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Sport and Society for Arete-Goodell's Press Conference

Richard Crepeau | Posted 11.21.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

Roger Goodell continued to play the role of Pete Rozelle, as envisioned by Roger Goodell. The arrogance was there, but the credibility was missing. The assertions of rectitude were repeated ad nauseam and they fell on deaf ears.

WATCH LIVE: NFL Comissioner Roger Goodell Breaks His Silence

Posted 09.19.2014 | Sports

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is breaking his silence, finally. With the National Football League beset by scandals involving domestic violence a...

Roger Goodell Has Gone From 'Protecting' The NFL's Shield To 'Hiding' Behind It

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 09.19.2014 | Sports

The National Football League is facing perhaps its most public crisis. Player arrests and indictments are making headlines. League and team officials ...

Kirsten Gillibrand: Condoleezza Rice Would Be An 'Extraordinary' NFL Commissioner

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says Condoleezza Rice would be an "extraordinary choice" for NFL commissioner if the controversy surrounding Ray Rice proves t...

Sports Is Supposed To Be An Escape From Life's Troubles, But This Week It Was The Opposite

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 09.13.2014 | Sports

Sports can sometimes provide an escape from the world's troubles. Not this week. This week, the world couldn't escape the troubles making headlines in...

Women's Group Calls For NFL Commish To Resign

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 11.10.2014 | Sports

One of the country's largest feminist groups has called for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to resign. The National Organization for Wom...

Goodell Pressed: Is 'Your Job On The Line'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 09.10.2014 | Sports

Roger Goodell does not believe that he will be following Ray Rice out of the National Football League. In his first interview since the release of...

NFL Commissioner: 'We Assumed That There Was A Video'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 09.09.2014 | Sports

With calls for his resignation making headlines, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell broke his silence on the Ray Rice domestic violence video made public ...

Olbermann: NFL Commissioner 'Is An Enabler Of Men Who Beat Women'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 09.09.2014 | Sports

When Keith Olbermann sees NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, he will only think of one thing: Ray Rice's left hand. The ESPN talk show host eviscerat...

WATCH: Keith Olbermann Calls On NFL Commissioner To Resign

Posted 08.02.2014 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing Keith Olbermann is one person who isn’t shy of strong takes. It was true at MSNBC. It’s true at ESPN2. There...

Judge: Goodell Can Be Questioned In Super Bowl Lawsuit

AP | Posted 07.10.2013 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas -- A Texas judge has reversed an earlier ruling and says NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell can be questioned by attorneys for ticket-hol...

NFL Commish Earned Staggering Amount

AP | RICHARD ROSENBLATT | Posted 02.16.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Nice job, Roger Goodell. Here's your pay: $29.49 million. NFL owners nearly tripled the commissioner's compensation in the 2011 tax year ...

Goodell 'Fundamentally Disagrees' With Old Boss On Bounty Punishment

AP | SCHUYLER DIXON | Posted 02.11.2013 | Sports

IRVING, Texas — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he "fundamentally disagrees" with former league boss Paul Tagliabue's decision not to discip...

WATCH: 11-Year-Old Convinces The NFL To Use Pink Penalty Flags

Sarah Medina | Posted 10.26.2012 | Good News

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the NFL has turned pink for the last four weekends. Everything from pink hand towels to pink game balls and...

A New Twist In NFL Bounty Scandal

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 12.19.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell appointed predecessor Paul Tagliabue to hear the appeals of four players suspended in the Saints' boun...

Vilma Meets With Roger Goodell

AP | RICK FREEMAN | Posted 11.17.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma spent Monday afternoon having a "very frank, very truthful" meeting with NFL Commissioner Rog...

Affidavit: Vilma Offered $10,000 To Hurt Favre

AP | RICK FREEMAN | Posted 11.17.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL presented Jonathan Vilma and his attorney with a sworn statement from former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams say...

I Smell Something Fishy -- And It's Probably a Patriot

Maya Ana Callender | Posted 08.18.2012 | Teen
Maya Ana Callender

Why would a team claim a player on waivers when they are injured and most likely can't play in the upcoming season? It's a waste of money, right?

How Many More NFL Teams Are Coming?

AP | By BARRY WILNER | Posted 02.03.2012 | Sports

INDIANAPOLIS -- Commissioner Roger Goodell says if the NFL puts a team in Los Angeles, it is probable the league would expand to 34 franchises. Appea...

NFL Extends Commissioner's Contract

AP | By BARRY WILNER | Posted 01.25.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's contract was extended Wednesday through the 2018 season. The 52-year-old Goodell took over for Paul Tagl...

NFL Commisioner Expresses Frustration

AP | DOUG TUCKER | Posted 07.06.2011 | Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell expressed frustration Thursday in the lack of negotiations toward a new collective bargaining ...

NFL Commissioner Emails Players

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — Commissioner Roger Goodell wrote NFL players Thursday, outlining the league's last proposal to the union and cautioning that "each pa...

NFL Commissioner Makes Ridiculous Pledge

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will cut his salary to $1 if there is a work stoppage after the collective bargaining agreement expire...

NFL Commissioner E-Mails 5 Million Fans

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

A day after the NFL regular season ended, Commissioner Roger Goodell sent an e-mail to about 5 million fans, telling them that "if both sides give a l...