NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell at a press conference in May. Goodell's handling of concerns about concussions and controversies surrounding players has led commentator Frank Deford to wonder whether Goodell is up to the job. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Italy's Vincenzo Nibali, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, passes the Arc de Triomphe during the twenty-first and last stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 85.4 miles with start in Evry and finish in Paris, France. Christophe Ena/AP hide caption

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A Washington Redskins helmet lies on the turf at the football team's training facility in Richmond, Va. AP hide caption

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