirement.

Roger Goodell wouldn’t go on “Between Two Ferns” because NFL didn’t want him to get picked on

The league reportedly indicated to Funny or Die that NFL commissioner is a more dignified position than president

NFL Commish Goodell Backed Out of Between Two Ferns Because He Can’t Take Jokes About Himself

last weekNews : Mediaite

During South by Southwest, an executive producer at Funny Or Die teased us all with a beautiful thing that never was: Zach Galifinakis interviewing NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Between Two Ferns, when the Ray Rice scandal started to heat up.

Roger Goodell and the NFL turned down Funny or Die’s ‘Between Two Ferns’ in the best way possible

Imagine, if you will, the NFL commissioner sitting down with Zach Galifianakis for a little “Between Two Ferns” chat. It could have been classic, a brilliant PR effort in which Roger Goodell redeemed his image with a dry deadpan in which he and the comedian took turns skewering each other. Look what it did for […]

Owamagbe Odighizuwa Is a Name to Remember in 2015 NFL Draft

Oh-wah-MAH-bay Oh-DIGGY-zoo-wah. Roger Goodell should be practicing that pronunciation for UCLA defensive end Owamagbe Odighizuwa now, because there is a good chance the NFL commissioner will be announcing his name as one of the 32 picks...Show More Summary

Jameis Winston asks for and is granted meeting with Roger Goodell

Jameis Winston is trying to enter the NFL with the cleanest slate he can. He requested a meeting with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in January, and that was granted last week according to Peter King at The MMQB. Maybe such a meeting has happened before, but it seems fairly unprecedented. Show More Summary

Jameis Winston Reportedly Met with Roger Goodell for 5-6 Hours

Quarterback Jameis Winston was plagued by off-field issues during his time at Florida State, but the controversial star set out to mitigate concerns about his character by meeting with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell last week. According...Show More Summary

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