George Atallah

Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on May 8, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Union: NFL Wants To Impose Immediate Bans For DUIs

The players’ union says the NFL has asked for the right to immediately suspend players who are arrested for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

09/06/2014

U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Congress Could ‘Intervene’ On HGH Testing In NFL

Two full NFL seasons have passed — and another is about to begin — without a final agreement on HGH since the August 2011 labor deal paved the way for testing.

08/23/2013

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Ray Lewis Dismisses Talk Of Using Deer-Antler Spray To Speed Up Recovery

Of all the topics that Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis wanted to talk about at Super Bowl media day, deer-antler spray probably was not on the list.

01/30/2013

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Former Giants WR Stacy Robinson Dies At 50; Mara: Franchise ‘Deeply Saddened’

The Giants did not release a cause or place of death. Robinson was diagnosed with cancer in 2009, according to a family statement posted on the caringbridge.org hospice site.

05/09/2012

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (credit: Hannah Foslien /Getty Images)

NFL Lockout: Signs Point To Labor Deal; Retired Players Join Talks In NYC

The NFL wants team executives ready to be schooled in the ins and outs of a new labor contract as early as Thursday. Players are gathering so they’re ready to vote on an agreement in principle. Yes, signs are strong that football’s four-month lockout might almost be over.

WFAN–07/19/2011

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, left,  and National Football League Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith speak to reporters outside the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Sarasota, Fla., after speaking at the NFLPA's rookie symposium, Wednesday, June 29, 2011. (credit: AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

NFL Lockout Doesn’t Stop Goodell, Smith, Burress From Meeting With Rookies

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and players’ union chief DeMaurice Smith took questions Wednesday at a symposium for NFL rookies, who wanted to know the same thing as everyone else unhappy about the league’s labor dispute. When is it going to end?

WFAN–06/29/2011

Roger Goodell

NFL Lockout: Owners, Players Meet For Third Straight Week; CBA Deal Coming?

While a report from the Washington Post suggests the NFL lockout could end “during the next two or three weeks,” negotiators for the league and its players were meeting Tuesday at an undisclosed location in Maryland, trying to break a labor impasse now in its fourth month.

WFAN–06/14/2011

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

NFL Lockout: Mediation Between League, Players To Resume Thursday

It’s been a month since the NFL lockout began and there haven’t been any talks between the league and its players. That will change this week.

WFAN–04/12/2011

Antonio Cromartie (Bill Kostroun/AP Photo)

Antonio Cromartie: Rookies Should Attend NFL Draft

Rumors of a competing event against the NFL Draft persist. So will this year’s top rookies walk across the stage to shake hands with Roger Goodell? Jets free agent cornerback Antonio Cromartie thinks they should.

WFAN–03/18/2011

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NFL, NFLPA Were Not Even Close To A Labor Deal

George Atallah said in a conference call with reporters Monday: “The perception is that we were really, really close. The reality is: We really, really weren’t.”

WFAN–03/14/2011

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: NFL Has Plan If Work Stoppage Occurs

The NFL reportedly has laid out a plan for its employees if there is a work stoppage next year after the contract with the players expires.

WFAN–09/27/2010