San Francisco NFL Summit Aims To Encourage Women In SportsA who's who of sports figures gathered in San Francisco Thursday for the beginning of a two-day summit on women in athletics, with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell making a major announcement on the subject.
Goodell To Require Teams To Interview Women For Exec JobsNFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will implement a "Rooney Rule" requiring that women be interviewed for executive positions with teams around the league.
Amid Criticism, Oakland Mayor Schaaf Says Raiders Deserve Clarity From City Over Stadium PlansOakland Mayor Libby Schaaf is vowing to give the Raiders more "clarity" on what steps the city is prepared to take to keep the team from moving following criticism from the NFL commissioner that her city does not have a firm stadium plan.
NFL Commissioner Slams Oakland Over Lack Of Progress For New Raiders StadiumThe commissioner spoke in between meetings with NFL owners in San Francisco. After he gushed about stadium plans in other markets, he then called out Oakland for not having a finalized plan and not keeping in touch with his office.
Tom Brady's Deflategate DownfallThe NFL hammered Tom Brady for his role in "DeflateGate" for good reason. We can't have the best players in America's favorite sport toying with the rules.
GameDay: NFL Commissioner Goodell's Appeals, Assertions Met With Plenty Of SkepticismRoger Goodell wasn’t holding just a press conference. He was appealing to the public, to the fans, and to the owners to give him a second chance.
TTYM: Goodell Is Goofed, Harden Can't Dance And New Lingerie Leaguers?Here are five amusing events moments in sports this week.
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NFL Commissioner Goodell: ‘We Will Get Our House In Order’ On Player Domestic Violence IssuesNational Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell pledged to overhaul the league's approach to player conduct issues and once again faulted himself for failures to adequately address repeated instances of players involved in domestic violence cases.
NFL Commissioner Goodell To Speak On Domestic Violence; League Partners With Victims' Support Groups
Peninsula Rep. Jackie Speier Denounces 49ers, NFL Over Recent Domestic Violence Controversies On House Floor Peninsula Rep. Jackie Speier (D-San Mateo/San Francisco) denounced the San Francisco 49ers on the House floor Wednesday for allowing Ray McDonald to play following his arrest for alleged domestic violence.
NFL Sponsors Chime In With Criticism Of League Over Handling Of Domestic Violence, Child Abuse IssuesThe chorus of criticism of the National Football League over its handling of domestic violence and child abuse issues is beginning spread to the league’s corporate sponsors.