At a news conference Friday in New York intended to restore the NFL's integrity, Commissioner Roger Goodell churlishly turned a legitimate question about the league's independent investigation into an admonishment of a respected reporter.
Remember when the antics of Johnny Football were the most talked-about stories related to the NFL? Ah, halcyon days, my friends. Halcyon days. Anyway, Manziel isn’t getting in the news much these days, what with all the other things crowding out the backup quarterback for the Browns. Did someone say, “Johnny Bench”? But just to remind us […]
Going into Friday's news conference in New York, the question was whether Roger Goodell would resign. Coming out of it, the question is whether he will be fired.
On Friday afternoon, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell ended more than a week of silence by holding a tense, slightly contentious news conference. Topics included the NFL's missteps in handling the Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson cases, the...Show More Summary
About 35 minutes into NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's news conference on Friday afternoon, a disturbance erupted to his left. A man was being dragged off by security, screaming about not being taken to an elevator as the conference...Show More Summary
The guy who crashed Roger Goodell's NFL news conference is apologizing for screaming "DON'T PUT ME IN THE ELEVATOR" in the middle of the event... and it's the worst apology ever. You know Benjy Bronk from the "Howard Stern Show" -- and at…
To those critics who have spent the last week decrying NFL chaos and calling for the commissioner to resign, Roger Goodell has finally provided a clear public reponse.
Back in July, the NFL suspended Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan four games for taking "banned stimulants" that violated the league's performance-enhancing substance policy. Good news! The league lifted Jordan's ban today, after two games. Bad news! The NFL suspended Jordan for four more games. Read more...
If NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's intention at Friday’s hastily arranged news conference in New York was to swing public opinion or illustrate this crisis bothers him as much as it does football fans, he failed.
During an afternoon of absolute transparency and concrete plans by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, we now have another item of positively stunning breaking news. Donald Trump is drawing attention to himself for almost doing something. Via Mike Rodak of ESPN.com, the investor/reality TV star/extreme combover magnate claimed on Twitter today that he was responsible for…
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell gave a lengthy news conference Friday where he apologized for his own poor decision-making and vowed to change the league’s personal conduct policy. [He] began by reiterating that his initial response to the former Ravens running back Ray Rice’s domestic violence incident was wrong. “I am not satisfied with the way [...]
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL plans to have new personal conduct policies in place by the Super Bowl. At a news conference today, Goodell made his first public statements in more than a week about the rash of NFL players involved in domestic violence. He did not announce...
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell held a news conference Friday to address concerns over the league's handling of domestic abuse cases. Several current and former NFL players took to Twitter to express their thoughts on the commissioner's words. Here's a sampling:
Howard Stern Show writer Benjy Bronk interrupted a highly-anticipated news conference with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to make an outburst before he was led out of the room.
The NFL and the NFL Players Association have officially finalized an agreement regarding the league's drug policy. The NFL confirmed the PED news on Wednesday and provided the details behind the policy: HGH testing will be fully implemented this season. Show More Summary
NBC, ABC and CBS will break their TV schedules to cover NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's news conference, happening soon. Goodell is expected to address the growing reports of players arrested for domestic violence charges; he said yesterday in a memo that his office is taking “significant steps” to address the epidemic. Show More Summary
Stephen Colbert put a spotlight on the absurdity of Sean Hannity's recent belt-spanking NFL rant this week during which the Fox News host defended NFL star Adrian Peterson. Peterson has been indefinitely suspended from the league amid charges of child abuse. Show More Summary
Roger Goodell is ready to face the media about the domestic violence epidemic in the NFL -- and has announced he will hold a news conference today at 12pm PT. Goodell says he will take questions from the media about domestic violence issues and…
The recent news concerning domestic violence and child abuse among NFL players should cause us great sadness. It should also spur us to confront domestic violence honestly and aggressively.