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Report: Aldon Smith will meet with Roger Goodell on August 8th

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter,  49ers linebacker Aldon Smith will meet with NFL commissioner on August 8th. 49ers LB Aldon Smith, facing a significant suspension, is scheduled to meet with Roger Goodell in NY next Friday, Aug. 8, per NFL source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 31, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: '...
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NFL Rumors: Oakland Raiders on the move to Texas?

One of the worst kept secrets in the NFL is the fact that the Oakland Raiders want a new stadium. In the spirit of his late father Al, current Raiders owner Mark Davis is listening to all offers, including from San Antonio. The Raiders have been linked to rumors which would have them eventually return to Los Angeles, the nation’s second-largest television market. Preliminary discussions...
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Roger Goodell Fines Ray Rice’s Wife $500,000 for Her Role in Getting Knocked Out

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, facing criticism he did not punish Ray Rice enough for knocking out his then-fiancee and dragging her unconscious body into a casino hotel lobby, expanded his punishment and hit Janay Rice with a $500,000 fine. She will also be banned from attending all Ravens games for the entire 2014 season.  “Many in the media as well as our fans have said that...
Via Sports Pickle
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rice’s wife pleaded with Goodell for light punishment

Ray Rice has been suspended for the first two games of the regular season for his involvement in a domestic violence incident with his wife Janay Palmer at a casino over the winter. Given that the public was shown a video of Rice dragging an unconscious Palmer out of an elevator and police reportedly had […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Roger Goodell thinks of Irsay when suspending Rice

Via 110 Nation Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago or Los Angeles? Which city will host the 2015 NFL Draft

The NFL Draft, held in New York City every year since 1965, will have a new home for the 80th edition in 2015. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said on Thursday that New York City is no longer in the running to host next year’s draft, leaving Chicago and Los Angeles as the remaining finalists. I […] The post Chicago or Los Angeles? Which city will host the 2015 NFL Draft appeared...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders May Become Tenants at Levi’s Stadium

When NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says that the Oakland Raiders could play at the new home of the San Francisco 49ers, he doesn’t just mean their Week 14 meeting on December 7th. Roger Goodell Says The 49ers & Raiders Could Share Levi's Stadium – 49ers & Raiders Fans Disagree: via @ChatSports — San Francisco 49ers (@Chat49ers) July 18, 2014...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL narrows down potential hosts for 2015 Draft to two cities

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell told reporters on Thursday that they have narrowed the field of host cities for the 2015 NFL Draft to Chicago and Los Angeles, per Sam Farmer. There has been talk that NFL could take the draft on the road and host in multiple cities given the level of interest in the event and the fact that Radio City Music reportedly informed the league that they...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Roger Goodell hints the Raiders could play at Levis Stadium

During the 49ers ribbon cutting ceremony for Levis Stadium,  NFL commissioner Roger Goodell hinted that the Raiders could end up playing at the Niners’ new stadium in the future. Goodell on Raiders (1/2): "They have to make that determination, whether they're in a new stadium in Oakland or whether they feel that … — Bay Area Sports Guy (@BASportsGuy) July 17, 2014...
Via Pro Football Zone
14 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL teams split more than $6 billion in revenue last season

Anyone worried how all the bad press the NFL has gotten for its treatment of former players and worries about concussions would impact the league’s bottom line can stop worrying. It’s doing just fine. According to financials released by the Green Bay Packers on Thursday afternoon, the NFL’s teams split more than $6 billion between them last season, which was a record amount...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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