Joe Lockhart

Incorrect Intentional Grounding Call Cost Washington a Huge Upset Over New Orleans

Washington fans digging in during Sunday’s tight finish against New Orleans may have been too focused on the prospect of overtime—and wrapping their …

Emotions

Trump: Keeping players in locker room for anthem 'almost as bad as kneeling' - CBSSports.com

The president will not be taking a break from Twitter during the Thanksgiving holiday<p>Donald Trump began his Thanksgiving holiday early Wednesday …

Sports

NFL has no response to latest Trump tweet

The Commander-in-Chief has turned his attention back to the anthem controversy, and the NFL isn’t taking the bait.<p>During a Monday media briefing, NFL …

Donald Trump

Goodell vs. Jones: The Game Within the Game

Jerry Jones is having a bad year. His football team was close to going to the Super Bowl last season but was denied in the playoffs when Aaron …

Conservative View

NFL source suggests intentional grounding call against Kirk Cousins was erroneous

The NFL apparently believes a key intentional grounding call made against Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins during Sunday’s deflating loss at New Orleans was erroneous.<p>A league source pointed out Monday morning the intentional grounding rule includes a requirement that the passer be …

Sports

As season slips away, Redskins coach Gruden upset by call

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Jay Gruden looked down at his podium Monday and haltingly began to discuss the blown, 15-point, late fourth-quarter lead and eventual overtime loss that dropped his Washington Redskins to 4-6 and almost definitively means the team is now playing for draft positioning rather than …

Jay Gruden

NFL not saying whether Ronald Darby is also under investigation

The NFL has confirmed that Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston is being investigated after an Uber driver accused him of groping her crotch. Eagles …

NFL

Eric Reid frustrated he can't get in a room with the NFL

49ers safety Eric Reid continues to fight for what he has termed, “systematic oppression.”<p>Reid’s continuing the national anthem protest begun by …

Colin Kaepernick

NFL Steps Into Politics, Responds to GOP Tax Plan with Clear Message

The National Football League has come out against the tax reform bill that passed the House Thursday because the package would wipe out a tax break …

Conservative View

Compensation Committee received a blank check in May

The NFL planted the seeds for what became the Commissioner’s pay poison ivy patch in May, voting unanimously to authorize the six-member Compensation …

NFL

Roger Goodell has a Jerry Jones problem and nobody knows how it will end

<i>This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's Dec. 4 Fans, Family, Food, Football Issue</i><i>. Subscribe today!</i><p><b>THERE WAS A PAUSE.</b> It was Aug. 9, inside Roger …

Sports

Agent’s Take: A national anthem controversy end-around - CBSSports.com

Future contracts could include provisions for not standing for anthem<p>Little did Colin Kaepernick or anyone else expect that when he started …

Sports

Jerry Jones says suggestion that NFL could force him to sell Cowboys is 'laughable'

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said in a radio interview Tuesday that the notion that other NFL owners could force him to sell the team is "laughable" and "ridiculous."<p>Speaking on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas, Jones was asked about a "nuclear option" reported Sunday night by <i>Pro Football Talk</i> that …

News (U.S.)

NFL not looking into whether Pats tampered with Bennett

Nov 12, 2017; Denver, CO, USA; Patriots quarterback Tom Brady talks to tight end Martellus Bennett in the fourth quarter against the Denver Broncos. …

New England

NFL: Increase in self-reported concussions 'a positive development'

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL’s chief medical officer says more than a third of concussion evaluations so far this season are a result of players …

Jacoby Brissett

NFL will not look into Bennett transaction

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — While Martellus Bennett’s departure from Green Bay and subsequent transition to the Patriots raised plenty of eyebrows, the …

Martellus Bennett

Ten Things I Think I Think: On Maurice Harris’ Catch of the Year; Vontaze Burfict’s Ejection

At one point Sunday night during New England’s 41-16 dismantling of Denver, NBC flashed a graphic showing that Bill Belichick was about to tie Tom …

Case Keenum

Protesters stand down as NFL unites for Veterans Day, but some players still want meeting with owners

How important is face-to-face dialogue? It depends on whom you ask<p>With the NFL having celebrated Veterans Day weekend by honoring the military, only …

Sports

Report: Goodell seeks $50 million, private jet for life

Jerry Jones apparently has opened yet another new front in his assault on Commissioner Roger Goodell’s contract. Next step: Leak to the media what …

NFL

NFL denies Roger Goodell report out of ESPN

The Roger Goodell mess continues to fester like a soiled open wound for the NFL, which has had multiple issues this season.<p>Owners such as Dallas …

Roger Goodell

Ezekiel Elliott’s suspension has begun

Ezekiel Elliott and the Dallas Cowboys no longer are in a state of suspended animation. The running back’s six-game suspension finally has begun.<p>The …

Canadian News

Friday fun: Draw your own Rays stadium, Pacers make money hand over subsidized fist, and more!

• The <b>Indiana Pacers</b> revealed they brought in a record $13.2 million in revenues from non-sports events last year. “We’re trying to be a good steward …

UC Berkeley

Jerry Jones Doubles Down on Threats Over Goodell’s Compensation

Jerry Jones, the owner of the Dallas Cowboys, renewed his threat of suing the N.F.L. to derail efforts by the league’s compensation committee to extend Commissioner Roger Goodell’s contract, further escalating a bitter battle among some of the most powerful owners in country’s most powerful sports …

Sports

NFL expects Goodell contract extension to be finalized soon

The NFL expects a five-year contract extension with Commissioner Roger Goodell to be finalized soon, despite a threatened lawsuit by Dallas Cowboys …

Business

Dallas Cowboys: NFL spokesman: If court sides with league in Ezekiel Elliott case, suspension reinstated immediately | SportsDay

About the time cameras captured Ezekiel Elliott walking into a New York court room Thursday afternoon for his latest hearing, an NFL spokesman was …

Sports

Carl Johnson's Ex-Girlfriend Arrested, Allegedly Lied About Domestic Violence

Sandra Brooks, the ex-girlfriend of NFL referee Carl Johnson, previously accused Johnson of a pattern of domestic abuse starting in Dec. 2016. But the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office has since opened an investigation into Brooks.<p>"The investigation is ongoing, but I can confirm we have filed …

Crime

Jerry Jones has threatened to sue NFL over Roger Goodell’s extension

Jones may hate Goodell more than anyone else in the league.<p>Roger Goodell has excelled at two things during his tenure as NFL commissioner: Holding together a contentious group of team owners and handling out player discipline and team punishments under his signature issue of “protecting the …

David Boies

NFL asked Kaepernick to attend 1-on-1 meeting with Goodell

The NFL invited Colin Kaepernick to meet with commissioner Roger Goodell one-on-one, but has yet to hear back from the free-agent quarterback, league …

Sports

NFL opposes U.S. Republican tax plan on stadium funding

(Reuters) - The National Football League said on Tuesday it opposes a tax bill proposed by U.S. House of Representatives Republicans that could force teams to put up more of their own money to fund stadium construction.<p>Under the legislation unveiled last week, local governments could no longer fund …

News (U.S.)

NFL: There’s been no change to the replay standard

The NFL recently changed the buzz words for overturning a decision via replay review from “indisputable visual evidence” to “clear and obvious …

NFL