Roger Goodell Cites Stadium Size While Claiming There’s No Competitive Imbalance For Teams With Fans In Stands

Roger Goodell announced this week that all the NFL higher-ups are in agreement that allowing fans in the stands for some teams, and not others, does not create a competitive imbalance. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk wrote on Wednesday that the commissioner pointed to the fact that stadiums around the league already have different […]

NFL News: Roger Goodell Says He Encourages Teams To Sign Colin Kaepernick

Days after acknowledging that the NFL may have mishandled its response to Colin Kaepernick and other players kneeling during the national anthem, the league’s commissioner, Roger Goodell, said he is all for the idea of teams signing the free-agent quarterback to a contract. As quoted by Bleacher Report, Goodell appeared on ESPN’s The Return of […]

President Trump Fires Back At NFL’s Roger Goodell After Leagues Statement On Race

On Sunday night, President Donald Trump used Twitter to take issue with National Football League (NFL) Commissioner Roger Goodell’s recent statements on race and Black Lives Matter, Yahoo Sports reported. Last Friday, in the wake of the nationwide George Floyd protests, Goodell issued a statement that addressed issues of racism that, in his words, the […]

Roger Goodell Says NFL Was ‘Wrong For Not Listening’ To Players Who Took A Knee In Peaceful Protest

In a video posted to the official NFL Twitter account on Friday, commissioner Roger Goodell said that the league had handled players’ peaceful protests poorly, adding that it does support such activities, The Washington Post reported. Goodell started his statement by acknowledging that the past week has been hard for the country, especially black people. […]

Roger Goodell’s NFL Draft Day Headquarters Will Be His ‘Man Cave,’ Which Was Previously ‘Filled With Dolls’

Roger Goodell has a “man cave” from which he’ll be attending the 2020 NFL Draft, a room that wasn’t always football-oriented. On Thursday morning, the NFL Commissioner revealed his spot for the big event, but first he had to remove all the dolls that once filled the room from one end to the other. The […]

Football Fans Will Still Get To Boo Roger Goodell During The Virtual NFL Draft — And It’s For A Good Cause

The 2020 NFL Draft may be going into unchartered waters with an all-virtual event due to restrictions from the coronavirus, but at least one time-honored tradition will live on — fans booing Roger Goodell. Football fans loudly voicing their displeasure for the NFL commissioner has become a fixture at the draft, with Goodell walking to […]

Super Bowl 2020 Will Pay Tribute To Kobe Bryant, Shaq Still Throwing His Party To Honor His Friend

In 2018, a video of Kobe Bryant celebrating the Eagles Super Bowl victory went viral. Now the deceased sports icon — and die-hard Eagles fan — will be honored at Super Bowl 2020. The sports world has been in mourning since news broke of the tragic helicopter accident which took the lives of Bryant, his […]

NFL Rumors: League Should Ban New England Patriots From Playoffs After Video Scandal, Columnist Says

The NFL should bar the New England Patriots from competing in the playoffs after their latest alleged cheating scandal, a columnist says. Gregg Doyel of the Indianapolis Star is calling for the league to come down hard on the Patriots after the team’s film crew was caught illegally taping the Cincinnati Bengals sidelines last week. […]

New Orleans Comes Alive For ‘Boycott Bowl’ As Saints Fans Avoid Super Bowl LIII At All Costs

When the NFC Championship Game came to an end, the Los Angeles Rams were on their way to Super Bowl LIII, but the focus was elsewhere. Near the end of the game, the New Orleans Saints were victims of a non-call, which the NFL admitted was a mistake and that it was a “blown” situation. […]

UFC Head Dana White Says NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Is Underpaid For The Worst Job In Sports

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell receives $31.7 million per year. The amount may seem exorbitant for some but for UFC head Dana White, Goodell’s compensation is too small given the kind of job that he has. In an interview with TMZ about football’s latest controversy that involved a cheerleader kneeling during the national anthem, White said […]

Kareem Hunt Was Reportedly Engaged In A Physical Altercation At An Ohio Resort

Kareem Hunt, running back for the Kansas City Chiefs, was reportedly involved in a physical altercation with an unknown man. The dispute took place at Bay Lodging Resort in Put-In-Bay, Ohio over the weekend. Hunt had been seen partying it up in several photographs. Everything was fine until Sunday morning, when he was overheard arguing […]

NFL Polled Fans About Colin Kaepernick Prior To The 2017 Season To Measure Effects Of Anthem Protests

In a quest to discover how fans felt about the national anthem protests started by Colin Kaepernick followed by his seemingly subsequent unemployment, the NFL reportedly hired a Washington consulting firm to poll its fanbase prior to the 2017 season. According to Charles Robinson at Yahoo Sports, the league enlisted the services of The Glover […]

