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Roger Goodell Has Lost Control

When Paul Tagliabu's career as commissioner of the National Football League came to an end, a young, sharp-dressed future of hope was selected to take over the NFL. That hope-inspiring young man was Roger Goodell. Very few questioned the charismatic figure. It was a welcomed change.

Goodell's tenure has been mired by controversial player decisions -- both on and off of the football field. From concussions to drugs to domestic disputes. In the agreement outlined in the Collective Bargaining Agreement in 2010, Goodell was awarded full power as judge, jury, and executioner of any of these situations he wanted to handle. It was this one crucial clause that held up the agreement during the locket, and it has proven to be his unraveling.

Last season, former Baltimore Ravens RB Ray Rice became the center of attention for a domestic violence case. Rice knocked his then-fiance unconscious during an argument. Goodell originally levied a two-game suspension on Rice, and then admitted th…

WWE Payback Will Make or Break The Summer

No, not Summer Rae. I'm actually losing interest in the Rusev/Dolph Ziggler feud now that Summer Rae is involved. When it was all about Lana, it made sense. It had a driving factor. It put Lana in a light where she could shine. Now, that light is dimmed. A shadow cast over the feud by creative's fat sack of horrible booking decisions. But Rusev v Ziggler is not the only story in trouble.

Seth Rollins and Brock Lesnar are being properly booked, but once again, Rollins is hiding behind The Authority. The same Authority that just two weeks ago was getting the crowd behind them. Kane once again teasing becoming a monster, instead only becomes "same old shit." J&J are more entertaining than ever, and yet here we are again with them thrown right under Rollins' gear in the sweat bag.

Sure, it makes sense. Lesnar is the most dominant superstar we may have ever seen. Rollins didn't pin Lesnar. But Rollins had attacked Lesnar in 1v1v1 situations before. Sure, one …