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Goodell Earned Nearly $32M In '15, Not A Large Drop From Scandal-Plagued '14Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 01 / 16
The NFL paid Commissioner Roger Goodell $31.74M in ‘15, the first pay period after the player misconduct scandals of ‘14. While a 7% decline from the previous year, the amount shows owners did not punish him greatly in his wallet for his self-admitted mistakes in handling the Ray Rice su...
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