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

NFL To Discuss Expanding Playoffs By 2 Teams Beginning In 2015

NFL owners likely will consider expanding the playoffs by two teams, beginning in 2015, when they hold their spring meetings in Orlando next week, but a vote on the subject is uncertain.

03/19/2014

Place kicker Matt Prater of the Denver Broncos kicks an extra point against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 13, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Jaguars 35-19. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Report: NFL Competition Committee Discussing 42-Yard Extra Point

Coaches under the new proposal would have to choose between a PAT spotted on the 25-yard line or the traditional two-point conversion, according to Judy Battista of NFL.com.

03/04/2014

Running back Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Keidel: Ray Rice Another Crack In NFL Shield

Even by the pro athlete’s subterranean standards, the Ray Rice video was shocking. He made no effort to heal or cradle or care for his unconscious fiancee.

02/21/2014

Senator Maria Cantwell, D-Washington, attends the 2013 Green Inaugural Ball at NEWSEUM on January 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Opposed To Redskins Name Say NFL On ‘Wrong Side Of History’

The latest back-and-forth over the Washington Redskins name includes a stern letter from two lawmakers and a new “community voices” campaign from the team.

02/10/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Keidel: NFL Mansions And Expansions

Forever high on hubris, the sport is pondering extra games, playoff teams, and new franchises, perhaps in London or Los Angeles. And it feels like all are in the name of profit, not principle.

02/07/2014

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

CBS, NFL Announce Partnership For Thursday Night Football Broadcast

CBS is adding a new package to its already loaded NFL lineup next season. “NFL Network built Thursday into a night for NFL fans,” Commissioner Goodell said. “Our goal is to bring these games to more fans on broadcast television.”

02/05/2014

Exterior of Lincoln Financial Field (Photo by Lisa Lake/Getty Images for Getty Images)

Mara, Schumer Want Super Bowl Again, But Other Cold-Weather Cities Will Likely Bid

Philadelphia, Washington, Chicago, New England and Denver are among the places that can make a case to host it.

02/03/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell delivered replacement Super Bowl tickets to two women after they appeared on CBS 2. (Credit: CBS 2)

Goodell Delivers Replacement Super Bowl Tickets To 2 Featured On CBS 2

Nicole Hill and Sarah Agerup appeared on CBS 2 Friday evening after they told meteorologist Lonnie Quinn in Times Square that Hill’s wallet had been stolen en route from Seattle to New York City and the wallet had contained their Super Bowl tickets.

02/01/2014

A Washington Redskins flag is waved on January 6, 2013. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

YouTube Ad Encourages Fans To Push For Change To Redskins’ Team Name

The National Congress of American Indians has released an ad ahead of the Super Bowl in hopes of encouraging fans to push the Washington Redskins to change their team’s name.

02/01/2014

Workers help construct 'Super Bowl Boulevard,' which runs through Times Square and down Broadway, on January 28, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Officials Hand-Off Hosting Responsibilities As Super Bowl Sunday Approaches

Saturday, is the last day before the big game and the last full day of festivities in Times Square.

02/01/2014

Super Bowl XLVIII preps at MetLife Stadium as seen from Chopper 880, Jan. 17, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Dyer: Not For Nothing, NFL, But New Jersey Is Not New York City’s 6th Borough

This is being billed as New York City’s Super Bowl even though most of the players on the Broncos and the Seahawks won’t step foot outside of New Jersey this week.

01/31/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks through fake snow during a Super Bowl XLVIII news conference at the Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center on January 31, 2014. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

NFL Commish Touts ‘Energy And Excitement,’ Praises Super Bowl XLVIII Organizers

Roger Goodell met with reporters Friday to discuss all the prep work that’s set to pay off on Sunday.

01/31/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Allison Joyce/Getty Images News)

Goodell Admits NFL Made A Mistake In Playoff Ticket Sales

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says the league made a mistake in how it handled ticket sales for the playoffs that led to teams struggling to sellout postseason games.

01/31/2014

MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Keidel: Being A Slave To Weather Gods Is Not What Super Bowl Should Be About

If it took 48 years to get the Super Bowl in a cold-weather state, there’s a reason. It’s a bad reason. This game is meant to be played in warmer weather, for a thousand reasons.

01/27/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Report: NFL Would Consider Letting Players Use Medical Marijuana

“I’m not a medical expert,” Goodell said. “We will obviously follow signs. We will follow medicine and if they determine this could be a proper usage in any context, we will consider that. Our medical experts are not saying that right now.”

01/23/2014

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