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Report: Rice's wife made case to Goodell for lesser punishment

On Thursday, the NFL suspended Ravens running back Ray Rice for the first two games of the 2014 season. The punishment, which was widely criticized as too lenient, was handed down months after Rice was indicted on a third-degree assault charge following a physical incident with his now-wife, Janay Palmer, at an Atlantic City hotel. But a source told the's Peter King...
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Roger Goodell thinks of Irsay when suspending Rice

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Report: Aldon Smith will meet with Roger Goodell soon

49ers linebacker Aldon Smith will meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in the coming weeks about his off the field issues, according to Bill Williamson of According to an NFL source, Smith is expected to fly to New York sometime in the near future. It could be as soon as next week, although an exact date has not been set. The meeting will be held to discuss his off...
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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...
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What does Raider Nation think of the Raiders sharing a stadium with the Niners?

The Oakland Raiders are still in search of a new stadium to call home and Roger Goodell has decided to end his silence on the matter in order to throw a wrench in the mix. The NFL Commissioner noted in a press conference that the newly built Levi’s stadium should be considered an option for the Raiders. After all, the NFL did contribute $200 million to its construction. But what...
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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...
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Los Angeles, Chicago finalists to host 2015 NFL Draft

With the 2015 NFL Draft up for grabs, New York is out and the race has come down to the nation's second- and third-largest cities to play host to the multi-day event. "We're focusing solely on Los Angeles and Chicago now," NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday, speaking to reporters at the Beverly Hilton after participating on a CBS "Thursday Night Football...
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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...
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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...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss
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