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Current And Former NFL Players Pile On Roger Goodell Over Ray Rice Debacle

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 09.11.2014 | Sports

Some former and current NFL players who have been punished by Roger Goodell in the past think the NFL Commissioner has some explaining to do. Good...

Judge: NFL Reaches Settlement In Concussion Lawsuit

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 10.29.2013 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA -- The NFL has agreed to spend close to $800 million to diagnose and compensate potentially thousands of retired players who develop deme...

'Unacceptable'

AP | Posted 03.19.2013 | Sports

PHOENIX (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell calls it "unacceptable" to ask a college player at the scouting combine any questions about his sexual...

'A Culture Of Safety For Every Sport'

AP | Posted 03.06.2013 | Sports

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league will continue to do "everything we can" to make football safer. ...

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...

'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 To Fans: 'You Deserve Better'

AP | Posted 09.28.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell tells fans "you deserve better" than games worked by replacement officials. In an open letter released by ...

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...

Ochocinco Writes Letter To 'Dad' Goodell

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.12.2012 | Sports

Chad Ochocinco wants Roger Goodell to know that he has the NFL commissioner's back. The outspoken New England Patriots wide receiver posted a letter ...

Apparently the NFL Loves To Negotiate, But Definitely Hates Going to Court

Tom Pappalardo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Tom Pappalardo

The latest twist in the NFL tug of war between the owners and players is a bit amusing in its irony. Commish Goodell, Patriot owner Kraft and a Packer...

Teammates Didn't Defend Big Ben

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

UPDATE: King clarified Goodell's remarks about Roethlisberger. According to ProFootballTalk, King said he assumed Goodell meant that he spoke with Roe...

The NFL's Concussion Conundrum

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Zirin

This weekend, the NFL Commissioner announced a major change in football policy: when a player sustains a concussion, he will now be required to seek advice from an "independent" neurologist.