Even by the pro athlete’s subterranean standards, the Ray Rice video was shocking. He made no effort to heal or cradle or care for his unconscious fiancee.
Forever high on hubris, the sport is pondering extra games, playoff teams, and new franchises, perhaps in London or Los Angeles. And it feels like all are in the name of profit, not principle.
The National Football League and CBS announced Wednesday that the network will produce and air Thursday Night Football for the 2014 season.
A company tied to St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke has purchased a prime piece of land in the Los Angeles area amid speculation the NFL franchise is considering a return to the city it left for the Midwest nearly two decades ago.
The NFL and the referees’ union have reached a tentative contract agreement, ending an impasse that began in June when the league locked out the officials and used replacements instead.
Just because we haven’t talked much lately about the NFL possibly moving to Los Angeles, that doesn’t mean commissioner Roger Goodell has forgotten about it. That’s evident by what we see here in this L.A. Times report about a memo sent out by Goodell for franchises who possibly are considering making the move west (or, in the Chargers case, north).
Suspended Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma filed a defamation lawsuit Thursday against NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, claiming the league’s top executive made false statements that tarnished Vilma’s reputation and hindered his ability to earn a living playing football.
Minnesota’s latest stadium snag has the NFL publicly questioning the state’s interest in keeping the Vikings and league Commissioner Roger Goodell is concerned enough that he’s coming for another visit.
Commissioner Roger Goodell says if the NFL puts a team in Los Angeles, it is probable the league would expand to 34 franchises.
Terrelle Pryor’s five-game suspension has been upheld by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
NFL owners have voted in favor of a tentative agreement to end the lockout, pending player approval.
Significant progress on a major sticking point in the NFL labor impasse — soaring rookie salaries — during marathon talks Thursday raised hopes that a tentative agreement in principle could perhaps come within 24 hours, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.
NFL Reinstates Lockout, Effective Immediately.
A member of the players’ negotiating team says the union and the NFL have agreed to a 24-hour extension in labor talks.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, expressing his frustration over the lack of progress in labor talks, says, “It’s time to get to the table and negotiate.”