The National Football League, whose Super Bowl championship game will be played in New Jersey next year, will provide $2 million to rebuild youth playgrounds and gyms damaged by Hurricane Sandy, to help fight obesity in kids.
National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell said preventing head injuries during tackles is the top priority for the U.S.’s most popular sport as the season closes with tomorrow’s title game between the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers.
Roger Goodell’s pay more than doubled to about $29.5 million in 2011 after the National Football League commissioner led the most popular U.S. sports league to decade-long contracts with players and broadcasters.
The National Football League and its officials have to close a gap of about $50 million to $70 million before they can reach agreement on a new five- to seven- year contract, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said.
National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell said he has yet to receive a revised contract from the New Orleans Saints for Sean Payton after rejecting a deal the team offered the coach in September 2011.
Roger Goodell reinstated a season ban for New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma while cutting the penalties for two other players suspended in the National Football League’s probe of the team’s bounty program.