Roger Goodell

RACIAL SLUR

CP | Alan Fram, The Associated Press | Posted 07.22.2014 | Canada

WASHINGTON - Half the U.S. Senate urged NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Thursday to change the Washington Redskins' name, saying it is a racist slur...

Michael Sam and the Fight Against the Christian Right

Lio Perron | Posted 07.16.2014 | Canada Living
Lio Perron

For the first time in U.S. history gay rights took centre stage during the NFL's entry draft, a three-day media bonanza carried live on television. The St. Louis Rams picked Michael Sam, the NFL's first openly gay player, who kissed his partner on the lips on live television.

Two Idle Weeks Before the Super Bowl Are Too Many

Andy Juniper | Posted 03.30.2013 | Canada
Andy Juniper

To football fanatics, the two-week time lag between Conference Championship Sunday and Super Bowl Sunday is more than a little dry spell sans their pigskin pastime, it's a veritable desert in the oasis of National Football League action and entertainment.

The NFL's Always Had a Referee Problem

Kolby Solinsky | Posted 11.25.2012 | Canada
Kolby Solinsky

Okay, so the NFL replacement refs are terrible. Missed calls everywhere. Questionable holding penalties that have decided games. Let's be real here: as awful as it's been, it's always been terrible. How many years have you sat on your couch and screamed at the TV because those Foot Locker employees missed an obvious penalty? How terrible are referees, in general, and across all sports?

Will NFL Star James Harrison Pay For His Latest Cheap Shot?

Rick Mele | Posted 09.14.2011 | Canada
Rick Mele

Harrison lays into the NFL Commissioner, his opponents, and even his teammates in the August issue of Men's Journal, and now he has to be ready to deal with the consequences, whether they come from his own locker room or, more likely, the league head office.