Jul 21, 2016

NFL to appoint chief medical officer

The NFL will be hiring a full-time chief medical officer to work with team medical staffs, the players’ union and league committees. In a letter sent to the 32 team presidents and obtained by The Associated Press on Wednesday, commissioner Roger Goodell said the ...

Brady ends 'Deflategate'

Jul 16, 2016

Brady ends 'Deflategate'

Tom Brady says he will not ask the U.S. Supreme Court to block his four-game “Deflategate” suspension, ending his fight on Friday in a scandal that tested the power of the NFL commissioner and tarnished the reputation of one of the league’s greatest players. ...

Brady's 'Deflategate' appeal for new hearing gets rejected

Jul 14, 2016

Brady's 'Deflategate' appeal for new hearing gets rejected

Quarterback Tom Brady’s last best chance to avoid serving a four-game “Deflategate” suspension to start the new season was flatly rejected Wednesday by an appeals court. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan issued a one-sentence rejection of requests by the National ...

Apr 28, 2016

Goodell says NFL ready to move on from Deflategate

As far as NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is concerned, the league is ready to move on from “Deflategate.” Speaking two days after a major victory for the NFL in its dispute with New England quarterback Tom Brady and the players’ union, Goodell defended the ...

Feb 17, 2016

Goodell's 2014 earnings revealed

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell earned just over $34 million for 2014, according to the league’s tax filing released Tuesday. That total is actually down a bit from 2013 ($35 million) and 2012, when Goodell collected $44.2 million, including $9 million in bonuses and deferred ...

Goodell backs Chargers, Raiders

Feb 6, 2016

Goodell backs Chargers, Raiders

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell pledged Friday “to do everything possible” to help teams in Oakland and San Diego work to get new stadiums in their current markets. “The league supports both of these teams, but we are working very hard with not only the ...

Oct 20, 2015

NFL to hold hearings on L.A. move

The NFL will hold public hearings later this month in Oakland, St. Louis and San Diego as the league looks into potentially relocating a franchise or two to Los Angeles. The St. Louis hearing will take place on Oct. 27, followed the next day ...

Goodell, owners expected to vote on L.A. relocation

Oct 8, 2015

Goodell, owners expected to vote on L.A. relocation

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell expects owners will vote on franchise relocation to Los Angeles. When is another matter. Goodell said Wednesday the owners expressed interest “in wanting to be there, but also recognize we need to find solutions. Our relocation policy is very important.” ...

Brady, Gronkowski carry Pats in opener

Sep 11, 2015

Brady, Gronkowski carry Pats in opener

Whether sprinting out of the tunnel for warmups, watching former teammates and the Patriots owner carrying Lombardi Trophies, or tearing apart the Steelers, Tom Brady relished every moment of this NFL season opener. “It was a pretty special night,” said Brady, who threw for ...