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Nfl Bounties

Judge To Goodell: Show Me Evidence

AP | BRETT MARTEL | Posted 10.16.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS -- A federal magistrate judge has ordered NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to provide the court with documents related to the league's bount...

Goodell Writes Bounty Letter To NFL Fans

AP | Posted 08.31.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has written an open letter to fans explaining the NFL's strict policy against bounty systems such as the on...

NFLPA Calls Out Goodell In Bounty Lawsuit

AP | BRETT MARTEL | Posted 09.04.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS — The NFL Players Association filed a lawsuit against the NFL on behalf of three players suspended in connection with the bounty inv...

NFL Star SUES Commissioner

AP | BRETT MARTEL | Posted 07.17.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS -- Suspended Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma filed a defamation lawsuit Thursday against NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, claiming the lea...

BountyGate: An Indictment of American Culture?

Barbara Bruno | Posted 06.09.2012 | Sports
Barbara Bruno

The real reason that Goodell lowered the full weight of the NFL hammer is unbelievable arrogance. And that's where this scandal resonates with American culture.

NFL Coaches Talk Bounties

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 05.28.2012 | Sports

PALM BEACH, Fla. — NFL coaches plan to go right at the league's most sensitive subject – bounties – when they get together with play...

Come on, Congress: Sports Gambling, Not Bounties...

Jason Grill | Posted 05.27.2012 | Politics
Jason Grill

Sports gambling and wagering is widespread and commonplace in our country and it's being done illegally every minute. Allowing states around the country to make the decision on sports gambling in their state is the right thing to do.

Tea Party Favorite SLAMS Dems Over NFL Bounty Outrage

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.25.2012 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh slammed Sen. Dick Durbin late last week for the Democrat's plan to look into bounties in the National Football League. The ass...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.23.2012 | New York
Len Berman

The NFL may be changing its instant replay procedure. The NFL is considering knocking the refs out of the equation. The proposal would have all replays decided upstairs in the booth.

Senator Calls For Hearing On NFL Bounties

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 03.22.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- The Senate wants to grill the NFL about bounties. And the NBA, NHL, NCAA and Major League Baseball are invited, too. Sen. Dick Durbin i...

Favre Unfazed By Bounty Reports

Sports Illustrated | Posted 03.06.2012 | Sports

Favre isn't that angry -- but he is glad the truth is coming out. I caught Favre at the end of a day planting soybeans on his ranch in southern Missis...

Eli: Bounties Have No Place In NFL

ESPN.com | Posted 03.06.2012 | Sports

Eli Manning has played against the New Orleans Saints twice in the past three seasons. And the Giants quarterback says he does not recall a moment...

Is Punishing Williams The Answer?

AP | By JIM LITKE | Posted 03.05.2012 | Sports

-- What Gregg Williams did wasn't all that different from what football coaches have been doing since the game was invented. He just kept detailed re...

NFL Bounties Program Amounts To Incentive System Run Amok

AP | By HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 03.05.2012 | Sports

-- To Hall of Fame defensive back Ronnie Lott, the thousands of dollars New Orleans Saints players were paid under their bounty system from 2009-11 i...