A week ago, it seemed the world was angry at Roger Goodell because he had botched the Ray Rice decision. That was just the tip of the iceberg.
NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith told CBS News Tuesday that the union is required by obligation to defend Ray Rice as he challenges his suspension stemming from a February domestic incident.
Ray Rice is set to challenge a league in crisis-mode on his ban stemming from a February domestic incident, according to multiple reports.
Domestic violence, child abuse, health issues and a potential cover-up. There is enough to damage the NFL. What we’ll find out is exactly how much it can withstand.
In Ray Rice’s hometown of New Rochelle in Westchester County, controversy has erupted over whether the local high school did the right thing by taking down Rice’s Baltimore Ravens jersey.
There is blood in the water and the sharks are circling. Roger Goodell probably knows that there can’t be a positive outcome to the Ray Rice video scenario, and that’s a shame.
Ravens fans male and female, young and old, arrived for Thursday night’s game against the Steelers debating the events that have affected their team over the last few days.
For just the second time in the past 11 regular-season games between Pittsburgh and Baltimore, the outcome was decided by more than a field goal, as the Ravens crushed the Steelers 26-6 last night at home.
The owners of the Giants and Steelers, both close confidants of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, said they would not be conducting or directing the investigation.
Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti said Thursday night that he does not believe NFL Chairman Roger Goodell could possibly have seen the video months ago.
NBA star Paul George defended Ray Rice on Twitter, then backtracked less than an hour later by deleting the posts and apologizing to women and victims of domestic violence.
The superintendent of the City School District of New Rochelle says that though Rice’s actions are condemnable, his hometown can “hope for healing and growth for him, his family and our community.”
We look at this game from a fantasy football perspective and consider the players from both sides that should be placed in the lineup or benched.
The person played The Associated Press a 12-second voicemail from an NFL office number on April 9 confirming the video arrived. A female voice expresses thanks and says: “You’re right. It’s terrible.”
New Rochelle High School has taken down Ray Rice’s Baltimore Ravens jersey from its gymnasium, according to Talk of the Sound, a New Rochelle news website.