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An NFL franchise was “locked and loaded” to sign scandal-ridden running back Ray Rice. Then the team’s owner stepped in, according to WFAN co-host Craig Carton.
A judge on Thursday dismissed domestic violence charges against Ray Rice, who was captured by a surveillance camera knocking his then-fiancee unconscious in a hotel elevator last year.
Don’t play them. Don’t sign them. Don’t even answer their agents’ phone calls. It’ll never happen. The teams don’t care, not really. Not when it gets in the way of a winning record.
Two members of Congress have asked NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to clarify whether teams can lose draft picks if they do not properly address domestic violence.
“To all the kids who looked up to me, I’m truly sorry for letting you down, but I hope it’s helped you learn that one bad decision can turn your dream into a nightmare,” Rice said in a statement Friday.
NO MORE said on its YouTube page that the spot will be the first ever to address domestic violence and sexual assault during the big game.
Commissioner Roger Goodell got a strong vote of confidence from team owners on a day a league-hired investigator determined the NFL botched the Ray Rice case, but found no evidence of a cover-up.
A former FBI director hired to look into how the NFL pursued evidence in the Ray Rice abuse case says the league should have investigated more thoroughly before it initially punished the player.
New England and Baltimore are developing an impressive postseason rivalry.
Our sports teams here in New York weren’t all that good this past year — except for the Rangers (and, OK, now the Islanders). Still, we found reasons — both good and bad — to keep tuning in.
“I made a horrible mistake in my life, but if you truly believe in second chances, they will forgive me,” Rice said.
Nearly 500 employees at NFL headquarters turned over phone and email records to investigators looking into how Roger Goodell and his staff pursued and handled evidence in the Ray Rice case.
A special counsel for investigations and conduct will oversee initial discipline, Commissioner Roger Goodell said. The commissioner also may appoint a panel of independent experts to participate in deciding an appeal.
Rice was already receiving plenty of support from fans in his hometown of New Rochelle Saturday morning, but others weren’t so forgiving.