Goodell Takes Questions on NFL Conduct

(CNN) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell addressed the NFL’s recent problems with domestic violence. The announcement comes on the same day the president launches a new campaign to combat sexual assault at colleges and universities. A White House official infers the NFL needs to “get a handle” on the problem. Meanwhile, the Pentagon is also … Continue reading »

Fans React to Third NFL Arrest

EUGENE, Ore. — For the third time in a week an NFL player is in the headlines for domestic abuse or assault allegations. Police arrested Arizona’s Jonathan Dwyer on aggravated assault charges. Dwyer’s arrest comes less than 24 hours after Vikings star Adrian Peterson was placed on the Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission List. That means he won’t … Continue reading »

NFL to Test for Human Growth Hormones

(CNN) — The National Football League is making changes to its policies on performance enhancing substances. The league and its players association announced the deal Wednesday. As part of the agreement, testing for human growth hormones will beginning this season. Players who test positive for a HGH, steroids or other banned stimulants will be suspended, … Continue reading »

Janay Rice Defends Husband

EUGENE, Ore. — Janay Rice’s continued defense of her husband, former NFL player Ray Rice, has many questioning why victims stay in abusive relationships. While this is a very public case, it isn’t an isolated one. It’s estimated one in four women and one in seven men will experience violence in their lifetimes and those … Continue reading »

NFL Suspends Ray Rice Indefinitely

BALTIMORE — Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice is suspended indefinitely from the NFL. The league announced the decision on the same day a new video shows the violent assault of his then-fiance inside an elevator. The Ravens also announced that his contract had been terminated. In the newly released clip, Rice is seen punching … Continue reading »

Ifo Won’t Go: Ekpre-Olomu Staying at UO

EUGENE, Ore.– Ifo Ekpre-Olomu is staying in Eugene for one more season. The junior cornerback announced on Monday that he will not declare for the 2014 NFL Draft, according to Oregon’s athletic website. “The two main factors related to my decision to return were my continued progression as a person and a player,” Ekpre-Olomu said … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Cooks Declares for NFL Draft

Oregon State wide receiver Brandin Cooks: Courtesy: OSU Sports Information CORVALLIS, Ore.–Oregon State University junior wide receiver Brandin Cooks has elected to make himself eligible for the 2014 NFL Draft by submitting a notarized petition to the NFL renouncing his remaining one year of college eligibility. Cooks, the 2013 recipient of the Biletnikoff Award as … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Ifo, Prevot, Helfrich

Oregon Cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu: Oregon Linebacker Torrodney Prevot: Oregon Head Coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon Running Backs Coach Gary Campbell:

Football Games Expensive for Fans

(CNN) — Going to a game is getting more expensive. By the time you buy the tickets, pay for parking, and grab some cold ones, it will set you back a pretty penny. How much? Try $209 for 2 tickets, 2 beers and parking. And that doesn’t even count food. A new report from Team … Continue reading »

Less Than Half NFL Venues Have Wi-Fi

(CNN) — In May 2012, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced an initiative to outfit all 31 NFL stadiums with Wi-Fi. But with the start of the 2013 regular season just days away, less than half of the NFL’s venues are Wi-Fi enabled and no stadiums have launched new Wi-Fi systems this year. Paul Kapustka, the … Continue reading »

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