Roger Goodell

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell during a press conference before Super Bowl LIV on Jan 29, 2020 at Hilton Downtown.
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Associated Press
January 29, 2020 - 4:31 pm
Stopping short of saying the Rooney Rule is not working, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell noted Wednesday the league needs change to its minority hiring policy. Click to read.
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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell (left) with New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning at a fan forum event with the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year finalists at the House of Blues in preparation for Super Bowl LI
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Alec Gearty
January 23, 2020 - 2:46 pm
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell issued a statement on Eli Manning's retirement from the NFL. Click to Read.
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June 03, 2019 - 12:40 pm
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is reiterating his stance of wanting to reduce the four-game preseason schedule at a time the league and player's association have begun preliminary talks on a new collective bargaining agreement.
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January 30, 2019 - 4:13 pm
Faced with a blitz of officiating questions and queries about the effectiveness of the Rooney Rule, Colin Kaepernick's football unemployment, and the cancellation of a news conference for a Super Bowl halftime show that has drawn hefty criticism, Roger Goodell scrambled.
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January 28, 2019 - 3:41 pm
Though the next labor fight between the NFL and its players is more than two years off, one issue is already clear. Avoiding a work stoppage in 2021 could depend on whether players can secure more guaranteed money in the next collective bargaining negotiations with the league.
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Jan 20, 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA; Los Angeles Rams defensive back Nickell Robey-Coleman breaks up a pass intended or New Orleans Saints wide receiver Tommylee Lewis during the fourth quarter of the NFC Championship game. Mandatory Credit: Chuck Cook-USA
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January 28, 2019 - 2:26 pm
A federal judge was set to hear arguments Monday in a longshot-lawsuit seeking a possible do-over of the NFC championship game that ended with a Los Angeles Rams victory over the New Orleans Saints after officials failed to call a late-game penalty.
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NFL referees work a game in Miami
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October 25, 2018 - 6:45 pm
By The Associated Press The NFL fired down judge Hugo Cruz on Thursday for inadequate performance, a person familiar with the firing tells The Associated Press. Cruz is in his fourth season as an NFL official. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the league has not publicly announced...
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The Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio
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September 18, 2018 - 11:57 am
In a letter sent to NFL commisioner Roger Goodell, NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith, and Pro Football Hall of Fame president C. David Baker, numerous members of the HoF have demanded health insurance and salaries for all the former players who have been enshrined in Canton...
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May 21, 2018 - 4:03 pm
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says Congress should enact uniform standards for any states that plan to legislate sports betting.
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