NFL News: League Considering Penalties For Teams Who Kneel During The National Anthem

The NFL owners gathered together on Tuesday to discuss something that many may have thought was a thing of the past – the kneeling during the National Anthem situation. After three hours discussing it in Atlanta, it was obvious that it hadn’t been forgotten and is actually a big enough issue to bring about a […]

Secret Tape Of Owners Meeting Reveals That Teams Feared What Trump Would Say If Kaepernick Protests Continued

Colin Kaepernick’s collusion case may have gotten a boost from a leaked tape of the NFL owners meeting that took place in October. Commissioner Roger Goodell wanted to keep the meeting “confidential” but it appears to have been taped. The New York Times obtained an audiotape of the proceedings and it reveals that the owners […]

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Signs Contract Extension Despite Jerry Jones Trying To Derail It

The future of Roger Goodell as the NFL commissioner has been up in the air recently, as Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was thought to be derailing the process. However, Pro Football Talk has confirmed that Goodell has signed a contract extension that was approved by the NFL’s compensation committee. According to the Los Angeles […]

NFL ‘Powerless’ Against Jerry Jones’ Objection To Roger Goodell’s Contract Extension, Analyst Says

The power struggle between the NFL and its most influential team owner, Jerry Jones, has been making headlines recently. Analysts believe that the drama could further damage the league’s popularity as its TV ratings continue to decline. Jones is reportedly opposing the decision of the NFL’s compensation committee to extend Commissioner Roger Goodell’s contract, and […]

Roger Goodell Contract: Report Claims New Demands Include $50M, Private Jet, Family Lifetime Health Insurance

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell reportedly went above and beyond with his list of demands for his new contract — and quickly became a target on social media for mockery and tweeted punchlines as a result! According to Bleacher Report, Goodell (who first became the NFL commissioner in 2006) is asking for a $49.5 million salary […]

NFL Won’t Change National Anthem Policy, Players Will Be Allowed To Take A Knee

The National Football League (NFL) will not require players to stand for the national anthem, in contrast to earlier remarks made by Commissioner Roger Goodell that players “should” be required to stand for the song. As the New York Post reports, Goodell and NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice F. Smith issued a joint statement […]

NFL Blasts Trump’s Twitter Statement: Roger Goodell Not ‘Demanding That All Players STAND’ For National Anthem

Early in the morning on Wednesday, October 11, at 6:47 a.m., President Donald Trump took to his Twitter account to once again amp up the NFL National Anthem controversy. As seen in the below tweet, Trump wrote that it was “about time” Roger Goodell demanded all NFL players stand for “our great National Anthem” and […]

Roger Goodell On Verge Of Signing Contract Extension Through 2024

Daniel Kaplan, a writer for the Sports Business Journal, was the first to report the news that Commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL are close to agreeing to a new contract extension. This agreement would be a new five-year extension that would be extremely similar to the last one he got. The extension would run […]

NFL News: New Celebration Rule Approved

The NFL has been criticized for its strict officiating over recent years and has been relabeled as the “No Fun League”. One of a few rule changes that were approved for the 2017-2018 NFL season on Tuesday may have people rethink that nickname. The NFL will now allow players to perform celebrations after scoring touchdowns […]

Roger Goodell Caught On Video Wiping A Booger On Disabled Girl At NFL Draft

Roger Goodell had a rough night at the NFL Draft, but not as bad as the disabled girl who appeared to get a booger wiped on her by the NFL Commissioner. Between being booed every time he stepped to the podium to announce picks at the draft, Goodell had a viral moment when he appeared […]

While Marijuana Use Among NFL Players Remains High, Roger Goodell Continues Ban On Cannabis

For the most part, marijuana has been accepted by the majority of Americans, with more than half of the U.S. legalizing the plant in some form. However, the National Football League, particularly Roger Goodell, wants to keep cannabis away from professional football, at least for now. During an interview on ESPN’s Mike and Mike show, […]

Dallas Cowboys News: Jerry Jones Wants NFL To Stop Testing For Marijuana Use

Even though the saga of Tony Romo has been in the spotlight for the Dallas Cowboys, there is much more going on with team owner Jerry Jones. Everyone thought that there would be some kind of decision made on the veteran quarterback at the NFL owner meetings last week, but that simply didn’t happen. Still, […]

Tom Brady Bans Dad From Talking To Media After His Spew About Roger Goodell

Tom Brady is not ashamed of what his father did, but he’d prefer his father, Tom Brady Sr., refrain from speaking to the media. With the Super Bowl just days away, Brady told the media that he has banned his father from talking to them. Brady didn’t say enough to determine if he was appreciative […]

