Roger Goodell Defends Commanders Investigation, but Not Snyder

The N.F.L.’s commissioner defended the league’s investigation into harassment claims against the Washington Commanders, but offered no support of the team’s owner, Daniel Snyder, who did not appear.

N.F.L. Commissioner Roger Goodell stood by the league’s investigation into allegations of workplace misconduct at the Washington Commanders organization at a congressional hearing on Wednesday, despite being challenged by House members about the N.F.L.’s decision not to compel a written report of the findings or to come down more harshly on the Commanders’ owner, Daniel Snyder.

Hours after the House Committee on Oversight and Reform released a memo that said Snyder had interfered in the investigation, Goodell testified that he believed Snyder had

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