Goodell out as commissioner?

The NFL has been criticized for its handling of the Ray Rice case ever since it handed a two-game suspension to Rice for an offseason arrest for domestic violence. This week the outcry has grown exponentially, as video of Rice striking his then-fiancee emerged, Rice was released by the Baltimore Ravens and suspended indefinitely by the NFL, and questions began swirling as to whether the league had seen or should have seen the video. Then on Wednesday came a potentially damning report, as a law enforcement official told the Associated Press that he sent the video to the NFL in April.

Commissioner Roger Goodell's future now is in doubt. Is his position no longer tenable?

Should Roger Goodell resign or be fired in the wake of the Ray Rice situation?

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  • Will Roger Goodell lose his job as commissioner in the wake of the Ray Rice situation?

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  • How much will recent controversies, such as the Ray Rice situation, hurt the popularity of the NFL?

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  • Will you support the NFL less because of recent controversies, such as the handling of the Ray Rice situation?

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  • Will Ray Rice ever play in the NFL again?

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Finding a good roommate is a bit like going into a draft without having seen any video or done any research. You might get someone who conveniently forgets to pay the rent, or leaves dirty dishes in the sink, or decides to practice entire symphonies on the glockenspiel at 3 a.m. Luckily for Michael Vandevoort, his former roommate Doug McDermott left on seemingly good terms after getting taken by the Chicago Bulls on draft night.

The only problem? McDermott left all of his clothes in the closet. Vandevoort decided that the best way to get rid of an entire wardrobe tailored for a 6-foot-8 small forward was to sell it off, piece by piece:

Proceeds of the sale will go to support the NorthStar youth basketball program. Before you ask: Vandevoort's mini-garage sale announcement was retweeted by McDermott, so we don't think he's too broken up about having to spend some of his NBA rookie contract money on a suit or two.

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We'd normally warn against taking photos from your car, but we'll make an exception for Roy Hibbert's documentation of an Indiana police officer giving a spare pair of boots to a homeless man on the side of the road:

This isn't the first time we've seen a story like this, but it's always worth noting how much a gesture of compassion can mean to people.

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Nick Young is not going to stop being Nick Young.

Already this summer the Los Angeles Lakers guard -- who in July signed a four-year, $21.5 million deal to remain in his native Southern California -- has attended the MTV Video Music Awards with girlfriend Iggy Azalea, offered to be Lakers coach, drove a Zamboni during the Kings' Stanley Cup run, and threw out a hilariously bad first pitch at a Dodgers game.

Recently while in New York City -- where he attended Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week with J.R. Smith -- Swaggy P just couldn't help himself. When driving by a local court, Young simply had to get in on the action:

Caption: "Lol surprise some lil hoopers while driving thru these NY streets decided to stop and join they 3 on 3 ... I had to swag on them tho #JustBecause #NYFW #BallIsLife #BasketballJones"

We've said it before and we'll say it again: May Swaggy never stop.

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Here's a new one: Alabama dropped in The Associated Press Top 25 ... despite winning. That's the level of respect Oregon is commanding after a thunderous come-from-behind victory over Michigan State on Saturday. The Ducks still aren't No. 1; that distinction belongs to defending national champion Florida State. What do you make of Oregon's No. 2 spot? Click on the logos below to set your rankings!

2014 College Football Top 25

Florida State

Florida State

AP ranking: 1

Oregon

Oregon

AP ranking: 2

Alabama

Alabama

AP ranking: 3

Oklahoma

Oklahoma

AP ranking: 4

Auburn

Auburn

AP ranking: 5

Georgia

Georgia

AP ranking: 6

Texas A&M

Texas A&M

AP ranking: 7

Baylor

Baylor

AP ranking: 8

USC

USC

AP ranking: 9

LSU

LSU

AP ranking: 10

Notre Dame

Notre Dame

AP ranking: 11

UCLA

UCLA

AP ranking: 12

Michigan State

Michigan State

AP ranking: 13

Ole Miss

Ole Miss

AP ranking: 14

Stanford

Stanford

AP ranking: 15

Arizona State

Arizona State

AP ranking: 16

Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech

AP ranking: 17

Wisconsin

Wisconsin

AP ranking: 18

Kansas State

Kansas State

AP ranking: 19

Missouri

Missouri

AP ranking: 20

Louisville

Louisville

AP ranking: 21

Ohio State

Ohio State

AP ranking: 22

Clemson

Clemson

AP ranking: 23

South Carolina

South Carolina

AP ranking: 24

BYU

BYU

AP ranking: 25

Nebraska

Nebraska

AP ranking: NR

North Carolina

North Carolina

AP ranking: NR

Oklahoma State

Oklahoma State

AP ranking: NR

Florida

Florida

AP ranking: NR

Duke

Duke

AP ranking: NR

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