Posted June 21, 2013 on
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The NFL commissioner says the league accepts and is taking a leadership role in improving sports safety at all levels.
Roger Goodell spoke Friday morning to the National PTA convention in Cincinnati. The Parent Teacher Association has urged its members to seek improved head-injury reporting and training in schools.
The National Football League is facing a federal lawsuit over concussion-related injuries by thousands of former players. Goodell says the NFL has taken action to improve the safety of its players.
He says the league also is supporting initiatives to make youth football safer, such as one called Heads Up Football that teaches techniques for young players to avoid head contact.
Goodell urges the school activists to push for children to have properly trained coaches and safe equipment.
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Jacksonville owner Shad Khan says the Jaguars are only focused on the one game a year the NFL wants his team to play in London the next four years.
However, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell recently said the league could ask the Jaguars to play two games a year in London. Khan said Wednesday that he is "going to cross that bridge when we get to it."
Roger Goodell is doing what any commissioner or president of a sports league would when one of his players is being investigated in a criminal case.
He's waiting for the legal process to take its course.
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Jacksonville owner Shad Khan says the Jaguars are only focused on the one game a year the NFL wants his team to play in London the next four years.
However, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell recently said the league could ask the Jaguars to play two games a year in London. Khan said Wednesday that he is ''going to cross that bridge when we get to it.''
Khan was on...
After pushing the NFL draft back into May, commissioner Roger Goodell has plans to potentially move the annual event to a different locale.
Steelers President Art Rooney II has a place in mind.
“Sure, I’d like to see the draft move around (to other cities), and I would love to see it come to Pittsburgh some time,” said Rooney, via the Steelers' official site. “It’s...
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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is keeping tabs on developments in the Aaron Hernandez situation and police investigation of a homicide potentially involving the star New England Patriot.
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According to Alex Marvez of FOXSports.com, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell can suspend Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez even if he’s never charged with a crime. As the legal process unfolds and more information is made public, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is expected to meet with Hernandez to discuss the situation. Goodell has the right to suspend Hernandez under the NFL’s...