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  1. The Strike Zone Time Travel Test: How Much of Baseball’s An...

    Ben Lindbergh

    New MLB commissioner Rob Manfred probably could have picked a better verb when he spoke earlier this week about "injecting additional offense in the game," but the phrasing, evocative of Jose Canseco stories abou...

    Blog | January 29, 2015
  2. Commish OK with Mets' payroll level

    Adam Rubin

    Lorenzo Bevilaqua / ESPN ImagesCommissioner Rob Manfred assumed the lead role with MLB this week. New MLB commissioner Rob Manfred offered no objection to the Mets' payroll level, which is projected to remain less than $100 million again this seas...

    Blog | January 28, 2015
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  4. Bob McNair: Concussion settlement about protecting brand

    Tania Ganguli

    Being an owner of considerable clout as the chairman of the NFL's finance committee, the Houston Texans' Bob McNair doesn't mind offering his opinion. He is quoted twice in GQ Magazine's extensive portrait of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. The pi...

    Blog | January 28, 2015
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  6. Manfred sort of backs off banning shifts

    David Schoenfield

    So it was big news the other day when commissioner Rob Manfred told Karl Ravech the sport should considering banning defensive shifts to help inject more offense into the game. The idea was widely criticized but now, in an interview with Ken Rosentha...

    Blog | January 28, 2015
  7. Morning Ram-blings: Closer to a move?

    Nick Wagoner

    EARTH CITY, Mo. -- It's been two whole days since we started the Ram-blings with something related to the St. Louis Rams' potential relocation to Los Angeles. But with it being Super Bowl week and commissioner Roger Goodell speaking to the media l...

    Blog | January 28, 2015
  8. Russell Wilson is defined by wins and rings, not stats

    Ian O'Connor

    Forget the stats, Russell Wilson's competitiveness and big-game pedigree secure his spot on the stage among the NFL's elite QBs, Ian O'Connor writes.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2015
  9. NFLPA argues league doesn't have power to mandate therapy as part...

    Ben Goessling

    When the NFL suspended Adrian Peterson, commissioner Roger Goodell directed the Vikings running back to meet with a league-assigned psychiatrist. The NFLPA argues that Goodell did not have the power to attach such terms to Peterson's suspension.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2015
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  11. Meet Heather McPhee, The Woman Who Took On The NFL -- And Won

    Jane McManus

    She's a midlevel, nearly unknown attorney at the NFLPA. But Heather McPhee became a key witness in the Ray Rice appeal hearing, and her testimony almost single-handedly defeated the NFL and Roger Goodell.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2015
  12. Report Card: Grading The NFL's Progress On Domestic Violence

    Jane McManus

    In the aftermath of the Ray Rice incident, commissioner Roger Goodell vowed to make significant progress in the fight against violence by the Super Bowl. With the game looming, Jane McManus evaluates that progress.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2015
  13. Domestic Violence And The NFL: What Impact Has The League Made?

    Jane McManus

    The NFL self-imposed the Super Bowl as the time to evaluate the league's efforts to combat domestic violence. What has worked, and what still needs to be done?

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2015
  14. Banning New MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred’s Proposed Ban on ...

    Ben Lindbergh

    Major League Baseball's new commissioner, Rob Manfred, made it almost halfway through his first day in office before turning the Internet against him. In an interview with ESPN's Karl Ravech, which aired on Sunday, Manfred brought...

    Blog | January 26, 2015
  15. Pete Carroll of Seattle Seahawks says Richard Sherman expressed o...

    Jeff Legwold

    Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Monday the team celebrates its players' "uniqueness," and that cornerback Richard Sherman was simply expressing an opinion about the relationship between Patriots owner Robert Kraft and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2015
  16. Report: Bountygate hurt Roger Goodell's relationship with Paul Ta...

    Mike Triplett

    The New Orleans Saints and Bountygate came up a few times during GQ's detailed profile on NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's controversial reign. One of the most intriguing revelations in the story was that former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue sai...

    Blog | January 26, 2015
  17. Shifts aren't the cause for declining offense

    David Schoenfield

    Buster Olney has a great take on new commissioner Rob Manfred's ill-advised comments that he would consider eliminating shifts from the game in order to help inject more offense. Buster writes:This is a really, really bad idea that should be dismisse...

    Blog | January 26, 2015
  18. Banning defensive shifts is an absurd idea

    Buster Olney

    At the start of every round of batting practice, hitters of all shapes and sizes and power potential are expected to drop two bunts, whether it's Billy Hamilton or Miguel Cabrera, Dee Gordon or Jose Abreu. Depending on the player, this is sometimes d...

    Blog | January 26, 2015
  19. New commish defends Fred's finance chair

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Incoming commissioner Rob Manfred defended the decision to appoint Mets owner Fred Wilpon as the chairman of MLB's finance committee. "I understand the whole Madoff thing," Manfred told The New York Times, "but before and since, Fred W...

    Blog | January 25, 2015