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Roger Goodell would like to see Colin Kaepernick back in the NFL this season. The NFL commissioner said during ESPN’s “The Return of Sports” special on Monday that he is encouraging teams to sign the 32-year old quarterback, who hasn’t played the past three seasons. Kaepernick was with the San Francisco 49ers in 2016 when he kneeled […]

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MIAMI (AP) — Stopping short of saying the Rooney Rule is not working, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell noted Wednesday the league needs change to its minority hiring policy. Though the league requires teams to interview minority candidates, only two African-Americans have been hired for 19 open head coaching spots over the past three years. The […]

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Colin Kaepernick’s girlfriend is speaking out following the controversy surrounding the NFL signing an entertainment and social justice partnership with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation. The rapper and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell held a press conference yesterday at Roc Nation’s offices to discuss the partnership. Jay-Z and Goodell claimed they had conversations with Kaepernick prior to forming the partnership. via Variety: […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — A day after Jay-Z announced that his Roc Nation company was partnering with the NFL, the rap icon explained that he still supports protesting, kneeling and NFL player Colin Kaepernick, but he’s also interested in working with the league to make substantial changes. The Grammy winner and entrepreneur fielded questions Wednesday […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott won’t be suspended over an incident in Las Vegas that police said involved an altercation between the star running back of the Dallas Cowboys and a security guard. The NFL said Wednesday that Commissioner Roger Goodell determined Elliott didn’t violate the league’s personal conduct policy. The two-time rushing champion […]

Yesterday NFL Commissioner, Roger Goodell lied on Colin Kaepernick. He really “put the Sarah Sanders sauce on that lie,” he said that the reason Kaepernick hasn’t been picked up by a NFL team is because the coaches and owners dont feel like they need him to win. That’s such an obvious lie! Even Huggy’s home […]

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ATLANTA (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league will keep focusing on opportunities to create a deeper pool of minority coaching candidates. At his State of the League news conference Wednesday, Goodell lauded the NFL’s Rooney Rule, designed 20 years ago to ensure minorities get interview chances when head-coaching opportunities come available. An […]

12/7/17- A $200 million dollar contract extension has been given to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell for 5 years. Huggy says that’s the quickest contract drawn he’d ever seen and can’t wait to hear what Shannon Sharpe has to say because you know he’s not going to let that slip. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram Sign […]

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Colin Kaepernick has reportedly been invited to meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell one-on-one, but there are conflicting reports on whether the free-agent quarterback has responded to the invitation, according to ESPN. Kaepernick’s attorney Mark Geragos told ABC News they “responded immediately that Colin would be happy to attend” but that the meeting fell through […]

10/11/17- Roger Goodell is proposing a new rule that may require all NFL players to stand when the National Anthem is playing. Chris Paul raps all about it! Listen above.   Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram Sign Up For Our Newsletter!

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NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell earned just over $34 million for 2014, according to the league’s tax filing released Tuesday. That total is actually down a bit from 2013 ($35 million) and 2012, when Goodell collected $44.2 million, including $9 million in bonuses and deferred pension. The payments for 2014 — a […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — Last-minute settlement talks between lawyers for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady have failed, leaving a judge to decide the fate of “Deflategate.” Federal Judge Richard Berman announced at a conference in Manhattan on Monday that both sides tried hard to reach a deal during the […]