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 ...

Goodell wants to keep final say on discipline

Sep 9, 2015

Goodell wants to keep final say on discipline

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is willing to lessen his role in the player discipline process, but he’s still reluctant to give up final say. Goodell told ESPN Radio on Tuesday morning the league resists third-party arbitration. The players union wants disciplinary power now held ...

Brady addresses Deflategate ruling in post

Sep 5, 2015

Brady addresses Deflategate ruling in post

NFL Tom Brady posted a statement on Facebook on Friday night, a day after U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman vacated the New England quarterback’s four-game suspension in the Deflategate scandal. Brady and the defending Super Bowl champion Patriots will open the season at ...

Brady sacks Goodell in court

Sep 4, 2015

Brady sacks Goodell in court

Tom Brady learned Thursday he will start the season on the field after a judge lifted the league’s four-game suspension of the star quarterback for a scandal over deflated footballs, saying he was treated unfairly by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. The league quickly appealed. ...