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  1. Ray Rice suspension continues trend of softer Roger Goodell

    Jim Trotter

    It's hard not to think Roger Goodell has an ulterior motive for getting soft with his punishment of Ray Rice and others, Jim Trotter writes.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2014
  2. Why NFL should expand playoff field

    Mike Sando

    The NFL has no shortage of critics on player safety, commissioner-ordered discipline and the push to leverage public funds for billionaire owners seeking new stadiums. For some, a ramped-up Thursday night schedule came off as just another money grab ...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  3. Mike Mitchell of Pittsburgh Steelers says he has 'adjusted' to NF...

    Scott Brown

    Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell's 2014 season could serve up proof that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's player-safety initiative is working.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2014
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  5. Brandon Bollig of Chicago Blackhawks suspended two games

    Scott Powers

    Chicago Blackhawks forward Brandon Bollig was suspended for two games by the NHL Department of Player Safety on Saturday for an illegal hit on Minnesota Wild defenseman Keith Ballard in Game 4 of their second-round series on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2014
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  7. Bollig to have hearing for hit on Ballard

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Blackhawks forward Brandon Bollig will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Saturday for his hit on Minnesota Wild defenseman Keith Ballard in Game 4 of their second-round series. Bollig was called for a bo...

    Blog | May 10, 2014
  8. Matt Cooke of Minnesota Wild apologizes for hit on Tyson Barrie o...

    Pierre LeBrun

    Minnesota winger Matt Cooke decided Friday not to appeal his seven-game suspension for a knee-to-knee hit that injured Colorado's Tyson Barrie during Monday's Game 3 of the teams' first-round playoff series.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2014
  9. Matt Cooke of Minnesota Wild suspended 7 games for hit on Tyson B...

    The NHL cracked down hard on Matt Cooke, suspending the Minnesota Wild left wing for seven games Wednesday for his knee-to-knee hit that injured Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2014
  10. Commissioner Gary Bettman says potential New York Islanders sale ...

    Katie Strang

    NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said he spoke with New York Islanders owner Charles Wang as recently as Tuesday morning and that Wang has received a "number of expressions of interest" in the potential sale of the team.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2014
  11. 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs -- Brent Seabrook of Chicago Blackhawks...

    Scott Powers

    Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook was suspended three games by the NHL Department of Player Safety on Sunday for his hit on St. Louis Blues forward David Backes during Game 2 of their Western Conference first-round series.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2014
  12. 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs -- St. Louis Blues' David Backes leaves...

    Scott Powers

    Blues forward David Backes left Game 2 of a Western Conference first-round playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks after taking a hit by Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook in the third period on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2014
  13. Commissioner Gary Bettman says Brendan Shanahan will be missed

    Scott Burnside

    Commissioner Gary Bettman will miss Brendan Shanahan, the Hall of Fame player and former head of player safety who recently took on the post of president of hockey operations for the Toronto Maple Leafs.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2014
  14. Toronto Maple Leafs introduce Brendan Shanahan as team president

    Brendan Shanahan is officially on the job in the Toronto Maple Leafs' front office.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2014
  15. Mike Rupp of Minnesota Wild suspended for hit on T.J. Oshie of St...

    The NHL has suspended Minnesota Wild forward Mike Rupp for four games without pay for Rupp's hit on St. Louis Blues forward T.J. Oshie on Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2014
  16. Philadelphia Flyers' Zac Rinaldo has hearing for hit on Buffalo S...

    Philadelphia Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo was suspended four games without pay for an illegal check to the head, the NHL's Department of Player Safety announced.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  17. GPS technology could be NFL game-changer

    Kevin Seifert

    GPS technology has been shown to decrease injuries, but it remains to be seen whether it would be enough to ease NFL players' concerns about an 18-game season, writes Kevin Seifert.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2014
  18. Mark Cuban ups ante on NFL argument -- Safety, player behavior al...

    Tim MacMahon

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban elaborated on his controversial opinion that the NFL "is 10 years away from an implosion" in a 1,585-word Facebook post published Monday night, upping the ante to include player safety and behavioral issues as additional

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2014