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NFL 'doubles down' on daily fantasy sports caution

The unmitigated insanity that is the world of daily fantasy sports has taken yet another interesting turn. The two leading DFS operators — DraftKings and FanDuel — have seen numerous challenges over the last few months as states continue to examine whether or not the multi-billion dollar industry is a game of skill or an illegal gambling operation. But the newest court filing...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
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Roger Goodell weighs in on daily fantasy football debate

Daily fantasy football has entered the crosshairs of politicians around the United States, and NFL commissioner is the latest According to ESPN’s Ben Goessling, Goodell said season-long fantasy football is “social” and an “opportunity to enjoy the game,” adding it’s something in which we encourage kids to participate. “Daily fantasy’s taken a little different...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban says Roger Goodell handled Deflategate ‘masterfully’

Roger Goodell’s handling of Deflategate was praised by an unlikely subject in Mark Cuban. Cuban told reporters before Wednesday’s game in Boston that he thought Goodell handled the scandal “masterfully.” “As an owner, it was obvious to me that it was up to Roger Goodell to take the heat and take responsibility,” Cuban told reporters...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

What would Anchorman’s Champ Kind say to Roger Goodell and Bill Belichick?

There have been so many words spilled and hot takes made about Deflategate that it was handily named the second-most annoying sports story ever in an AA reader poll (and that was back in August!), but perhaps the problem is that’s it’s been largely covered by the wrong kind of sports media members. All those investigations of ball pressure, destroyed cell phones, court cases...
Via Awful Announcing
5 days ago  |  Discuss

President Obama amazed by Roger Goodell's salary

By now, it’s known that President Barack Obama is a huge sports fan, particularly those teams from his adopted home town of Chicago, Illinois. It’s also not a secret that, just like those who have held that office before, there are plenty of people who love him and hate him. Someone who knows those same feelings (maybe even more on the hate side) is the commissioner of the NFL...
Via Gamedayr
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Roger Goodell meeting with Yahoo, others to talk about over-the-top NFL Thursday Night Football streaming

With more and more traditional television viewers cutting the cord from cable providers, online streaming services have become as commonplace in America as football on Sundays. Literally. Roger Goodell was in SF today meeting with Yahoo execs, others about potential for adding over-the-top streaming to Thursday game package. — Sam Farmer (@LATimesfarmer) November 18, 2015 With...
Via Awful Announcing
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Kraft spotted chatting with Roger Goodell

Roger Goodell and Robert Kraft apparently can be civil with one another despite the whole Deflategate controversy. The NFL commissioner showed up for Sunday’s New England Patriots-New York Giants game at MetLife Stadium, likely to make an appearance in support of France following the terrorist attacks. The two chatted prior to the game and were...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: NFL getting closer to playing game in Mexico

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell continues to extend the international appeal of the league. His latest move was to send a group of representatives down to Mexico last week to look into the feasibility of playing a game at Azteca Stadium in the 2016 regular season. It’s looking like the event will actually take place, too. Per to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, “the officials...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Leaked transcript of Hardy’s meeting with NFL officials looks bad

Things just keep getting worse for Greg Hardy and the NFL. The Dallas Cowboys defensive end spent nearly the entire 2014 season off the football field and on the Commissioner’s Exempt List allegedly for assaulting his then-girlfriend. Hardy later was acquitted of charges after his accuser dropped them, and in March, 2015, Hardy met with NFL officials to determine the status of...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NFL referee: Goodell’s discipline of officials is PR fix

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots aren’t the only ones who think the NFL is doling out arbitrary punishments. Former NFL referee Scott Green, who officiated Super Bowls XXXVI, XXXVIII and XLIV, wrote a column for USA TODAY on Thursday calling out commissioner Roger Goodell for disciplining officials for a rash of recent obvious errors. Green says it’s a problem with the...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

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