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Saints Bounty Scandal

Violence in Sports: Promoting Character Development in Youth Athletics

Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz | Posted 07.29.2013 | Sports
Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz

Sports and regular activity are great for physical and mental health, learning leadership lessons, and engendering teamwork, but many modern sports are also dangerous and prone to conflict.

Union Leader: No Trust For Goodell

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 04.21.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Union leader Domonique Foxworth says NFL players don't trust Commissioner Roger Goodell because of the Saints bounty case, in particu...

Report: Titans Looking To Hire Suspended Coach

AP | TERESA M. WALKER | Posted 03.29.2013 | Sports

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Gregg Williams may be a step closer to returning to the NFL after being suspended indefinitely for his role in the Saints' bo...

REINSTATED

AP | Posted 03.24.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Sean Payton is back as coach of the New Orleans Saints. Payton's season-long suspension for his role in the Saints' bounty program w...

Blame The Bounty Scandal?

AP | BRETT MARTEL | Posted 12.27.2012 | Sports

METAIRIE, La. -- Blame the bounty scandal. That's what many in New Orleans are doing, including some Saints....

Penn State Abuse Scandal Voted Sports Story Of Year Again

AP | By RACHEL COHEN | Posted 02.18.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- The Penn State child sex abuse scandal was selected as the sports story of the year by U.S. editors and news directors in an annual vote c...

'It's Not Golf'

AP | BRETT MARTEL and HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 12.12.2012 | Sports

-- Former New Orleans defensive coordinator Gregg Williams testified that he tried to shut down the team's bounty system when the NFL began investiga...

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...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 02.11.2013 | New York
Len Berman

The Lakers continue to be a train wreck, they lost their eighth game out of 11th last night in Cleveland 100-94. A quarter through the season the Lakers are on the outside of the playoffs looking in.

Vilma vs. Goodell Isn't Over Yet

Posted 12.11.2012 | Sports

The battle between Jonathan Vilma and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell isn't over yet, according to the linebacker's lawyer. The New Orleans Saints' sta...

Overturned

AP | BRETT MARTEL | Posted 02.10.2013 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS -- In a sharp rebuke to his successor's handling of the NFL's bounty investigation, former Commissioner Paul Tagliabue overturned the susp...

Did NFL Sanction Reggie White's Bounty Program?

AP | BRETT MARTEL | Posted 10.19.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS -- The NFL Players Association filed papers in federal court pointing out that the NFL permitted a 1996 incentive program for big hits fun...

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...

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...

Here We Go Again

AP | BRETT MARTEL | Posted 12.12.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS — All four players punished in the NFL's bounty investigation have filed appeals with the league. People familiar with the situation...

'Pride Won't Let Him Admit He's Wrong'

AP | BRETT MARTEL | Posted 12.10.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS — Jonathan Vilma, Will Smith and the NFL players union left little doubt they remain determined to challenge Commissioner Roger Good...

NFL Re-Issues Bounty Suspensions

AP | BRETT MARTEL | Posted 12.09.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell upheld the suspensions of Jonathan Vilma and Will Smith on Tuesday for their role in the New Orlean...

All By Himself: Drew Brees Can't Save Hapless Saints

Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.01.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

One of Payton's motto's throughout his tenure in New Orleans has been: "Do your job." Without his daily leadership however, it seems as if his message has been either misplaced or completely forgotten.

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...

SAINTS WIN

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.07.2012 | Sports

The New Orleans Saints have won a skirmish in their ongoing battle against NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, as first reported by Jim Trotter of Sports ...

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...

Fujita: NFL Has 'Very Little Regard For The Truth'

AP | BRETT MARTEL | Posted 06.24.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS -- Former Saints linebacker Scott Fujita, a union leader with a record of criticizing the NFL's player-safety record, sees elements of a "...

NFL Star Apologizes For Controversial 'WMD' Tweet

Posted 06.20.2012 | Sports

Brad Biggs, National Football Post No one has ever questioned the off-field commitment Drew Brees has to helping the community. Supporting the a...