Rule is not a flop

Updated: October 4, 2012, 4:35 PM ET
By Johnette Howard | ESPN.com

How is it, exactly, that NFL czar Roger Goodell is seen as the law and order commissioner when in David Stern's NBA they have the Dress Code Edict, the Technical Foul Tracking System, the Flagrant Foul Recidivist Act, the No Arguing with the Refs Embargo (except if it's banished rogue ref Tim Donaghy, then rip away), and now, as of this week, the Anti-Flopping Rule, which includes an escalating series of fines and a morning-after videotape review by the league office, with no avenue for ...

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