NFL's Twitter account hacked, commissioner is fine -NFL

Reuters News
Posted: Jun 07, 2016 1:00 PM

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The National Football League's Twitter account was hacked on Tuesday and a false tweet was sent that Commissioner Roger Goodell had died, an NFL spokesman said on his Twitter account.

"The @nfl Twitter account was hacked. @nflcommish is alive and well," league spokesman Brian McCarthy said.

(Reporting by Daniel Trotta; Editing by Toni Reinhold)