Roger Goodell Visited A Virtual Reality Lab To ‘Learn About Empathy’

Critics of Roger Goodell — and there are a lot of them — probably think the NFL commissioner operates in an alternate universe. For a brief moment recently, that actually was true. According to SB Nation, Goodell took a break from handing his players suspensions to visit Stanford University, where he tried his hand with virtual reality devices at the Virtual Human Interaction...
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Investigation of another NFL health adviser underway

A day after seeing one notable NFL doctor allegedly nudged into retirement, word is out a second NFL health adviser is now under investigation for allegedly trying to influence a government study on football and brain disease, according to a report from ESPN on Thursday. Dr. Richard Ellenbogen, a co-chairman of the National Football League’s Head, Neck, and Spine Committee is...
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Suspended WR Josh Gordon meets with Roger Goodell

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon hasn’t played in a NFL game since December of 2014, finding himself suspended for violating the league’s substance abuse policy multiple times since. The NFL’s leading receiver from back in 2013 cannot apply for reinstatement until August. Though, he took a crucial step in the process by meeting with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell...
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Goodell again reaches out to Eli Apple's mom, this time in tweet

First it was brownies delivery, now a Twitter shout-out? It looks like a possible BFF situation is developing here.  Roger Goodell may suffer from something of a public image issue, but he clearly has one person on his side: Annie Apple, budding NFL-related media darling and mother to New York Giants rookie cornerback Eli Apple. The NFL commissioner, hardly a prolific user of...
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Roger Goodell’s Latest Reaction To Deflategate Won’t Win Over Any New Fans

Tom Brady’s fight against Deflategate ended Friday, but apparently the NFL moved on “a long time ago.” The New York Post’s Bart Hubbuch tracked down NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Monday to get his reaction to Brady giving up his fight against the four-game Deflategate suspension, which apparently hasn’t been on the mind of the league for some time now. I just...
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Report: Brady grants NFLPA permission to continue appeal

Tom Brady will sit out the first four games of the upcoming NFL season, but Deflategate hasn’t officially been put to rest quite yet. The New England Patriots quarterback has granted the NFL Players Association permission to continue fighting his four-game suspension, a source told ProFootballTalk’s Mike Florio, even after announcing he is done doing so himself. “The reality...
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NFL commish Goodell not a fan of player cameos on HBO show "Ballers"

HBO’s Ballers has quite a few NFL players who make cameos on the show, owing to the show’s popularity as well as the clout of the main producer, Mark Wahlberg. On Mike & Mike today, Wahlberg said that Roger Goodell has tried to stop NFL players from making their infrequent cameos on the show despite all of the good press for it. Here are some of his remarks: “The first...
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NFLPA rips 'broken system' after denial of Tom Brady appeal

The battle between Tom Brady and the NFL is far from over. The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals struck another blow to Brady’s camp Wednesday by denying the New England Patriots quarterback’s petition to have his four-game Deflategate suspension reheard en banc. But the NFL Players’ Association was quick to fire back, delivering a harsh response to the ruling in a statement...
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NFLPA fires back at NFL over Al Jazeera investigation

In response to the NFL’s desire to investigate players named in an Al Jazeera report that named them as potential HGH users, the NFLPA has released a statement. “The NFL has chosen to initiate an investigation of these players based upon now-recanted statements that appeared in an Al Jazeera report," the statement, which was released on Monday, read. "The NFLPA requested from...
Via Sportsnaut
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Report: Goodell pushing to keep Raiders in Oakland

Roger Goodell threw some ice cold water on the Raiders to Las Vegas talk when he pushed Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf to consider a new stadium proposal, which is being spearheaded by Ronnie Lott and Rodney Peete. The San Francisco Chronicle‘s Matier & Ross are reporting Schaaf will be meeting with the investment group next week. Lott and Peete are the public faces of a local...
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June 06, 2016  |  Discuss

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