• Roger Goodell reveals NFL regret in Colin Kaepernick saga

    Roger Goodell reveals NFL regret in Colin Kaepernick saga

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said he wished “we had listened earlier” to Colin Kaepernick, when asked what he would say in an apology to the former 49ers quarterback who was catapulted back into the national spotlight amid the country’s reckoning on racism. “Well the first thing I’d say is, ‘I wish we had listened earlier, …
  • NFL is now on notice after MLB coronavirus outbreak

    NFL is now on notice after MLB coronavirus outbreak

    The best-laid plans of mice and Roger Goodell’s men better get better. The Marlins/MLB outbreak/crisis should serve as a stark reminder that: No bubble, big trouble. The NBA, WNBA, and NHL, have had mostly early success wrapping their teams in a cocoon. The only good news out of the MLB on Monday was that none …
  • NFL can’t ignore players’ coronavirus pleas any longer

    NFL can’t ignore players’ coronavirus pleas any longer

    There has always been a pool of players willing to risk life and limb available to the NFL, from elite players to semipro players chasing a dream. The money is good, in some cases obscenely good, and combined with the love of the game, it makes for a most seductive siren call for the legions …
  • The NBA precedent Roger Goodell should use to punish Dan Snyder

    The NBA precedent Roger Goodell should use to punish Dan Snyder

    The model that Roger Goodell’s NFL should use when it decides to discipline Daniel Snyder for his Animal House workplace is not Jerry Richardson, and it is not Donald Sterling. It is NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and Mavericks owner Mark Cuban. It is somewhat immaterial in this case that Cuban is a championship owner and …
  • NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell would like to see Colin Kaepernick back in the NFL this season

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell would like to see Colin Kaepernick back in the NFL this season

    The NFL commissioner said during ESPN’s “The Return of Sports” special on Monday that he is encouraging teams to sign the 32-year old quarterback, who hasn’t played the past three seasons. Kaepernick was with the San Francisco 49ers in 2016 when he kneeled during the national anthem to protest racial injustice. “If he wants to …
  • Roger Goodell encourages NFL teams to sign Colin Kaepernick

    Roger Goodell encourages NFL teams to sign Colin Kaepernick

    Welcome back, Colin? NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will support and encourage a team willing to sign quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who settled a collusion lawsuit against the league over claims teams were working together to keep him away because of his kneeling during the national anthem in 2016. “Well, listen, if he wants to resume his …
  • Roger Goodell responds to NFL stars’ Black Lives Matter plea: ‘We were wrong’

    Roger Goodell responds to NFL stars’ Black Lives Matter plea: ‘We were wrong’

    The NFL players demanded to be heard and the league listened and responded. The NFL’s social media accounts posted a video of Commissioner Roger Goodell on Friday after more than a dozen players – including the Giants’ Saquon Barkley and Sterling Shepard, the Jets’ Jamal Adams and Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes — asked the …
  • Kenny Stills calls ‘bulls—t’ on NFL response to George Floyd death

    Kenny Stills calls ‘bulls—t’ on NFL response to George Floyd death

    The most powerful men in the NFL loathed Colin Kaepernick’s peaceful protests against racial injustice, essentially blackballing the former 49ers quarterback before reaching a financial settlement with him to end his collusion case against the league. Now, following George Floyd’s death, commissioner Roger Goodell said he is “committed to continuing the important work to address …
  • Ex-NFL exec: Vikings should do ‘right thing’ and sign Colin Kaepernick

    Ex-NFL exec: Vikings should do ‘right thing’ and sign Colin Kaepernick

    Joe Lockhart saw up close what happened to Colin Kaepernick, how owners refused to sign the talented quarterback because it could hurt business. He was the league’s vice president of communications when Kaepernick was taking a knee during the national anthem to protest racial inequality and police brutality against minorities. And, now, as racial tensions …
  • Roger Goodell’s NFL continues to embrace the offensive

    Roger Goodell’s NFL continues to embrace the offensive

    I was busted for porn Friday. And I blame Roger Goodell. As my wife passed by the computer in my office, she stopped to glare at the screen then issued a scold: “Very, nice. You’ve got porn on your screen.” Huh? What? “Yeah, that stripper’s rear end.” Huh? What? Turns out the shots she pointed …