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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

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

Bernstein: NFL Should Settle Lawsuit, ASAP

It no longer matters which side is correct, because both sides have already lost.

670 The Score–08/25/2013

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Bernstein: BREAKING NEWS! NFL Scandal!

Stay with us as more information emerges…

670 The Score–08/03/2013

Devin Hester runs past Ray Lewis at the Pro Bowl. (Photo by Kent Nishimura/Getty Images)

Silverman: Pro Bowl Format Change Makes The Game A Laugh Riot

The biggest joke in sports is about to get funnier. A lot funnier.

670 The Score–08/01/2013

Jim McMahon. (Credit: Otto Greule/ALLSPORT)

Baffoe: NFL Retirees Getting A Soldier’s Treatment

Celebrate them as they work for us, making us feel good. Buy stock in the slogans. Don attire supporting them. Forget about them once they can’t fight for us anymore. Am I talking about soldiers or football players?

CBS Chicago–05/13/2013

Roger Goodell

Silverman: Constant Rule Changes A Maddening Fact Of NFL Life

The NFL is on top of the sports world and it has been for decades.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2013

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

NFL Passes Rule Banning RBs From Leading With Helmet

NFL owners have passed a player safety rule barring ball carriers from using the crown of their helmets to make contact with a defender in the open field.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2013

Brian Urlacher and Devin Hester. (Photos by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Silverman: Follow the Pope – Sports Resignations That Should Happen

You don’t have to be the head of the Catholic Church to resign. Here’s a list of 10 resignations that should happen.

CBS Chicago–02/12/2013

Beyonce performs during halftime of Super Bowl XLVII. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Beyonce Halftime Show Had No Role In Super Bowl Blackout

While it may have been electrifying, it appears Beyonce’s halftime show at Super Bowl XLVII played no part in the power outage at the Superdome.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2013

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

Goodell: HGH Testing Will Be In Place For 2013 Season

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says he believes there will be an agreement soon with the players’ union for testing for human growth hormone.

CBS Chicago–02/01/2013

Roger Goodell

NFL Expects To Have Independent Neurologists At Games In 2013

NFL general counsel Jeff Pash says he expects independent neurological consultants to be on sidelines during games next season to help diagnose and treat concussions.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2013

Head coach Sean Payton. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Goodell Reinstates Sean Payton

Sean Payton, welcome back to the NFL.

CBS Chicago–01/22/2013

Richard Sherman. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Seattle’s Richard Sherman Wins Suspension Appeal

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman won his appeal of a four-game suspension for use of performance enhancing substances on Thursday, making him eligible for the NFL playoffs.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2012

Roger Goodell

Baffoe: All The Commissioners Just Suck

So, yeah, our fearless leaders all suck. And while what Tagliabue did gives us a sliver of hope that they can’t be megalomaniacs in their fields all the time, ultimately fans have to sit back and shake their heads.

670 The Score–12/12/2012

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