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Sports writer Bill Simmons. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images the New Yorker)

ESPN Suspends Bill Simmons Three Weeks for Calling Roger Goodell ‘A Liar’

ESPN has suspended Bill Simmons three weeks for calling NFL commissioner Roger Goodell “a liar.”

09/24/2014

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

NFLPA Opening Own Investigation Into NFL’s, Ravens’ Handling of Ray Rice Incident

The NFLPA will conduct its own investigation into the NFL’s and Baltimore Ravens’ handling of the Ray Rice domestic violence incident, independent of the league’s own investigation.

09/24/2014

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TTYM: Goodell Is Goofed, Harden Can’t Dance And New Lingerie Leaguers?

Here are five amusing events moments in sports this week.

09/19/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell talks during a press conference at the Hilton Hotel on September 19, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

As Roger Goodell Breaks Silence on Domestic Abuse, Another NFL Sponsor Speaks Out

Procter & Gamble is canceling an on-field breast cancer awareness promotion it had been planning with the National Football League, the latest sponsor to respond to the NFL’s growing problems.

09/19/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell talks during a press conference at the Hilton Hotel on September 19, 2014 in New York City.Goodell spoke about the NFL's failure to address domestic violence, sexual assault and drug abuse in the league. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Screaming, Shouting Benjy Bronk Escorted from Goodell Presser (Video)

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s much anticipated press conference Friday was interrupted by a raving lunatic shouting “DON’T TAKE ME TO AN ELEVATOR!” as security guards escorted him from the building.

09/19/2014

File photo of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaking during her weekly news conference on Jan. 29, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Pelosi: 49ers’ Ray McDonald Should Not Be Playing While Being Investigated For Allegedly Hitting Pregnant Fiancee

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said that San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald shouldn’t play football while he’s being investigated for allegedly hitting his pregnant fiancee.

09/17/2014

Anheuser-Busch InBev products are offered for sale on September 15, 2014 in Chicago. Illinois. Share of SABMiller have surged to an all-time high today on speculation of a takeover bid by Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Anheuser-Busch ‘Increasingly Concerned’ with NFL’s Handling of Off-Field Incidents

Anheuser Busch, a major NFL sponsor, released a statement Tuesday voicing extreme disappointment in the league’s handling of recent off-field incidents.

09/16/2014

Redskins owner Daniel M. Snyder. (Credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Dan Snyder Announces Support of Roger Goodell

Redskins owner Dan Snyder says he supports NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, stating he “has always had the best interests of football at heart” and “we are fortunate to have him.”

09/13/2014

Former Ravens running back Ray Rice is seen hitting his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City elevator in February. (Screen grab from TMZ Sports)

Networks Find Rice Video Too Hard to Resist

Television executives say they want to minimize replays of the video showing Ray Rice knocking out his then-fiancee with one punch. In practice, it has proved hard to resist.

09/12/2014

Inside linebacker C.J. Mosley #57 of the Baltimore Ravens is tackled after recovering a fumble by tight end Heath Miller #83 of the Pittsburgh Steelers at M&T Bank Stadium on September 11, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Five Things: Steelers Vs. Ravens Thursday Night Roundup

For just the second time in the past 11 regular-season games between Pittsburgh and Baltimore, the outcome was decided by more than a field goal, as the Ravens crushed the Steelers 26-6 last night at home.

09/12/2014

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