10/01/2013 03:09 pm ET

How Roger Goodell And ESPN Use Each Other


The NFL Network may not be the monolith the league once envisioned, but Roger Goodell likes having it around for what it forces others to do, particularly ESPN. Goodell alluded to this on Monday while speaking to Hearst employees—Hearst owns 20 percent of ESPN—during the media company's regularly held "master classes" with big shot executives.

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