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Roger Goodell

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  • Ex-NFL referee refused to work Redskins games because of team name

    Ex-NFL referee refused to work Redskins games because of team name
    Earlier Wednesday Mike Ditka made the news with his brash comments in favor of the Washington Redskins keeping their controversial nickname. Now it's time to meet his polar opposite, at least as far as this issue is concerned. Mike Carey, a recently...
  • NFL referee refused to work Redskins games because of team name

    NFL referee refused to work Redskins games because of team name
    Retired NFL referee Mike Carey, the first African-American referee assigned to the Super Bowl, did not work games involving the Washington Redskins after 2006 because of his belief the team's name is a racial slur. Carey, who began his career as a...
  • Should performers have to pay NFL to play Super Bowl halftime show?

    Roger Goodell has stated that he wants the NFL to more than double its yearly revenue by 2027, and apparently he's not above asking for handouts in order to do so. Why else would a league that's already worth $10 billion suggest that some sort of...
  • Ray Rice decision appears to prompt new NFL policy [Commentary]

    Ray Rice decision appears to prompt new NFL policy [Commentary]
    The National Football League — the folks who first brought you the pink player jerseys — looks ready to codify punishment for players accused of beating women. According to reports leaking out all over the place, the new policy would...
  • Ray Rice's punishment wasn't so light [Letter]

    Ray Rice's punishment wasn't so light [Letter]
    What Ravens running back Ray Rice did cannot be defended in any way, and our system used the laws that are in place to do what was necessary. Additionally, Mr. Rice's employer, the NFL, took steps to discipline him. Both these facts still left some...
  • NFL considers tougher penalties for domestic abuse cases, report says

    In the wake of the Ray Rice suspension -- and the overwhelming public opinion that it was too lenient -- the NFL is considering much stricter penalties for its players involved in domestic abuse incidents, the Washington Post is reporting. A first-...
  • Cowboys CB Scandrick suspended four games

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Dallas Cowboys - INSIDE SLANT Dallas Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick said Tuesday that he will be suspended the first four games of the 2014 season for a failed drug test. Owner Jerry Jones broke the news to...
  • NFL considering tougher penalties for players who commit acts of domestic violence

    NFL considering tougher penalties for players who commit acts of domestic violence
    The NFL is considering tougher penalties for players who commit acts of domestic violence as the league continues to deal with sharp backlash for its two-game suspension of Ravens running back Ray Rice. The Washington Post, citing sources familiar...
  • Is that a schedule or a nyah-nyah-nyah at Bulls?

    Is that a schedule or a nyah-nyah-nyah at Bulls?
    Wait, that’s not an NBA schedule, that’s just taunting the Bulls.  Did you see their first two games? It’s a painful summer rerun of all their painful summers filled with failed free agency and failed trade efforts. The Bulls open...
  • Blackhawks, Bears dive into ice bucket challenge

    Not that you need to give athletes much of an excuse to dump icy liquid on each other or their coaches, but when it's for a good cause, you can just sit back and watch the mayhem spread like a California brush fire. It all started about two weeks ago...
  • Cowboys' Scandrick apologizes; agent spreads blame

    Cowboys' Scandrick apologizes; agent spreads blame
    Dallas Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick said Tuesday that he will be suspended the first four games of the 2014 season for a failed drug test. Owner Jerry Jones broke the news to media Monday when he said Scandrick would be banned by the league....