It didn’t take long for ESPN to deny the report that it wants Keith Olbermann to tone down his criticism of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Responding to a report from the Hollywood Reporter that ESPN wants to put a clause in Olbermann’s next contract prohibiting him from commentaries critical of the league or its commissioner,…
With his Deflategate appeal hearing now a week behind him, Tom Brady must now sit and wait while NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell contemplates how to extricate himself from a situation largely of his own making, but one which seems to offer him no face-saving way out. Show More Summary
With both sides of the Tom Brady appeal keeping mostly quiet about what did or didn’t happen at last week’s full-day hearing, a question remains regarding whether Brady accepted Commissioner Roger Goodell’s indirect invitation to give to Goodell what Brady refused to give to investigator Ted Wells: The contents of Brady’s phone. “[H]e refused to…
New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady spent a marathon 10 hours in his Deflategate appeal hearing with National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell at NFL headquarters on Park Avenue in New York on Tuesday. But now various...Show More Summary
Now that Tom Brady has appealed his four-game suspension for his role in Deflategate and the findings in the Wells Report, the New England Patriots and the rest of the NFL anxiously await NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell 's decision on...Show More Summary
The City of St. Louis is currently doing a dance that makes Roger Goodell’s mine-field Macarena look like a minuet. On Thursday, the music will be playing in a local courtroom. Via KSDK.com, a judge will hear arguments on Thursday in a lawsuit that could lead to the relocation of the local NFL franchise. The…
‘He wants the league to be the military, with strict codes and punishments and Serious Things Taken Seriously.’
Former Bills WR Lee Evans took a recent trip to Haiti as part of efforts to help there. Dolphins LB Chris McCain vows to be unstoppable. Perhaps the Patriots shouldn’t hold their breath for Roger Goodell to change his mind now. Jets K Nick Folk weighs in on the new extra point rules. Ravens RB Justin…
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — It's back to the waiting game for Tom Brady. After making his case in a 10-hour hearing, Brady's fate is in the hands of Roger Goodell. Just when the NFL commissioner will announce his decision to uphold, reduce or eliminate Brady's four-game suspension in "Deflategate" is uncertain. Show More Summary
Yes, the Patriots opted not to appeal the punishment levied against them by the NFL for the team’s role in #DeflateGate, even though the scientific evidence remains sketchy and unpersuasive. With Commissioner Roger Goodell openly committed to reviewing “new information” regarding the situation, an appeal from the team shouldn’t be needed to trigger further review…
After a 10-hour hearing, Tom Brady now must wait to find out if his appeal of a four-game suspension carried any weight with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
Could Tom Brady's testimony to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodel be governed by the same perjury rules that apply to typical court proceedings or depositions? Answering the question requires one to journey through the finer points of New York's perjury code.
Whatever NFL commissioner Roger Goodell decides in the matter of Tom Brady's appeal, it's clear that neither side will claim it didn't have the chance to speak its piece. The appeal apparently began a little bit after 9 a.m. Eastern time and didn't conclude until a little bit 8:30 p.m., a marathon meeting considering it was about deflated footballs. Show More Summary
Today’s #DeflateGate appeal hearing was apparently so big they had to move it to the basement, and so important they had Tom Brady take an oath that he was telling to truth to Judge Roger Goodell. But what it apparently won’t be is long. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Brady’s defense team was given…
Tom Brady and representatives from the players' union are meeting with Commissioner Roger Goodell at NFL headquarters as the New England quarterback appeals his four-game suspension. Mr. Brady was... To view the full story, click the title link.
Despite the objections of the players union, Commissioner Roger Goodell will hear the appeal.
In just a few minutes, at the NFL office at 345 Park Avenue, Tom Brady will begin his appeal of his four-game suspension for his role in the Patriots’ ball-deflation scandal. And while drama and reality dictate that I say something like “he’ll be facing off against Roger Goodell,” that’s not technically true. Show More Summary
This is the day Roger Goodell gets to look Tom Brady in the eye and sort out the league's latest half-assed player discipline investigation. KANGAROO COURT: Tom Brady's appeal of this four-game DeflateGate suspension starts at 9:30 a.m. Show More Summary
No matter what decision he makes with Tom Brady’s appeal, the entire process has been a sham.
With any luck at all, DeflateGate will come to a peaceful end sometime late Tuesday afternoon, when Tom Brady appears at an appeals hearing before NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in New York City. Unfortunately, we are not that lucky. The stakes in this hearing, involving one of the faces of the NFL, and the Dad […]