Roger Goodell

Tom Brady, Roger Goodell

AP Sources: Goodell Will Not Recuse Self From Brady Appeal

The union asked Goodell to withdraw from that role because it said he was not impartial and would be called as a witness.

05/22/2015

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell talks during a press conference at the Hilton Hotel on Sept. 19, 2014 in New York City. Goodell spoke about the NFL's failure to address domestic violence, sexual assault and drug abuse in the league. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Goodell Stresses Protecting Integrity Of NFL As He Welcomes Direct Appeal From Brady

Goodell said he has not had time to study a request from the players’ union that he recuse himself from the appeal because he has been focused on the spring owners meetings that concluded Wednesday.

05/20/2015

LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 02: NFL quarterback Tom Brady attends the welterweight unification championship bout on May 2, 2015 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keidel: From Deflate To Checkmate

The NFL hammered Tom Brady for his role in “DeflateGate” for good reason. We can’t have the best players in America’s favorite sport toying with the rules.

05/15/2015

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

NFL Players Union Vows To Call Goodell As A ‘Deflategate’ Witness

Tom Brady wants to call Commissioner Roger Goodell as a witness in the appeal of the four-game suspension he was handed for “Deflategate.”

05/15/2015

Tom Brady, Roger Goodell

Roger Goodell To Hear Tom Brady’s ‘Deflategate’ Appeal

The sides have bitterly argued in the court of public opinion. Now the NFL commissioner plans to try to personally settle whether Brady deserves a four-game suspension for using deflated footballs.

05/15/2015

Boomer & Carton at Mohegan Sun on May 15, 2015. (Photo by Al Dukes/WFAN)

Boomer & Carton Live From Mohegan Sun: Deflategate About Goodell’s Legacy

Despite being in New England Patriots country, Craig has some harsh words for Pats fans, saying that Tom Brady and his team will not see their punishments reduced.

WFAN–05/15/2015

Bill Belichick

Silverman: NFL Should Have Come Down On Belichick, But It Failed Once Again

Why didn’t the NFL follow its own precedent and decide to sit down the head coach for four games?

05/13/2015

Tom Brady, Roger Goodell

Jared Max: NFL Deflected Attention From Itself By Throwing Book At Brady, Pats

Again, the league has tried to absolve itself from blame or wrongdoing by levying draconian punishment against those whose bad behaviors it had enabled.

05/13/2015

Tom Brady

Patriots Fans Arrested At NFL Headquarters After Protesting Brady Suspension

On Tuesday, Patriots fans gathered at NFL headquarters in Manhattan to protest the league’s punishment of quarterback Tom Brady and the organization.

05/12/2015

Tom Brady reacts against the Indianapolis Colts during the AFC Championship game at Gillette Stadium on January 18, 2015 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keidel: NFL Right To Drop Hammer On Golden Boy Tom Brady

For the first time in a long time, Tom Brady is looking terribly average and horribly awkward. Many boys looking for a hero, and many men who thought they found one, will find that rather deflating.

05/12/2015

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

Silverman: Goodell Should Suspend Brady, Belichick 4 Games Each

Goodell needs to take action and suspend Brady and Belichick for four games each. As was the case with Payton, ignorance is no excuse, and Belichick needs to pay for what has been done.

05/08/2015

Roger Goodell

NFL Gives Up ‘Distraction’ Of Tax-Exempt Status

Some members of Congress have criticized the NFL, which generates billions in revenue, for being tax-exempt.

04/28/2015

Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings addresses the media after pleading 'no contest' to a lesser misdemeanor charge of reckless assault November 4, 2014 in Conroe, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

NFL Reinstates Minnesota Vikings Running Back Adrian Peterson

Peterson’s agent has said the star running back wants to play elsewhere next season. But the Vikings say they have no plans to trade him.

04/16/2015

Jameis Winston (L) and Marcus Mariota could be the first two names off the board in the 2015 NFL Draft, but they won't be in Chicago. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Report: Mariota, Like Winston, Plans To Skip NFL Draft

The top two draws in the upcoming draft could many, many miles from Chicago — and the huggable arms of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell — on April 30.

04/01/2015

Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings addresses the media after pleading 'no contest' to a lesser misdemeanor charge of reckless assault November 4, 2014 in Conroe, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Judge Rules For Adrian Peterson, Paving Way For Reinstatement

U.S. District Judge David Doty issued his order Thursday, less than three weeks after hearing oral arguments. “This is a victory for the rule of law, due process and fairness,” the NFLPA said in a statement.

02/26/2015

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