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Shannon Sharpe: NFL should ban Richie Incognito, send ‘strongest of messages’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNFL Commissioner Roger Goodell must drop the hammer by issuing lengthy suspensions in the wake of the independent investigative findings issued by Ted Wells on Friday. That was the conclusion Hall of Fame tight end Shannon Sharpe shared with USA …Greg Cote: Official report concludes Dolphins’ Bullygate saga for now, but …MiamiHerald.comHarbaugh never doubted […]

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Goodell promotes playoff expansion… again – Cincy Jungle

Cincy JungleNFL Commissioner Roger Goodell spoke during Friday’s Super Bowl XLVIII news conference, highlighting the benefits of expanding the field in the playoffs by two teams (one per conference). Make no mistake about it. The NFL is here to make money.Roger Goodell: NFL hears opponents of Washington Redskins’ nicknameWashington PostNFL’s Goodell envisions changes, more playoff […]

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Goodell: NFL would consider allowing medical marijuana – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW YORK – Commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday the NFL would consider allowing athletes to use marijuana to treat concussions and other head injuries if medical experts deemed it a legitimate solution. Appearing with General Electric CEO Jeff …Roger Goodell: NFL Will Consider Marijuana Use If It Helps ConcussionsNESN.comSuper Bowl 2014: Roger Goodell says […]

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Leslie Frazier, Joe Philbin, Ron Rivera, Mike Smith On The NFL Coaches Subcommittee

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has placed Minnesota Vikings Head Coach Leslie Frazier, Miami Dolphins Head Coach Joe Philbin, Carolina Panthers Head Coach Ron Rivera, and Atlanta Falcons Head Coach Mike Smith on the the Coaches Subcommittee of the NFL Competition Committee. The subcommittee, chaired by Oakland Raiders Pro Football Hall of Fame coach John Madden, […]

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Mike Tomlin: Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach On NFL Competition Committee

Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin has expertly guided his team to its position of being constantly competitive annually. Now, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has rewarded Coach Tomlin with a seat on the NFL Competition Committee. Here’s the press release: Head coach MIKE TOMLIN of the Pittsburgh Steelers has been named to the NFL Competition […]

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Sean Payton: NFL’s Official Statement On Saints Coach

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell officially reinstated New Orleans Saints Head Coach Sean Peyton in the wake of the Saint’s “BountyGate” scandal. Here’s the official statement on that action by the NFL: Following a meeting yesterday with New Orleans Saints Head Coach Sean Payton, Commissioner Roger Goodell has reinstated Coach Payton from his season-long suspension, effective […]

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NFL TV Agreements Extended To 2022

The NFL released a press announcement today explaining that the Sunday broadcast television packages with CBS, FOX and NBC have been extended nine years to 2022. Here’ the NFL’s statement: The National Football League has agreed to nine-year extensions of its Sunday broadcast television packages with CBS, FOX and NBC that will keep NFL games […]

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Women’s Professional Soccer Needs Politically Smart Leadership

The problem with Women’s Professional Soccer isn’t demand for the women’s version of the game, or any overblown disconnect between stars like Hope Solo and Abby Wambach, and the rest of the players, but with poor leadership. Women’s Professional Soccer has not been blessed with the kind of commissioners that are adept politicians and marketers […]

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James Harrison – Steelers LB Disses Roger Goodell, NFL Commissioner

Steelers Linebacker James Harrison has went totally off the chain in his dis of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. In Men’s Journal, which follows the trend of making news by using over-the-top interviews (think the classic Rolling Stone Megan Fox Interview of 2010), Harrison not only calls Goodell “stupid” and a “crook” and a “devil,” and […]