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Goodell Monitoring Drop In NFL TV Ratings, Defends Uptick In Unsportsmanlike PenaltiesPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 20 / 16
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell yesterday said he did not think there was any one "single reason" for the NFL's drop in ratings this season. Goodell, addressing the media after the NFL's quarterly meeting in Houston, said, "We see tremendous strength in our numbers, but we also know that tw...
USOC Exec Dir Dick Schultz said that he believes he knows which "two or three" players on the U.S. men''s hockey team were responsible for the room vandalism in Nagano, and if the players don''t come
In his first in-depth interview since being suspended from the NBA for choking Warriors coach PJ Carlesimo, Latrell Sprewell spoke with CBS''s Lesley Stahl on "60 Minutes." Sprewell was the only parti
CFL Acting Commissioner John Tory "gave the league''s board of governors his notice" on Friday and said he plans to step down from his post "no later than" November 22, the date of the ''98 Grey Cup,
Though the quality of CBA players "has never been higher, there are reminders that in other ways CBA players are light years from their brethren in the NBA," with the "most obvious ... on the bottom l
Reaction continues to John Feerick''s decision on Latrell Sprewell. A national sampling follows: FROM THE SPORTS PAGE: In Philadelphia, Bill Lyon calls Feerick''s decision "dreadfully wrongheaded ...
With no members of the U.S. men''s Olympic hockey team coming forward and claiming responsibility for the room vandalism in Nagano, the USOC is "expected to sanction the entire team next week," accord
There are "rumblings" around the PGA Tour that a Vienna-based group known as the International Professional Golfers Association (IPGA) is "offering millions of dollars" to pro golfers based on their p
John Feerick''s decision to reduce Latrell Sprewell''s punishment for choking P.J. Carlesimo "did nothing to suggest that the pendulum of power in the league has swung away from the [NBA] commissioner
The impact of Feerick''s ruling on the power of NBA Commissioner David Stern is widely debated today. STERN''S POWER CURBED? In N.Y., Mitch Lawrence calls the ruling an "enormous setback to the curren
Reaction was mixed to Feerick''s decision. The following is a sampling from national markets: A UNION WIN? In N.Y., Selena Roberts writes of a "general feeling of victory from the union" (N.Y. TIMES,