Roger Goodell

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

Roger Goodell

NFL Owners Approve Revamped Personal Conduct Policy

A special counsel for investigations and conduct will oversee initial discipline, Commissioner Roger Goodell said. The commissioner also may appoint a panel of independent experts to participate in deciding an appeal.

12/10/2014

Ray Rice (Credit: CBS2)

Ray Rice Becomes Free Agent As Fans Weigh In On Appeal Against NFL

Rice was already receiving plenty of support from fans in his hometown of New Rochelle Saturday morning, but others weren’t so forgiving.

11/29/2014

Former Ravens running back Ray Rice pauses during a news conference with his wife Janay on May 23, 2014. Rice spoke publicly for the first time since a domestic violence incident in February at an Atlantic City casino. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Union: Ray Rice Wins Appeal Against NFL, Ruled Immediately Eligible

Ray Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL, which has been “vacated immediately,” the players’ union said Friday.

11/28/2014

Adrian Peterson (Photo by Harry Engels/Getty Images), Roger Goodell (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images), Ray Rice (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Union Says Personal Conduct Policy Needs To Be Collectively Bargained

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and players’ union chief DeMaurice Smith were to meet Tuesday to discuss the league’s personal conduct policy.

11/25/2014

Defense attorney Rusty Hardin (L) and NFL running back Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings address the media after Peterson plead 'no contest' to a lesser misdemeanor charge of reckless assault on November 4, 2014 in Conroe, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

NFL Will Hear Adrian Peterson’s Appeal On December 2

The NFL announced Friday that longtime hearing officer Harold Henderson will preside over the proceedings. Goodell has the authority to decide whether to hear the appeal himself or appoint someone else.

11/21/2014

Adrian Peterson (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Adrian Peterson Says ‘Fresh Start Somewhere Else’ Might Be Best

In an interview with USA Today, Peterson said he believes Vikings coaches and players are behind him but that feelings in the organization are mixed after he was charged with felony child abuse.

11/21/2014

Adrian Peterson (Photo by Andy Clayton King/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Who Is Adrian Peterson? I’ll Have To Get Back To You

The usual suspects — better known as the American audience — are started to wonder: Have we judged Peterson, Ray Rice or even Roger Goodell properly? Did we go to the trigger too quickly?

11/20/2014

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