Tagged: ‘Roger Goodell’

Jim Irsay Pleads Guilty, Receives Sentence
September 3rd, 2014 at 12:05 AM
After much anticipation and speculation, Jim Irsay's punishment from the NFL has been made public. Just hours after his guilty plea in court, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced that Irsay would be suspended for six games, and will be fined $500,000. This is the maximum amount anyone can be fined...

Jim Irsay’s Lincense Suspended for One Year
June 7th, 2014 at 2:28 PM
Jim Irsay has now had his license suspended for refusing a blood test on the night of his arrest. Irsay wall pulled over March 16th for driving erratically in Carmel, Indiana, and was found to be intoxicated. In his possession were prescription drugs and $29,000 in cash. ***PHOTO1*** Irsay first drew attention from...

Aaron Hernandez Arrest Underscores NFL’s Growing Image Problem
June 27th, 2013 at 8:38 AM
When the Roman Empire fell, it imploded. The National Football League, the professional sports version of Rome, is headed for a similar fate if it doesn't act decisively to change a growing trend that has already done significant damage to other leagues. ***PHOTO1*** When New England tight end Aaron Hernandez was charged...

Memo to the NFL: If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It
May 21st, 2013 at 9:02 AM
***PHOTO1***NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell inherited from his predecessors, Pete Rozelle and Paul Tagliabue, the most successful professional sports enterprise on the globe. In fact it could be argued that the NFL is one of the most successful businesses of any kind in the world. That makes Goodell's reported idea to move...

Week 16 NFL Pickem: What’s That About Meaningless Regular Season Games in the NFL?
December 21st, 2012 at 4:42 PM
It's the final two weeks of the regular season and it's time for playoff contenders to finalize their plans for the post season by nailing down their spots. Twelve of this week's 16 games feature teams who are either trying to lock up a playoff berth or are fighting for...