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Commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday that he will let the Philadelphia Eagles punish the fourth-year wide receiver, whose racially insensitive comments emerged Wednesday, without additional penalties from the league because of the league's collective bargaining agreement prevents it.

Has Roger Goodell Made the NFL too Soft?

Roger Goodell has been the commissioner of the National Football League since the 2006 season. Since then, there have been some major changes made to rules, player safety, and discipline. Goodell rules with an iron fist to “protect the shield”. Many players over the last 7 years have spoken out against the commissioner publicly. While I agree that Goodell has done his best to...

Goodell: Hernandez saga 'a black eye'

Commissioner Roger Goodell admitted that the Aaron Hernandez saga is bad or the NFL, saying, "It's a black eye," and adding, "It is something we are not proud of."

OSU-NFL mom's clinic focuses on safety

COLUMBUS NFL commissioner Roger Goodell started his Ohio weekend Thursday staring up at Paul Brown and Woody Hayes. If youre going to come to Ohio, youve got to come to Ohio State, dont you? Goodell asked the group of reporters, who waiting to start asking him questions inside the Woody Hayes Athletic Center. Goodell and Ohio State coach Urban Meyer were the featured speakers...

Goodell Address Haslam Situation

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was in Berea Thursday, talking football safety, Haslam, Browns.

Goodell says Browns handling probe

The NFL is standing by Browns owner Jimmy Haslam. With Haslam embroiled in a legal scandal involving his family-owned truck-stop business, Commissioner Roger Goodell expressed his confidence in Cleveland's owner and said the league has no plans to intervene or discipline him at this point. Goodell visited Cleveland's training camp on Thursday to launch a program between...

Training Camp News and Notes: Roger Goodell visits Berea

Today was a big day in Berea with the commissioner in town for a special youth “Heads Up” promotion aimed at teaching football fundamentals to help avoid head injuries. After participating in that, Goodell entered the media scrum to avoid answering much of anything about Jimmy Haslam. It wasn’t at all surprising that Goodell refused to play the “What if?” game with regards...

Goodell: NFL won't punish Cooper

The NFL will not discipline Riley Cooper. Commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday that he will let the Philadelphia Eagles punish the fourth-year wide receiver, whose racially insensitive comments emerged Wednesday, without additional penalties from the league. Goodell said on ESPN's "Mike & Mike in the Morning" that Cooper's comments were "obviously...

While We’re Waiting… Goodell, Meyer and player safety

While We’re Waiting is the daily morning link roundup that WFNY has been serving up for breakfast for the last several years. We hope you enjoy the following recent collection of yummy and nutritious Cleveland sports-related articles. Anything else to add? Email us at “NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has not been a stranger to hypocrisy in his tenure...

Roger Goodell: Jimmy Haslam will be a great owner for the Browns

If Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam was uncomfortable about his standing with the NFL he's probably not anymore after listening to commissioner Roger Goodell speak before the Browns practiced on Thursday. Goodell basically gave Haslam a vote of confidence. Haslam's company Pilot Flying J is under investigation by the FBI for cheating trucking companies out of fuel rebates...

When Will We See The NFL Expand Its Regular Season?

With the 2013 regular season right around the corner, media and fans will once again speculate the thought of an 18 game NFL regular season schedule. While it has been talked about for a while now, nothing has been set in stone. The question seems to be a matter of when, not if at this point.   At the Spring League meeting back in May, commissioner Roger Goodell stated...
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