Robert Kraft on Deflategate: ‘I don’t hold grudges, but I never forget’

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft once considered himself friends with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. The two have been seen as chummy for the better part of Kraft’s tenure as the Patriots’ owner.That all changed when the NFL punished the Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady for their alleged role in the Deflategate scandal during the 2015 playoffs.Speaking up about the...
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Raw video footage captures Roger Goodell walking away from Boston airport without hassle

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell may be public enemy number one in Boston and the entire New England region, but we are happy to report he managed to make his way through Logan International Airport without so much as a scratch. Yes, the most hated man among New England Patriots fans may be unmercifully booed any time his name is mentioned in their presence and players like Rob Gronkowski...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Roger Goodell lands in Boston without incident

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is not a very popular guy in New England. He became a hated man by Patriots fans nationwide after he suspended quarterback Tom Brady for four games in 2016 due to the whole “Deflategate” scandal. Per an ESPN report, it was even suggested by Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski that he didn’t think Goodell could “even land in the airport in Boston...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell makes it through the Boston airport

Now that the NFL has relaxed its celebration rules, perhaps Roger Goodell could have done some kind of touchdown dance after making it through Logan International Airport without any grief.Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski said that the commissioner wouldn’t even be able to land in the city after the whole Deflategate mess. But according to, Goodell made it through safe...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Pittsburgh Steelers are still not a fan of Roger Goodell

Yes, Roger Goodell made one Pittsburgh Steelers player’s year by changing the celebration rules, but that doesn’t mean he’s won back the hearts of Steelers’ fans. As excited as everyone is to see Antonio Brown dance his butt off in the endzone this season, Roger Goodell still leaves a bad taste in the mouths of […] The Pittsburgh Steelers are still not a fan of Roger Goodell...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell: Friendship with Robert Kraft ‘was never strained’

The friendship between NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft without question hit several rough patches throughout the course of the protracted Deflategate saga. But it certainly appears that the two may be headed toward a reconciliation of sorts.Goodell joined Kraft in Jerusalem on Tuesday for the opening of the Kraft Family Sports Complex and...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Brown: ‘Best commissioner,’ Roger Goodell told me to celebrate more

Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Antonio Brown has been fined multiple times by the NFL for his touchdown celebrations, but that’s all about to change. No. 84 was visiting with commissioner Roger Goodell Monday, and he posted a video of the two of them together. The caption on the video reads, “Commissioner told me to celebrate more,” and in the video Brown calls Goodell, “the...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell disputes that Colin Kaepernick is blackballed

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is unsurprisingly disputing those who believe there is a concerted effort to keep Colin Kaepernick off an NFL roster.Speaking at a “Rams All-Access” event in Los Angeles, Goodell argued that teams passing on Kaepernick were making a football decision, and that the choice is not related to the quarterback's national anthem protests in 2016.“All...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Sports & Politics Intersect: White House invites dominate championship talk

Front Five: The top stories that shaped both sports & politics this week “All I know is I would personally do the right thing for me.” - Steph Curry While trips to the White House after title wins have never been without controversy, this week three different teams made news around the tradition. In the immediate hours after the Golden State Warriors won the NBA Finals...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL players will still be penalized for dunking on goal posts

The NFL announced this week that it is relaxing its rules regarding touchdown celebrations, but that does not mean Jimmy Graham will be able to turn the clock back to 2013.According to Kevin Seifert of, dunking the ball through the goal posts will still result in a 15-yard penalty. While Roger Goodell is clearly trying to prove to fans that he is willing to allow players...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 25, 2017  |  Discuss

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