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NFL Reportedly Considering Additional Thursday Night Games

Some players and coaches in the National Football League have started speaking out against Thursday night games. Too bad, so sad. The NFL is contemplating an expansion of its Thursday schedule, according to the WSJ.

10/16/2013

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

Bob Costas Says Redskins’ Name Is ‘An Insult, A Slur’

The veteran broadcaster — no stranger to stirring debate on “Sunday Night Football” — made the comments during halftime of the Dallas Cowboys’ win over Washington.

10/14/2013

Action during the NFL International Series game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Minnesota Vikings at Wembley Stadium on September 29, 2013 in London, England (Photo by Pool/Getty Images)

NFL To Hold 3 Regular-Season Games In London Next Year

The NFL will play three regular-season games at London’s Wembley Stadium next year, hosted by the Jaguars, Falcons and Raiders.

10/08/2013

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

Oneida Indian Nation To Hold DC Symposium Over Redskins Name

Tribal leader Ray Halbritter said the meeting’s time and place provide a great opportunity to bring more understanding about the issue of why the Redskins name is considered offensive by many people.

10/03/2013

Terrell Suggs during the Super Bowl blackout in Feb. 2013. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Terrell Suggs Thinks Commish ‘Had A Hand’ In Super Bowl Blackout

Former Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis previously delivered his own conspiracy theory about the power outage, though he declined to point fingers. Suggs took it a step further.

10/01/2013

Roger Goodell (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Report: NFL Considering Dropping Preseason Game, Expanding Playoffs

According to ESPN, the NFL is in discussions to reduce the preseason slate from four games to three. The regular season would still consist of 16 games.

09/30/2013

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Goodell: NFL Should Listen If People Are Offended By Redskins Nickname

“If we are offending one person, we need to be listening,” Goodell said Wednesday in an interview with 106.7 The Fan.

09/12/2013

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

Oneida Indian Nation Launching Radio Ad Against Redskins

In the ad, Oneida Nation Representative Ray Halbritter says NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should “stand up to bigotry” by denouncing “the racial slur” in the team’s name.

09/05/2013

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, Woody Johnson and Jonathan Tisch (L-R) with the Vince Lombardi trophy at the Tiffany & Co. flagship store for the launch of the Huddle Shuttle, Sept. 4, 2013. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

NFL Launches ‘Huddle Shuttle’ To Bring Taste Of Super Bowl To Region

The Huddle Shuttle is a rolling Super Bowl exhibit and will house the Vince Lombardi trophy, video features and a mock locker room.

09/04/2013

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (credit: Hannah Foslien /Getty Images)

Roger Goodell: $765M Settlement Is ‘A Significant Amount Of Money’

Goodell is disputing assertions that the league’s $765 million settlement with former players is a paltry sum compared to the sport’s revenues.

09/04/2013

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

NFL To Pay $765M To Settle Concussion Lawsuits

The NFL has reached a tentative $765 million settlement over concussion-related brain injuries among its 18,000 retired players, agreeing to compensate victims, pay for medical exams and underwrite research.

08/29/2013

U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Congress Could ‘Intervene’ On HGH Testing In NFL

Two full NFL seasons have passed — and another is about to begin — without a final agreement on HGH since the August 2011 labor deal paved the way for testing.

08/23/2013

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

NFL Players Association Tentatively Agrees To HGH Testing

The union’s memo says “a computer program will randomly select” five players apiece from eight teams each week to take the blood tests.

08/14/2013

Pro Bowl field  (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

NFL Announces Pro Bowl Player Draft, Nixes AFC-NFC Format

The NFL Pro Bowl will go on as scheduled in 2014. But it won’t be the same. At all.

07/31/2013

Aaron Hernandez (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

NFL Advises Teams On Signing Aaron Hernandez

The NFL told its teams Thursday that any player contract they enter into with Hernandez before charges against him are resolved won’t be approved without a hearing by Commissioner Roger Goodell.

06/28/2013

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