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  1. B.S. Report: Don Van Natta Jr.

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN The Magazine's Don Van Natta Jr. to talk about his feature on Roger Goodell's first few years as commissioner of the NFL. To listen to this podcast, you can download it on iTunes here or go to the ESPN.com PodCen...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  2. Gregg Williams Has Made a Very Interesting Facial-Hair Decision

    Chris Ryan

    So what do you do when you are a disgraced major character from the Bountygate saga, best known for coining the phrase "kill the head and the body will die," and testifying against the guys who played for you and the coaches who worked with you? Obvi...

    Blog | February 08, 2013
  3. Who Dat in Court: The Jonathan Vilma Case Explained

    Gabe Feldman

    With the NFL preseason in full swing, the Bountygate scandal is just beginning to wind its way through the courts. Last Friday, lawyers for the NFL, NFLPA, and Jonathan Vilma appeared for the second time in front of Judge Berrigan in federal court in...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  4. New Orleans Saints Bounty Litigation: Explained!

    Gabe Feldman

    As expected, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell denied the appeals of the Bounty Four, setting off a string of lawsuits that shifts the scene from the NFL offices to a federal courthouse in New Orleans. The lawsuits center on the scope of the commissione...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  5. About Last Night: Rocket's Redemption

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. Roger Clemens was found not guilty on all six counts of lying to Congress and obstructing justice in his perjury trial. On the courthouse steps after the ...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  6. Why Was Gregg Williams Quoting Memoirs of a Geisha?

    Chris Ryan

    You know what's crazy about the audio of Gregg Williams's pregame speech that was released to the media today? Everything. It's pretty crazy. You know what is funny about it, though? For all the "kill the head and the body will die," Brando at the en...

    Blog | April 05, 2012
  7. Can Sean Payton Win His Appeal?

    Gabe Feldman

    The Super Bowl host-city curse lives on. In the 2010-11 season, the Super Bowl was coming to Dallas, and Tony Romo broke his collarbone, the team finished 6-10, and their new stadium wasn't quite ready yet. In 2011-12, the Super Bowl was coming to In...

    Blog | April 03, 2012
  8. Are We Sure That Bill Parcells Is the Right Guy for the Saints?

    Bill Barnwell

    While Sean Payton is appealing the year-long suspension that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell laid down as part of Bountygate, it seems unlikely that the appeals court — namely, Roger Goodell — will find any reason to significantly shorten ...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  9. A Brief Conversation About How the Falcons Can Top Bountygate

    Chris Ryan and Rembert Browne

    Chris: OK, Rem, you are an Atlanta Falcons fan. Rembert: That I am. Chris: I am a Philadelphia Eagles fan, so I am familiar with emotional pain. What were your immediate feelings regarding Bountygate? Rembert: Feeling no. 1: Wow, that's mess...

    Blog | March 27, 2012
  10. Bountygate Punishments and Reactions

    Chris Ryan

    On Wednesday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell lowered the boom on the New Orleans Saints over Bountygate, suspending coach Sean Payton for a year, general manager Mickey Loomis for eight games, assistant coach Joe Vitt for six games, and former defens...

    Blog | March 21, 2012