Roger Goodell

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

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks at a press conference before Super Bowl XLIX at the Phoenix Convention Center on January 30, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Members Of Congress Write Goodell About Domestic Violence

Two members of Congress have asked NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to clarify whether teams can lose draft picks if they do not properly address domestic violence.

02/25/2015

Fans of the St. Louis Rams hold a 'Los Angeles Rams' sign against the San Diego Chargers during their NFL Game on November 23, 2014 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Los Angeles Moves Another Step Closer To Return Of NFL

The Inglewood City Council late Tuesday night approved plans to build a football stadium that includes St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke as a partner.

02/25/2015

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy after the New England Patriots defeated the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 during Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Palladino: Satisfying Super Bowl Won’t Wash Away NFL’s Stains

Domestic violence. Concussions. Retired players suffering. None of it gets washed away by a thoroughly enjoyable title game. Goodell and the owners need to understand that first.

And then they must deal with it, preferably before the next Super Bowl.

02/02/2015

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a press conference prior to the upcoming Super Bowl XLIX at Phoenix Convention Center on January 30, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

Goodell: NFL Has Had A Very ‘Tough Year,’ But Is Ready To Move Forward

As if wishing made it so, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell described his league — and himself — as having addressed missteps on difficult matters such as domestic violence and being ready to move on.

01/30/2015

Running back Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks stretches during a practice at Arizona State University on January 28, 2015 in Tempe, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Roger Goodell: No Decision Yet On Discipline For Marshawn Lynch

The NFL won’t decide on any discipline for Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch until after the Super Bowl, commissioner Roger Goodell said at his Super Bowl news conference Friday.

01/30/2015

Patriots owner Robert Kraft addresses reporters at Super Bowl XLIX Media Day inside U.S. Airways Center on January 27, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Deflatriots Suddenly Getting High And Mighty Doesn’t Pass Sniff Test

I see enough evidence to merit charges. Odds on a conviction are high, I believe. I don’t care who pulled the trigger — or the pin, in this case.

01/28/2015

Bill Belichick (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Mike Francesa On Deflate-Gate: ‘This Is A Nightmare For The NFL’

The WFAN host says Commissioner Roger Goodell needs to mete out swift justice if it’s proven the Patriots intentionally deflated footballs used in Sunday’s AFC title game.

01/21/2015

Ray Rice (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images), Roger Goodell (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Giants, Steelers Owners: Rice Case Was ‘Wake-Up Call’ For NFL

Commissioner Roger Goodell got a strong vote of confidence from team owners on a day a league-hired investigator determined the NFL botched the Ray Rice case, but found no evidence of a cover-up.

01/09/2015

Roger Goodell

Mueller Report: ‘No Evidence’ NFL Received Damning Ray Rice Video

A former FBI director hired to look into how the NFL pursued evidence in the Ray Rice abuse case says the league should have investigated more thoroughly before it initially punished the player.

01/08/2015

Robert S. Mueller III  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

AP Sources: NFL Employees Turn Over Phone, Email Records In Rice Probe

Nearly 500 employees at NFL headquarters turned over phone and email records to investigators looking into how Roger Goodell and his staff pursued and handled evidence in the Ray Rice case.

12/17/2014

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)

Union Sues NFL Over Adrian Peterson Suspension

The petition was filed Monday in Minnesota, where the NFLPA has often gone to contest labor matters with the league.

12/15/2014

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