A group dedicated to assisting victims of domestic violence in New York and New Jersey is celebrating a milestone.
“He would not have had to call four times (for the video),” said Jerry Izenberg, a longtime Star-Ledger columnist and the author of the new book, “Rozelle: A Biography.”
Among the topics discussed at Wednesday’s owners meetings was the commissioner’s role in handing out discipline, and he reiterated that all options “are on the table.”
The presentation on domestic violence given to NFL owners on Wednesday included a video by a former player appealing for recognition and action.
In a new AP-GfK poll, 32 percent say the commish should lose his job over the recent domestic violence scandals, with 66 percent saying he shouldn’t.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced the appointment Thursday after consulting with DeMaurice Smith, the players’ union executive director.
New information has been revealed on who at the NFL allegedly received the infamous video of Ray Rice punching his fiancée.
Richard Craig Smith will look at how the NFL and the Ravens handled issues of due process and discipline, as well as look at the conduct of the league office and the team.
Here are the top 15 top reactions from the sports world, sports fans and hardcore critics to Steve Bisiotti’s press conference.
Jerry Recco’s update covered all of the important bases, but first Boomer and Craig discussed the manner in which ESPN handled the Ray Rice text exchange.
Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti criticized a report that suggests he and other team officials tried to persuade the NFL to be lenient on Ray Rice after the running back was arrested for knocking out his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City elevator.
By the time the typical player signs an NFL contract, around 100 scouts, coaches and general managers have pored over his history.
A former teammate of Rice’s, Lewis addressed the report suggesting that the Ravens knew more about Rice’s alleged assault of his then-fiance than they have led on in previous weeks.
More than 7,000 fans turned out Friday and Saturday to swap their Ray Rice jerseys for those of other Ravens players during a two-day event at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.
“Unfortunately, over the past several weeks, we have seen all too much of the NFL doing wrong,” he said. “That starts with me.”