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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The petition was filed Monday in Minnesota, where the NFLPA has often gone to contest labor matters with the league.
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.
Rice was already receiving plenty of support from fans in his hometown of New Rochelle Saturday morning, but others weren’t so forgiving.
Ray Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL, which has been “vacated immediately,” the players’ union said Friday.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and players’ union chief DeMaurice Smith were to meet Tuesday to discuss the league’s personal conduct policy.
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.
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.
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?