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Player Safety At Center Of “Heads Up Football”

When Atlanta Falcons President Rich McKay spoke Saturday to dozens of youth football officials about better protecting players, it wasn’t just the health of the players at stake. The well-being of football might be on the line.

97.1 The Ticket–05/06/2013

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. (Beth Fisher)

Goodell, Owners To Speak At Career Symposium

The NFL had job vacancies for eight coaches and seven general managers in the offseason and despite its signature program for hiring diversity candidates, not a single one ended up in those positions.

97.1 The Ticket–05/02/2013

JACKSONVILLE, FL - NOVEMBER 8: NFL commissioner Roger Goodell talks with injured running back Maurice Jones-Drew of the Jacksonville Jaguars before play against the Indianapolis Colts November 8, 2012 at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Open Letter: Dear Roger Goodell

You are releasing the 2013 NFL schedule tonight at 8 pm.

97.1 The Ticket–04/18/2013

Dan Rooney (R), team owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers, talks with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after the Steelers defeated the Arizona Cardinals 27-23 during Super Bowl XLIII on February 1, 2009 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.  (Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Goodell: No Expanded Playoffs For 2013

The Baltimore Ravens’ reward for winning the Super Bowl might be a road trip.

97.1 The Ticket–03/19/2013

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NY AG: NFL Must Act On Sexual Orientation Concern

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman urged the NFL on Thursday to investigate whether possible draft picks were improperly asked about their sexual orientation during the league’s combine, which he said would be illegal in New York.

97.1 The Ticket–03/14/2013

JACKSONVILLE, FL - NOVEMBER 8: NFL commissioner Roger Goodell talks with injured running back Maurice Jones-Drew of the Jacksonville Jaguars before play against the Indianapolis Colts November 8, 2012 at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Goodell: Owners Could Expand Postseason To 14 Or 16 Teams

If you like (or don’t like) Roger Goodell’s ambition to increase the regular-season schedule to 18 games, you’re really going to love (or hate) the owners’ next big idea — playoff expansion.

97.1 The Ticket–12/13/2012

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 04: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell greets first responders on the field before a game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on November 4, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The game is the first professional sporting event to be held in New Jersey since Superstorm Sandy swept ashore with devastating force. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Goodell Says Suh’s Intent Very Difficult To Judge

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and league officials looked at Ndamukong Suh’s latest infamous act on the field from several angles, trying to understand why the Detroit Lions defensive tackle kicked Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub in the groin area.

97.1 The Ticket–11/28/2012

DETROIT - DECEMBER 05: Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz argues an Unnecessary Roughness call on Ndamukong Suh #90 by NFL referee Ed Hochuli #85 during the fourth quarter of the game against the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on December 5, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. The Bears defeated the Lions 24-20. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Regular Refs To Work Thursday Game After Agreement

The NFL’s regular officiating crews are back. Their return couldn’t have come soon enough for many players, coaches and fans.

97.1 The Ticket–09/27/2012

ead coach Jim Schwartz of the Detroit Lions argues a call with the referees during the game against the New Orleans Saints. (Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

NFL Reaches Tentative Agreement With Refs

So long, replacement refs. The NFL’s regular crews will be back on the field starting Thursday night.

97.1 The Ticket–09/27/2012

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 23: Referee Robert Dalton during a game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium on September 23, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Tentative Deal Between NFL, Regular Referees Is ‘At Hand’

The long, somewhat-overblown national nightmare that’s been the referee lockout appears headed to a conclusion.

97.1 The Ticket–09/26/2012

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