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  1. Bud Adams, Tennessee Titans, Houston Oilers owner, eulogized

    Tennessee Titans coach Mike Munchak wore a busy multi-colored tie that he said belonged to and fit the flamboyant personality of team owner Bud Adams.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2013
  2. Former Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell rememb...

    Thousands of family and friends turned out Tuesday for the funeral of former Browns and Ravens owner Art Modell, including current and former players, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Cowboys owner Jerry Jones.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2012
  3. The File: Why Super Bowl XLV could have been Super Bowl XLVIII

    Shaun Assael

    The File has unearthed correspondence between Joe Foss and Pete Rozelle, former commissioners of the AFL and NFL, respectively, discussing a potential Super Bowl matchup as early as 1963, four years before the two leagues would agree to play each other.

    Blog | Conversation | February 03, 2011
  4. 2010 NFL Training Camps: Kansas City Chiefs to honor Lamar Hunt w...

    A big day for the Kansas City Chiefs starts Friday morning at the new Founder's Plaza in Arrowhead Stadium. It will wind up with the first practice at their gleaming new practice facility in St. Joseph.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2010
  5. This Day In Sports: The City Of Atlanta Gets Its NFL Wings

    AP Photo/John Amis Tommy Nobis, No. 60, was the first player ever selected by the Atlanta Falcons. June 30, 1965 - By the power vested in him by the NFL, Commissioner Pete Rozelle gladly pronounced the Atlanta Falcons an official NFL franchise. H...

    Blog | June 30, 2010
  6. This Day In Sports: Pete Rozelle Announces His Retirement

    NFL/Getty Images Pete Rozelle knew football long before Bo Jackson did. March 22, 1989: NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle announced that he would soon retire from his leadership position after 29 years. Rozelle initially took the helm as commissioner...

    Blog | March 22, 2010
  7. 'Manning Bowl', MNF twin bill highlight schedule peek

    ESPN will kick off the new era of Monday Night Football with a doubleheader, the NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue announced Monday.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2006
  8. Tagliabue leaving NFL in great shape

    Len Pasquarelli

    In his 16-plus-year reign as commissioner, Paul Tagliabue has earned NFL owners a ton of money and a likely spot in the Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2006
  9. Lombardi turned Packers into winners

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Thirty-five years after Vince Lombardi's death, Bart Starr still is overwhelmed by memories of his former coach.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2006
  10. Jennifer O'Sullivan to lead Women's Professional Soccer

    Beau Dure

    Looking for stability, league chooses executive from Arena Football League as next CEO.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2011
  11. NFL fines Tennessee Titans owner Bud Adams $250K for flipping his...

    The NFL has fined Titans owner Bud Adams $250,000 for making an obscene gesture at Buffalo fans while celebrating Tennessee's victory over the Bills.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2009
  12. Rozelle was NFL innovator

    Bob Carter

    More info on Pete Rozelle

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 19, 2001
  13. Rozelle made NFL what it is today

    Bob Carter

    Pete Rozelle is the commissioner who turned the NFL into a major league.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 19, 2001