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  1. Texas Longhorns coach Charlie Strong tells NFL commissioner Roger...

    College football programs need to do a better job of molding players into responsible adults, Texas coach Charlie Strong said Monday, a day after he visited with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2014
  2. Roger Goodell meets Charlie Strong, Texas Longhorns coach, to dis...

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and league executive Troy Vincent met with Charlie Strong on Sunday morning to discuss the Texas coach's "Core Values" system, which has garnered widespread attention following the dismissals of nine Longhorn players.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2014
  3. For returners, draft provides what-ifs

    Ivan Maisel

    LOS ANGELES -- You did not see UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley walk across the stage at Radio City Music Hall on Thursday night. He didn't wrap NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in a man hug, didn't pop the stiff, flat-billed hat with the Browns/Vikings/...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  4. For UCLA's Brett Hundley and Oregon's Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, the NFL dr...

    Ivan Maisel

    For UCLA's Brett Hundley and Oregon's Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, the NFL draft could wait.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2014
  5. Roger Goodell welcomes Michael Sam, says 'good for him'

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell expressed public support for Michael Sam for the first time Wednesday night, three days after the All-American defensive lineman from Missouri that he is gay during an interview with ESPN's "Outside the Lines."

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2014
  6. Michigan Wolverines almost passed on Steve Everitt

    Tom VanHaaren

    Michigan was set to pass on future All-American center Steve Everitt because he didn't fit their recruiting criteria for offensive linemen.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2012
  7. NFL, NCAA urge states to pass concussion laws

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and NCAA president Mark Emmert are urging 19 governors to support legislation this year aimed at cutting down on concussions in youth football.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2012
  8. NFL upholds Terrelle Pryor's 5-game ban, cites 'integrity'

    The NFL has upheld Terrelle Pryor's five-game suspension, a ruling that will trigger a non-injury grievance on Pryor's behalf by the NFL Players' Association, a union source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2011
  9. Roger Goodell was ready to discipline Indianapolis Colts' Jim Tre...

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Tuesday that he would have suspended Jim Tressel if the Indianapolis Colts didn't make him sit out games to start the 2011 season.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2011
  10. Nick Saban, other coaches discuss agents with NFL

    Alabama coach Nick Saban says he and other college coaches have talked to NFL and NFL Player Association representatives about agents and their contact with players.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2010
  11. Where does the Big East rank among conferences?

    Brian Bennett

    The Big East recently hired Paul Tagliabue as a consultant. Maybe the former NFL commissioner can help the league with its image problem. The fact is, the conference plays some pretty good football. Did you know that, according to the Sagarin Rati...

    Blog | May 24, 2010
  12. Tagliabue rips Big Ten's expansion push

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big East is digging for a fight, and the league appears to have found a new mouthpiece in Paul Tagliabue. Tagliabue, the former NFL commissioner, was hired this week by the Big East as an unpaid consultant. But like everyone else in college sp...

    Blog | April 23, 2010
  13. Marinatto: Time to think outside the box

    Brian Bennett

    The hiring of former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue as a special adviser is the first step for the Big East to start thinking about new possibilities, league commissioner John Marinatto told Mark Blaudschun of The Boston Globe. Marinatto, speakin...

    Blog | April 22, 2010
  14. Big East adds Tagliabue as consultant

    Brian Bennett

    For those of you clamoring for the Big East to do something, anything instead of just sitting around and waiting for the Big Ten to pick off its teams, well, the league has done something. Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue has been hired as a...

    Blog | April 21, 2010
  15. Big East hires former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue as special ...

    Brian Bennett

    Faced with a possible upcoming raid by the Big Ten, the Big East has added former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue as a special adviser for strategic planning.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2010
  16. Draftees won't face rookie wage-scale change, Roger Goodell says

    Chris Mortensen

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says fears of a looming rookie wage scale are unfounded and collegiate underclassmen should not be misled into thinking such a system will be in place by 2010.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2008