Los Angeles Rams Break Ground On New NFL Stadium

The NFL’s newest arena officially began construction as the Los Angeles Rams broke ground on their $2.6-billion stadium project. L.A. Rams owner Stan Kroenke and others shoveled dirt to signify the beginning of a privately financed stadium that is expected to cost more than any other, according to the Los Angeles Times. Groundbreaking Ceremony Held […]

NFL: Cam Newton And Roger Goodell Have Great Meeting

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton said he had a great discussion with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell this week. Cam Newton meets with Commissioner Roger Goodell 📰 | — Carolina Panthers (@Panthers) November 3, 2016 Newton said he and the commissioner had a great discussion, according to “I got my point across. He […]

Oakland Raiders: Aldon Smith Applies For Reinstatement, Mario Edwards Jr. Could Return Too

Oakland Raiders edge rusher Aldon Smith has applied for reinstatement, according to Raiders’ general manager Reggie McKenzie,and Mario Edwards Jr. could return from injury too. McKenzie said Smith is doing well via an interview with the San Francisco Chronicle. However, he did not give any timetable for the 27-year-old Smith’s return to the Raiders. “That […]

Oakland Raiders: Mark Davis Wants Las Vegas, NFL’s Roger Goodell Wants Bay

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he’s going to do everything in his power to help the Oakland Raiders stay despite owner Mark Davis plotting relocation to Las Vegas. Goodell said the league would love the Raiders to stay in Oakland after the NFL owners’ meetings on Wednesday, according to CBS Sports. “We still don’t have […]

Hillary Clinton’s Health: What The Lastest Batch Of Emails Has Revealed

Hillary Clinton’s health has been a very hot topic of conversation and speculation in recent weeks, and a few of the emails found within the latest batch of 15,000 released by Wikileaks poses more questions about the former first lady’s well-being. According to The Political Insider, one set of emails reveals that Clinton asked one […]

Josh Norman On Roger Goodell: ‘He’s Straight Horrible’

Josh Norman may be best known for his run-in with Odell Beckham Jr. last season, but the outspoken cornerback held nothing back recently when discussing NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell as well as his own self-confidence as a player. In the latest issue of ESPN the Magazine, Norman brought some candid takes to the interview. He […]

Roger Goodell: Why He Needs To Resign

Roger Goodell is never shy when it comes to being in the spotlight, especially since “deflategate” happened. Since that was unraveled, it was clear that Goodell was on a mission to make a statement. His statement was not to New England Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady, but to the rest of the NFL players. Recently, Brady […]

2016 NFL Rule Changes: Owners Approve, Players And Coaches Not On Board

Rule changes for the upcoming 2016 NFL season were approved and announced Wednesday by NFL ownership and Commissioner Roger Goodell at the annual NFL owners meeting. NFL announces rule changes for 2016, including moving up touchbacks to the 25-yard line — B/R Gridiron (@brgridiron) March 23, 2016 And despite heavy protest from league […]

Richard Sherman: Seahawks Cornerback Calls NFL’s Roger Goodell ‘A Suit’

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is pretty vocal on and off the field. However, this time, Sherman is calling out NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. Sherman had harsh words for the commissioner over new policy proposal on ejecting players after getting two unsportsmanlike conduct penalties. At an NFL owners meeting this week, the leagues competition committee […]

NFL Putting Team In London? League Denies BBC Report — But Roger Goodell Said The Same Thing

A story by the BBC stating that an NFL executive predicted a National Football league franchise team in London, England, within the next six years caused sent a buzz through the football world Wednesday morning. But by Wednesday afternoon, the NFL shot down the report, saying that whole thing had been a big misundertstanding. There […]

Rachel Nichols Returning To Mothership: Spurns Turner To Re-Join ESPN

As first reported on the Twitter feed of Vanity Fair’s Jim Miller, Rachel Nichols is returning to ESPN. later confirmed the story that Nichols is Bristol-bound once again to serve as an anchor and reporter. She is expected to embark on her new role early next year. Nichols previously spent a 10-year stint with […]

Frank Gifford’s Family Says CTE Found In Brain, Still Supports NFL

Late NFL Hall of Famer Frank Gifford was suffering obvious symptoms of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, his family said, and donated his brain to science in the hopes of furthering understanding of brain injuries. The Gifford family recently released a statement saying that CTE symptoms were found in Gifford’s brain, admitting that they “made the difficult […]

NFL Rumors Round-Up: Roger Goodell To Have His Role In Player Discipline Reduced

The NFL and the NFL Players Association are reportedly in talks about reducing commissioner Roger Goodell’s role in player disciplinary process according to the Washington Post. “I never talk about collective bargaining during the process,” NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith said. “I think the only good news is that we continue to talk. We continue […]

