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

Bernstein: Ravens Excuse Rice’s Violence

One NFL team cuts a player for merely keeping unsavory company, while another goes out of its way to make excuses for a guy who knocked his fiancée out cold in an elevator.

670 The Score–03/29/2014

Roger Goodell. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

NFL Considering 42-Yard Extra Points

Kickers made 99.6 percent of extra points last season.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2014

Soldier Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Bears CEO Ted Phillips Positioning Chicago For Super Bowl, NFL Draft

Logistically, Chicago could host the big game, but Soldier Field’s smaller capacity is a hold-up.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2014

Running back Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Keidel: Ray Rice Another Crack In NFL Shield

Even by the pro athlete’s subterranean standards, the Ray Rice video was shocking. He made no effort to heal or cradle or care for his unconscious fiancee.

02/21/2014

Roger Goodell. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Roger Goodell Made $44.2 Million In 2012

The league’s revenues have approached $10 billion, and the commissioner is reaping the benefits.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Keidel: NFL Mansions And Expansions

Forever high on hubris, the sport is pondering extra games, playoff teams, and new franchises, perhaps in London or Los Angeles. And it feels like all are in the name of profit, not principle.

02/07/2014

Matt Forte. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

NFL Awards Thursday Night Contract To CBS

CBS will air the first eight games, while NFL Network will keep the second-half slate.

CBS Chicago–02/05/2014

Soldier Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Chicago Isn’t A Super Bowl City

Given its small size, Soldier Field isn’t the type of facility that should host a Super Bowl.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2014

Soldier Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Will Chicago Make A Play To Host Super Bowl?

Chicago can make a good case to host a Super Bowl, and 2019 is the next chance for a cold-weather city.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2014

Washington Redskins. (Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Goodell: Redskins Name Honors Native Americans

The NFL commissioner appears set on letting Washington keep its nickname.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2014

Roger Goodell

Goodell: Expanding Playoffs Offers Many Positives

More could be better for the NFL playoffs.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2014

Chicago Bears kicker Robbie Gould kicks for an extra point alongside teammate Adam Podlesh. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Bernstein: One Last Point…

The extra point is football, but not really. More than anything, it’s punctuation. It’s a superfluous activity providing little more than a familiar, habitual marking point in the rhythm of the game, soon to be kicked to the curb.

670 The Score–01/22/2014

Roger Goodell. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Judge Nixes Preliminary Approval Of $765M In NFL Concussion Case

A federal judge in Philadelphia has preliminarily rejected a $765 million settlement of NFL concussion claims, fearing the sum may not be enough to cover injured players.

CBS Chicago–01/14/2014

Roger Goodell. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NFL Denies Report That League Will Expand Playoffs With Additional WC Teams

Is the NFL looking to follow in baseball’s footsteps and expand its number of playoff berths?

670 The Score–01/06/2014

Pop Warner Pee Wee football. (Credit: Scott Halleran /Allsport)

Bernstein: Dangerous Football Lies Exposed

Fancy, new, expensive, high-tech football helmets do absolutely nothing to prevent old-fashioned brain injury.

670 The Score–10/31/2013

A general view of Chicago Bears offices and workout facilities at Halas Hall. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Host Safety Clinic For Football Moms

Hundreds of Chicago moms are taking their concerns about concussions to the commissioner of the NFL at the home of the Bears.

10/29/2013

Washington Redskins. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Indian Opponent Of Redskins Name Meeting With NFL

Ray Halbritter of the Oneida Indian Nation didn’t start the movement to change the name of the Washington Redskins, but the upstate New York tribal leader has turned up the heat.

670 The Score–10/29/2013

NFL players gather before a game.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Baffoe: ‘League Of Denial’ Causes Me To Face An Addiction

Ask me why I keep watching, and I’ll tell you I enjoy it despite very much knowing and accepting the brutal negatives. And I’m not ready to walk away yet.

670 The Score–10/09/2013

Washington Redskins.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Goodell: NFL Should Listen To ‘Redskins’ Protests

Commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday that the NFL should pay attention to those offended by the Washington Redskins nickname.

670 The Score–09/12/2013

The NFL Logo. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

NFL, Players Reach Proposed $765M Settlement Of Concussion-Related Lawsuits

The NFL and more than 4,500 former players want to resolve concussion-related lawsuits with a $765 million settlement that would fund medical exams, concussion-related compensation and medical research, a federal judge said Thursday.

CBS Chicago–08/29/2013

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