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2006-06-08 20:06:28

By Ben Klayman CHICAGO (Reuters) - The question facing the tradition-bound National Football League (NFL) in the quest for a new leader is whether to play it safe with an insider who has been part of the sport's dominance or look outside for someone to shape its future.

2006-03-20 14:00:03

NEW YORK (Reuters) - National Football League commissioner Paul Tagliabue is retiring in July after more than 16 years in the job, the league announced on Monday.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.