New Greg Hardy Pictures Show Battered Ex-Girlfriend After Beating, Will Cowboys Defensive End Be Expelled From NFL? [Graphic Photos]

New Greg Hardy pictures show the level of violence the Cowboys defensive end allegedly unleashed against his ex-girlfriend, Nicole Holder, more than a year ago. Deadspin published a series of disturbing Greg Hardy pictures, allegedly showing Holder was beaten to a pulp on the night in question. According to Deadspin, they reached out to Holder […]

Greg Hardy Could Face Punishment From NFL If Dallas Cowboys Don’t Act

Greg Hardy may not receive any repercussions from a 2014 domestic violence incident from the Dallas Cowboys, but will the NFL step in and punish the player after Deadspin released the photographs of the victim from the police report? While there is no precedent for a second punishment for a single offense, it could be […]

New England Patriots Deflategate News: Goodell Claims Unlimited Powers, Blasts Judge In New Appeal Brief

The New England Patriots “Deflategate” affair had seemingly fallen by the wayside in recent weeks, with the 2015 National Football League regular season nearing its halfway point, and a federal judge’s decision overturning the league’s four-game suspension of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady shortly before the season began. But, like a zombie, Deflategate is back from […]

Cleveland Browns’ Johnny Manziel Heading For Paid Leave Amid NFL Probe?

Cleveland Browns fans may have felt they were dreaming when the flashy Johnny Manziel was selected by the team in the first round of the 2014 draft. But, the dream Cleveland Browns fans have about the former Texas A&M quarterback a year after Manziel joined the team is more like the nightmare variety than a […]

Terry Bradshaw: Domestic Violence By NFL’s Greg Hardy Enabled By Roger Goodell, Cowboys’ Jerry Jones [Video]

According to Fox football analyst Terry Bradshaw, domestic violence in the NFL is being enabled by people like NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. Bradshaw’s rant on this topic was part of the FOX NFL Sunday pregame show, and he highlighted how woman beaters like the Cowboys’ Greg Hardy are still […]

NFL Preseason Rumors: Will NFL Really Cut Down Number Of Preseason Games?

NFL preseason rumors suggest the league could cut back the number of games. The NFL may also increase the number of playoff games in a tradeoff to continue making revenue for the same length of time. A report from NBC Sports indicates that the NFL is working to calculate the financial hit that would occur […]

New England Patriots News: ‘Coup’ To Oust Goodell Led To ESPN Pats Hit Piece, NBC Reporter Hints

An ESPN article earlier this week containing dozens of rumors about supposed cheating by the New England Patriots may be related to an internal National Football League coup to kick Roger Goodell out as NFL commissioner, a top reporter for the NBC network suggested Friday. The ESPN piece was written with an agenda, according to […]

Ben Roethlisberger Isn’t Surprised Tom Brady Beat Roger Goodell In Court

Count Ben Roethlisberger as one of those who isn’t remotely surprised that Tom Brady was able to beat Roger Goodell when it came to the severity of the suspension. Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger certainly knows a thing or two about going up against Goodell when it comes to disciplinary action, and it appears the […]

Tom Brady Issues Statement: ‘To A Large Degree, We Have All Lost’

NFL star Tom Brady opened up about having his four-game suspension erased by a federal judge in a recent Facebook post. Tom Brady ‘grateful’ for appeal win but says legal saga not good for sport – via @ESPN App — scott mescudi (@shemoansnutella) September 5, 2015 Perhaps one of the biggest highlights of the […]

New England Patriots Rumors: Roger Goodell To Hide From Pats Fans, Will Duck Season-Opening Game

When the New England Patriots take the field at Gillette Stadium for the National Football League 2015 season opener on September 10, they will have future Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady on the field. But there will be one conspicuous absence from the festivities, which will also see the Patriots unveil a banner marking […]

Tom Brady Sketch Artist Gets Another Chance When QB Appears In Court In Deflategate Case

The woman who drew the now-infamous Tom Brady sketch had another chance to get it right when the New England Patriots quarterback made a court appearance Monday in the continuing so-called Deflategate scandal. Normally, these legal professionals go mostly unnoticed and work in complete anonymity. When Jane Rosenberg was tasked with drawing Tom Brady during […]

Deflategate Cover-Up: NFL Stonewalled On Actual Ball-Deflation Numbers, NBC Reporter Says

The so-called “Deflategate” scandal began in earnest on January 20, when Chris Mortensen, a veteran NFL reporter who serves as the top National Football League “insider” for ESPN, posted a Twitter message stating that 11 of 12 footballs used by the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game two days earlier had been underinflated […]