Roger Goodell

In this still image taken from a hotel security video released by TMZ Sports, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punches his fiancee, Janay Palmer, in an elevator at the Revel casino in Atlantic City, N.J., in February 2014. The Ravens terminated their contract with Rice Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, hours after the video surfaced on TMZ's website, and he was suspended indefinitely by the NFL. (AP Photo)

Goodell says NFL didn’t see video before this week

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — As questions arose about how the NFL investigated domestic violence allegations against Ray Rice, Commissioner Roger Goodell said Tuesday the league asked for, but was not given, video showing the […]

09/09/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, in Seattle at an event showcasing NFL Now, the league’s next-generation video service, which will provide a personalized stream of video from the digital library of NFL football video through apps and browsers on a variety of devices. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Goodell: NFL closely watching McDonald case

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Commissioner Roger Goodell said the NFL is closely watching San Francisco defensive lineman Ray McDonald’s case after the institution of a new policy on domestic violence. Goodell spoke Wednesday night after […]

09/03/2014

FILE - In this March 25, 2014, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell answers questions during a news conference at the NFL football annual meeting in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

NFL increases penalties for domestic violence

NEW YORK (AP) — NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger […]

08/28/2014

FILE - In this May 20, 2014, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks at a press conference at the NFL's spring meeting in Atlanta. Steve Silverman, the lead plaintiffs' attorney, said this week, dozens of former players are joining a lawsuit against the NFL saying teams kept handing out powerful painkillers and other drugs with few, if any, safeguards as recently as 2012 to keep players on the field. That extends by four years the time frame for similar claims made by hundreds of former players in the original complaint and could open the door to a criminal investigation.  (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Goodell defends NFL’s 2-game suspension of Rice

  CANTON, Ohio (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell defended himself Friday against criticism that he was too lenient in suspending Ray Rice two games for his “horrible mistake.” “We just can’t make up the […]

08/01/2014

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