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League commissioner Goodell reportedly inks five-year extension

Roger Goodell has reportedly signed a five-year contract extension to remain the commissioner of the NFL, a deal Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones had tried to block. The New York Times was among the US media outlets reporting the deal on Wednesday, citing a memo sent to league owners from the compensation committee chaired by Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank. ESPN, citing an unnamed source, said that Goodell's five-year-deal, which runs through 2024, is expected to pay him some $40 million a year, although that figure includes incentive bonuses.

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