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Greg Aiello

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Fire Roger Goodell

The Ray Rice debacle is just the latest of missteps by NFL commissioner Goodell.

CBS Chicago–09/10/2014

Ray Rice. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

NFL Contends It Didn’t See Video Of Ray Rice Hitting His Then-Fiancee Until Monday

The video has led to more criticism of Rice’s two-game suspension being too lenient.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2014

DeMaurice Smith

Union Tells NFL: No blood Samples Yet

The players’ union has told the NFL to hold off collecting blood for HGH testing, and the league isn’t happy about it.

CBS Chicago–10/19/2011

Lovie Smith

Coaches Side With Players In NFL Lockout Fight

For a while, NFL coaches stayed neutral when it came to issues effecting the NFL Lockout. However, on Wednesday, the NFL Coaches Association sided with their players.

CBS Chicago–05/26/2011

Members of the NFL Players Association

Attorneys For NFL Players Meet With New Mediator

On Tuesday, the the attorneys for the NFL players met with the federal magistrate who will oversee court-ordered mediation between the players and the NFL.

04/12/2011

Cleveland Browns Fan

Fan Sues NFL Over Lockout

A Cleveland Browns fan is claiming the NFL violated his contract to buy tickets through his personal seat license when the league and teams locked out the players, and he’s suing because of it.

03/25/2011

DeMaurice Smith

AP: Players Received 53 Percent Of Incremental Increase

Figures obtained by The Associated Press underscore the substantial divide between the NFL and the locked-out players on a core issue: What portion of additional revenue goes to players.

03/21/2011

DeMaurice Smith

NFLPA: League Tried To Pull ‘The Old Switcheroo’

The NFL Players Association says labor negotiations broke down last week because the owners’ last proposal would have made salaries a fixed cost and eliminated the players’ chance to share in higher-than-projected revenue growth.

03/18/2011

Charles Tillman

NFL To Be More Aggressive In Suspending Players For Illegal Hits

Among changes for the next NFL season, whenever that is, are more suspensions for illegal hits, and possible adjustments to instant replays and kickoffs.

03/16/2011

Roger Goodell at the 2010 NFL Draft

Muller: Why Would NFLPA Ever Want To Boycott The Draft?

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be considered one of the top NFL prospects, and how cool how cool it would be to get invited to Radio City Music Hall for the NFL Draft?

03/15/2011

Brian Urlacher

Teams Warned About Trash Talk, Physical Threats By NFL

The NFL playoffs are heating up and teams are trying to intimidate each other. The NFL doesn’t want any of it and has warned players not to go too far.

01/15/2011

TCF Bank Stadium

University Of Minnesota Continues Work For Monday

The University of Minnesota and the Minnesota Vikings are determined to have Monday night’s Bears-Vikings game played at TCF Bank Stadium

12/16/2010

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NFL Supports The Game At University Of Minnesota

Minneapolis received 17 inches of snow over the weekend. As Minneapolis residents shoveled out their sidewalks, car and driveways, the Metrodome’s roof was collapsing.

12/15/2010

Brian Urlacher and Lance Briggs

NFL Releases Explaination Of Hits And Fines

Several weeks ago all of the talk around the NFL revolved around the issue of hits to the head. The NFL took the stance that they would fine and suspend players for dangerous hits, now the NFL has released the 11-page document it gave to players months ago.

11/10/2010

Julius Peppers

Bears Players And Their Families Could Lose Health Care In March

(WSCR) – With concussions and helmet to helmet hits becoming a hot stove topic, the NFL appears to be taking the stance that player health is a top priority. However, with a potential lockout rearing […]

10/20/2010

Brian Urlacher

NFL Lockout Could Shut Down Bears’ 2011 Season

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith sees new signs that owners are preparing for a football-free 2011. With support from Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, he asked fans to take the […]

10/06/2010