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Wed Sep 10, 2014, 05:23 PM Sep 2014

NOW (The National Organization for Women) calls for Roger Goodell to step down as NFL commissioner [View all]

Source: CBS

The National Organization for Women called for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to step down on Monday, saying in a statement the league "has lost its way."

They are not the first to question Goodell's ability to helm America's wealthiest and most popular sports league in the wake of the video released showing former star running back Ray Rice punching and knocking out his then-fiancee Janay Palmer.

"The NFL sets the example for college, high school, middle school and even elementary school football programs. And the example it is setting right now is simply unacceptable," said NOW in a statement.


"The only workable solution is for Roger Goodell to resign, and for his successor to appoint an independent investigator with full authority to gather factual data about domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking within the NFL community, and to recommend real and lasting reforms," the NOW statement said.

Read more: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/now-calls-for-roger-goodell-to-step-down-as-nfl-commissioner/

p.s.: ESPN is reporting that (according to Associated Press) Law Enforcement is confirming that they did indeed provide the damning inside elevator video to the NFL in *APRIL*
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April? TBF Sep 2014 #1
According to the Associated Press report, yes. (link) KeepItReal Sep 2014 #2
The NFL has not "lost its way". It exists to make money. Nothing else matters. mahannah Sep 2014 #3
Ding! Doctor_J Sep 2014 #5
You sure sound like you want Legalequilibrium78 Sep 2014 #13
not at all Doctor_J Sep 2014 #15
Not so tooeyeten Sep 2014 #16
If LE had this tape in April, Rice should have been cuffed and frog-marched back then Doctor_J Sep 2014 #4
What is LE? ann--- Sep 2014 #6
Law Enforcement KeepItReal Sep 2014 #7
law enforcement Doctor_J Sep 2014 #8
Oh ann--- Sep 2014 #12
I'd bet it stands for Law Enforcement Android3.14 Sep 2014 #9
Step down Goodell, say the Ladies of the US. RTFO! Dont call me Shirley Sep 2014 #10
yes, roger, step down--into a deep, dark hole, where you belong. niyad Sep 2014 #11
Betting that will not happen.... yuiyoshida Sep 2014 #14
Only If He Lied erpowers Sep 2014 #17
Goodelll is out tooeyeten Sep 2014 #18
We need a woman as the NFL commissioner. olddad56 Sep 2014 #19
Be careful what you wish for... Calista241 Sep 2014 #22
The National Organization for Women and almost all football fans Jack Rabbit Sep 2014 #20
#FireGoodell tooeyeten Sep 2014 #21
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