NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is in a bitter battle few saw coming, led by Jerry Jones, the league’s most opinionated and powerful owner. Nobody knows how this will end.
Jones has threatened legal action against the league should the extension be finalized before the entire ownership group can look at it. Next month, there will be an owners-only meeting regarding Goodell’s deal in Irving, Texas.
The Seahawks are in that position for reasons easy to spot the offensive line, it almost goes without saying by now; the defense that then has to plant itself ever more firmly to withstand the pressure the offense puts on it.
Robert Woods sprained his left shoulder late in Sunday’s 24-7 loss to the Minnesota Vikings, and Rams coach Sean McVay said Monday that he is “probably going to be out a couple weeks.”
Pacers: Indiana improved to 18-37 all-time in regular-season games at Miami. Home teams always have a huge edge in this series; the Pacers are 44-9 in regular season games against the Heat in Indianapolis. … This was the start of the fifth back-to-back for Indiana this season, and the Pacers now have a chance for their second sweep. … Indiana led by as many as 30, its largest lead of the season.
Heat: Udonis Haslem played the final 3:26, his first appearance of the season — and officially making him a 15-year member of the Heat. … The shooting woes weren’t exclusive to Waiters.