Suffice it to say that, in the wake of the never-ending DeflateGate saga, Roger Goodell is not a popular man in New England. But it’s one thing for the NFL commissioner, who has a house in Maine, to have Patriots fans yell “Free Tom Brady!” at him in grocery stores, and it’s quite another for a […]
This is an open letter to NFL Commissioner Goodell, team owners, and players: As another season of the National Football League (NFL) season is about to begin, I would like to suggest an easy way for the NFL to demonstrate its concern...Show More Summary
James Harrison, the Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker, once said of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell “I hate him and will never respect him,” but that does not mean that he thinks Goodell and the NFL will lose the DeflateGate case against Tom Brady. For Harrison, who has been fined $150,000 over the years by Goodell and called […]
James Harrison has never been afraid to speak out against NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, but when Harrison was asked by reporters about DeflateGate and Goodell’s court battle vs. Tom Brady and the Patriots, Harrison said he believes Brady’s four-game suspension will be upheld. Because the Steelers play the Patriots Sept. 10 in the season opener,…
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was in a Manhattan court on Monday morning for a hearing over his ongoing Deflategate lawsuit against the NFL. With NFL commissioner Roger Goodell also in attendance, U.S. District Court Judge...Show More Summary
Monday was billed as a significant day in court for both sides in the deflate-gate case, as New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell appeared at Manhattan Federal Court, but the session came and went...Show More Summary
The "Deflategate" scandal comes to a head in federal court on Monday as lawyers for Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and the NFL commissioner square off one more time before the judge deciding whether to uphold the star's four-game suspension for underinflated footballs.
On Monday, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will visit a New York City courtroom once again, as he and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell try to reach a settlement over Deflategate. Jane Rosenberg will be there too, and she's dreading it. The internet couldn't decide if the courtroom sketch artist's last interpretation... More »
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell met with Falcons president Rich McKay on Wednesday and has reinstated McKay as the head of the league’s competition committee, effective immediately. McKay was suspended from the competition committee as part of the team’s penalty for pumping fake noise into the Georgia Dome during the 2013 and 2014 seasons. The NFL…
It seems unlikely that anything could threaten Roger Goodell’s grip on the position of NFL commissioner, with each year setting fresh records for profits, but Goodell’s handling of domestic-violence incidents and DeflateGate now has owners and players talking about the scope of his powers. And that could be significant. A message was sent “quietly” — […]
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has become a pinata. Almost a year after Goodell was under extreme criticism following the release of the Ray Rice elevator video, he's still getting it. One of the league's best players, Cleveland Browns left tackle Joe Thomas, was critical of him over the weekend. Show More Summary
On the surface, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is acting strangely in the “Deflategate” controversy. He launched an expensive crusade against one of the league’s great players over what is at most a tiny rules infraction, without much evidence. Goodell also has alienated one of the league’s most powerful and respected owners, Robert Kraft. To devoted […]
This article first appeared on The Conversation. For the NFL, the second Deflategate hearing this week didn’t go any better than the first. In question after question, Judge Richard Berman pressed the NFL on the specifics of its investigation,...Show More Summary
As a resolution in the Tom Brady Deflategate case continues to elude those involved, the judge in charge has requested the presence of both the New England Patriots quarterback and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. According to SportsCenter, U.S. Show More Summary
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell weren’t required to attend Wednesday’s hearing in Manhattan with Judge Richard Berman, but their presence will be mandatory if there’s no settlement of their dispute over Brady’s four-game suspension by August 31. Berman said Wednesday that he wants both sides to continue working toward a settlement…
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell met Tuesday ahead of Wednesday’s hearing in Manhattan. According to Larry Neumeister and Gethin Coolbaugh of the Associated Press, Brady and Goodell were unable to reach an agreement to settle the case despite four hours of meeting on Tuesday. Without an agreement, the Wednesday…
It’s still unclear whether Judge Richard M. Berman’s decision to make attendance at Wednesday’s settlement conference in the Tom Brady suspension litigation non-mandatory for Brady and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was a test. If it was a test, Brady passed it. It’s now unclear whether Goodell will pass the test, if it was a test.…
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison has never been shy about delivering big hits, whether he’s zeroing in on opponents or on NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell for fining him for those big hits. His target this weekend? Those trophies that children get simply for showing up and playing, to whatever degree of success, sports. While thesupports […]
A judge who pressed the New England Patriots' Tom Brady and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to resolve their dispute over the quarterback's four-game suspension will have to keep playing... To view the full story, click the title lin...
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots star Tom Brady were in court today to update a judge on settlement talks regarding the quarterback's four-game suspension.