February 4, 2013 in Sports

Goodell would let son play

 

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell would “absolutely” want his own child to play football. After President Barack Obama recently said he’d “have to think long and hard” about allowing a son to take part in the sport, Goodell was asked the same question hours before Sunday’s Super Bowl during an interview on CBS’s “Face the Nation.” Like the president, Goodell has two daughters. The commissioner deflected the question about allowing a son to play football by noting the high incidence of concussions in girls soccer. Asked by Bob Schieffer on Sunday whether the league hid the risks of head injuries, Goodell said, “No.” –AP

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