This week features some big divisional matchups in college football, headlined by a Big Ten game with huge implications when Wisconsin hosts Michigan.
If all the bonus criteria are achieved in the proposed new deal, Goodell’s total potential compensation could average about $40 million for each year from 2019 to 2023, making it a five-year extension worth up to about $200 million, according to a source familiar with the deal.
On Tuesday, Whitehead said he apologized to Leno right after the play finished when he realized he had stepped on his leg inadvertently. He said Leno had words for him after the play, asking him whether he stepped on him on purpose. Whitehead said he did not, telling Leno, “I’m not that type of guy.”
“As you see, after every play, you tackle guys, bodies all over the place,” Whitehead said. “So I saw the first leg or two, trying to hop over them, and then I ended up catching his other leg. It was a mistake.”
Cunningham reached the ball across the pylon and he was initially ruled out at the 2-yard line to set the Bears up with a first-and-goal. But a replay review initiated by Bears coach John Fox, who thought Cunningham scored, gave the ball to the Packers.
The even-keeled Ball explained that he was trying to avoid any further trouble.
“It’s the NBA,” Ball said after the Lakers lost 122-113 to the Suns. “People ain’t really gonna fight. I ain’t trying to get no technical.”
Walton said he could “absolutely” see how some would consider Ball’s actions a smart move.