Roger Goodell

Roger Goodell

Goodell wants to hear directly from Brady in appeal

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday it’s his responsibility to hear directly from New England quarterback Tom Brady in his appeal of his four-game suspension in the deflated footballs case. Goodell said he has not […]

05/20/2015

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, right, with owner Robert Kraft.

Kraft: Patriots won’t appeal team’s fine, draft penalties

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft will not appeal the $1 million fine and loss of two draft choices the NFL penalized the team for its role in the use of deflated footballs in the […]

05/19/2015

Roger Goodell

What offseason? Key NFL owners meetings this week

There hasn’t been a week — make that a day — since the Super Bowl that the NFL hasn’t made news. As the owners gather this week at their spring meetings, their plate couldn’t be […]

05/19/2015

Roger Goodell

NFL relinquishing tax-exempt status

The National Football League is giving up its tax-exempt status, which Commissioner Roger Goodell called a “distraction.” In a letter to team owners, Goodell said that the league office and its management council will file […]

04/28/2015

Roger Goodell

Goodell: LA projects viable for bringing back team

Roger Goodell says the two stadium projects in the Los Angeles area look promising enough to lead to the return of the NFL to the nation’s second-largest city. The NFL commissioner told the Associated Press […]

04/27/2015

Carson Stadium - Chargers version

Sleek new plans released for Los Angeles-area NFL stadium

New designs released Thursday night for a proposed NFL stadium in the Los Angeles area include simulated lightning bolts for the San Diego Chargers and a flame honoring late Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis. The […]

04/27/2015

Roger Goodell

NFL owners meetings: Spice it up

The NFL’s dullest play, the extra point, appears to be headed for some changes, perhaps significant ones, for the 2015 season. While team owners didn’t vote on any extra-point proposals Wednesday, there was so much […]

03/25/2015

B. Todd Jones

NFL hires former ATF chief Jones as counsel

The NFL has hired B. Todd Jones, the recently resigned director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, to oversee player discipline. Two people familiar with the hiring tell The Associated Press that […]

03/23/2015

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell pauses as he speaks during a news conference Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in New York. Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. The league has faced increasing criticism that it has not acted quickly or emphatically enough concerning the domestic abuse cases. The commissioner reiterated that he botched the handling of the Ray Rice case.  (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

Goodell: ‘Same mistakes can never be repeated’

NEW YORK (AP) — Commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. At a news conference Friday, Goodell made his first public statements in more than […]

09/19/2014

FILE - These 2014 file photos show NFL football players, from left, Arizona Cardinals' Jonathan Dwyer, Carolina Panthers' Greg Hardy, San Francisco 49ers' Ray McDonald, Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson and Baltimore Ravens' Ray Rice. (AP Photo/File)

Goodell to break silence on domestic abuse and NFL

NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Goodell will make his first public statements in more than a week about the rash of NFL players involved in domestic violence when he holds a news conference Friday. The […]

09/19/2014

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