Latest Roger Goodell News

'NFL Sunday Ticket' outages anger fans for 2nd straight week

Sep. 18, 2022 17:13 PM EDT

DirecTV's “NFL Sunday Ticket” package malfunctioned for the second straight week, causing fans trying to watch through the app or online to miss entire games. DirecTV said via social media that customers trying to stream the 1 p.m. EDT games were unable to through the app....

Chiefs rally past Chargers 27-24 in early AFC West showdown

Sep. 16, 2022 00:42 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — In a showdown between the Chiefs and Chargers, two of the league's best teams led by two of the game's bright young quarterbacks, an unheralded seventh-round draft pick who a few years ago was working alongside his mother in a Wendy's restaurant stole the show. ...

NBA considered suspending Sarver for more than 1 year

Sep. 14, 2022 21:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver was likely spared even stronger sanctioning by the NBA for his racist, misogynistic and hostile words and actions because of one key conclusion by investigators, Commissioner Adam Silver said Wednesday. The law firm that spent nearly...

NFL's probe into Commanders, Dan Snyder still ongoing

Sep. 14, 2022 12:59 PM EDT

The NFL’s investigation into Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder is still ongoing, and his status remains unchanged. League executive Jeff Miller said Wednesday there’s no timeline for completion of Mary Jo White’s investigation, which includes new allegations stemming from...

Lawyers bash Goodell-led arbitration in NFL racial bias suit

Aug. 31, 2022 13:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for three Black NFL coaches alleging racial bias by the league took aim directly at Commissioner Roger Goodell on Wednesday in their latest arguments against arbitrating a dispute they say belongs before a jury. In papers filed in Manhattan federal court,...

Gruden 'ashamed' about emails that cost him his job

Aug. 31, 2022 13:16 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Former Raiders coach Jon Gruden says he is “ashamed” about his old offensive emails that cost him his job and hopes to get another chance in football. Gruden spoke publicly about the affair at the Little Rock Touchdown Club for the first time since he...

Analysis: Bills' 'thorough examination' clearly failed

Aug. 27, 2022 21:21 PM EDT

The Buffalo Bills decided releasing Matt Araiza was the “right thing” to do, two days after the rookie punter was accused of gang-raping a teenager in a civil lawsuit. The only surprise is that it took this long. “Our culture in Buffalo is more important than...

Bills' investigation of Araiza didn't include alleged victim

Aug. 26, 2022 23:28 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The attorney for a California teenager who has accused a Buffalo Bills rookie and two of his former college teammates of gang rape last fall said Friday the NFL team has not contacted him for details despite saying it had conducted a “thorough investigation.” ...

Former Seahawks LB Shaquem Griffin announces retirement

Aug. 24, 2022 17:49 PM EDT

Former Seattle Seahawks linebacker Shaquem Griffin, who had his left hand amputated at age 4, announced his retirement from the NFL on Wednesday. Griffin wrote for The Players Tribune that he intends to help others working with the NFL Legends Community. “Football...

Browns' Deshaun Watson suspended 11 games, fined $5 million

Aug. 18, 2022 19:14 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson will serve an 11-game unpaid suspension, pay a $5 million fine and undergo professional evaluation and treatment as part of a settlement with the NFL following accusations of sexual misconduct by two dozen women. The...