Roger Goodell is not a judge, nor is he a trained lawyer. How can he think that his own personal morals are enough for him to do a proper job of policing the NFL?
It seems we’ve jumped into the pool of relativism since we got wind of Josh Gordon’s season-long suspension for marijuana use. You have the indignant faction that can’t believe someone who smokes weed gets a year while Ray Rice skates with a two-game suspension
Roger Goodell says he’s seen the error of his ways. As a result, NFL players will be dealt with severely if found to have committed domestic violence.
Phil Simms has made a personal and public decision that could send a symbolic jolt through the broadcast booths dotting the NFL map this season.
Commissioner Goodell repeatedly said “you have to respond to facts here” regarding Ray Rice’s suspension. Well, here are some facts.
Goodell stressed that the Baltimore Ravens’ running back has assumed responsibility for his conduct, has no history of assault and is following a court order to enter a diversionary program following his domestic violence arrest.
No matter what Ray Rice said yesterday, it can’t change what he did or the near-universal perception that aristocrats get more chances than we do. But Rice made one refreshing statement: His wife could do no wrong.
Goodell is supposed to be the law-and-order commissioner. He failed miserably in this case, as Rice should have been suspended for a full season.
Empires die from within. They collapse on themselves, and they fall by the hybrid disease of hubris and complacency. The NFL’s worldview is increasingly blurry, slowly unable to separate grand from grandiose.
Rice has been suspended two games after allegedly knocking his fiancee unconscious at an Atlantic City casino, the NFL announced Thursday.
He’ll get you the sports any way that he can. We’re talking about Francesa, who owns the No. 8 spot on the Daily News’ list of the “50 Most Powerful People” in Gotham’s sports landscape.
The NFL just announced that the NFL Draft will not be held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City next year. Here is my list of places that I’d like to see the NFL Draft.
For the first time in five decades, the NFL draft won’t be held in New York City in 2015.
“One former trainer has described the 1980s and 1990s as (the) Wild West in terms of the NFL monitoring the medications provided to its players,” the lawsuit said, according to the newspaper.
A federal judge on Monday granted preliminary approval to a landmark deal that would compensate thousands of former NFL players for concussion-related claims.