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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.
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.”
It’s generally accepted that, after Ted Wells completes his Miami investigation and Commissioner Roger Goodell metes out discipline, the NFL will send a clear message to all teams about what will and won’t be tolerated among teammates in the future. For now, no message has been sent. Per a league source, the only memo sent…
(Permanent Musical Accompaniment For The Last Post Of The Week From The Blog's Second-Favorite Canadian) The whole Richie Incognito-Jonathan Martin atrocity down in Miami ought to be scaring Roger Goodell right down to the tassels on his loafers. Bet...
Commissioner Roger Goodell finally has said he wants the NFL to put a team in London. But the NFL still isn’t unanimous about whether it’s a good idea. According to HJ Mai of SportsBusiness Global, 49ers co-chair John York acknowledged that placing an NFL team in London would be “sort of a shot in the…
The National Football League–because of its popularity, its size (almost $10 billion in revenues), its very nature as a violent, contact sport and, let’s be honest, because of the high quality of entertainment it provides–is under an incredible amount of scrutiny, 24/7. It’s covered by the media in the same breathless, this-is-so-important! way that Hollywood [...]
The investigation involving the Miami Dolphins has suddenly taken on a more official, and ominous, feel. The NFL has announced that Commissioner Roger Goodell has appointed lawyer Ted Wells to direct an independent investigation regarding “issues of workplace conduct” in Miami. “Ted Wells will independently direct the investigation and submit a report to me,” Commissioner…
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
Hamza Abdullah, a former defensive back in the NFL, blasted the league and Commissioner Roger Goodell for failing to ensure the health and well-being of players in a series of profanity-laced tweets. On a verified account, Abdullah said that the NFL treats players like slaves, that Goodell would sell his “soul for a dollar,” and […]
On Thursday, former NFL safety Hamza Abdullah went on Twitter and absolutely ripped the NFL and commissioner Roger Goodell for everything from the NFL Scouting Combine to how the league handles injuries to players, and much, much more. Most of his Twitter rant can be seen below. 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
The ongoing debate regarding the Redskins name has been turned up a notch. In a letter to Commissioner Roger Goodell that Oneida Indian Nation released to the media after its Wednesday meeting with the NFL, Nation Representative Ray Halbritter asked Goodell to “refer Washington team owner Dan Snyder to the league Executive Committee for possible…
At today's meeting with the NFL, the Oneida Indian Nation presented Roger Goodell with a psychological study that shows that the Washington football team's name has damaging impact on the mental health of Native Americans. [ more › ...
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
There will be a press conference later this afternoon following the meeting. [ more › ]
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.
End-of-day news: Gray supporters want him to run again, Ben's Chili Bowl's new location may have run into some permit problems, and the Oneida Indian Nation will meet with Roger Goodell tomorrow. [ more › ]
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.