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Running back Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Keidel: Ray Rice Another Crack In NFL Shield

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.

02/21/2014

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Keidel: NFL Mansions And Expansions

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.

02/07/2014

SAN DIEGO, CA - DECEMBER 22: Running back Ryan Mathews #24 of the San Diego Chargers receives the ball from quarterback Philip Rivers #17 against the Oakland Raiders at Qualcomm Stadium on December 22, 2013 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

CBS To Air ‘Thursday Night Football’ For 2014 Season

The National Football League and CBS announced Wednesday that the network will produce and air Thursday Night Football for the 2014 season.

CBS Los Angeles–02/05/2014

Commissioner Roger Goodell Press Conference

Goodell On Kroenke’s New Inglewood Lot: There Are No Plans Of Stadium Development

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.

01/31/2014

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NFL Reaches Agreement With Referees

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.

09/26/2012

Commissioner Roger Goodell Press Conference

Roger Goodell Issues Guidelines For Teams Wanting To Move To L.A.

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).

06/29/2012

Jonathan Vilma #51 of the New Orleans Saints calls a defensive play during a game against the Indianapolis Colts being held at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on October 23, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Saints defeated the Colts 62-7. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Saints’ Vilma Sues Roger Goodell For Defamation

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.

05/17/2012

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Vikings Close To Coming To Los Angeles?

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.

04/19/2012

Commissioner Roger Goodell Press Conference

Goodell Likely To Expand NFL To 34 Teams If LA Gets Franchise

Commissioner Roger Goodell says if the NFL puts a team in Los Angeles, it is probable the league would expand to 34 franchises.

02/02/2012

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Goodell Denies Pryor’s Appeal Of 5-Game Suspension

Terrelle Pryor’s five-game suspension has been upheld by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

09/30/2011

Commissioner Roger Goodell Press Conference

AP: Players Not Likely To Vote On Thursday To End NFL Lockout

NFL owners have voted in favor of a tentative agreement to end the lockout, pending player approval.

07/21/2011

NFL Lockout Looms As Negotiations Reach Final Day

NFL Could Reach Settlement In Next 24 Hours

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.

07/14/2011

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NFL Reinstates Lockout, Effective Immediately

NFL Reinstates Lockout, Effective Immediately.

04/29/2011

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NFL, Union Agree To 24-Hour Deadline Extension

A member of the players’ negotiating team says the union and the NFL have agreed to a 24-hour extension in labor talks.

03/03/2011

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NFL Commissioner Frustrated On Labor Front

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.”

01/18/2011