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NFL likely to extend Goodell’s contract

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 08 / 21 / 17

The NFL is close to extending Commissioner Roger Goodell’s contract through 2024, and an announcement may be coming as soon as this week, sources said. The 32 owners do not need to vote on the renewal because they unanimously agreed at their May meeting to give that authority to the six-own...

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