“The NFL, right now, I think they’re out of control. We have gotten multiple conflicting statements from various people we’ve been talking with inside there, where it sounds like they don’t know what’s what.”
While some professional athletes have come out in support of Ray Rice, only to do an about-face in the face of public outcry, the Giants’ Mark Herzlich is no such flip-flopper. He doesn’t want Rice anywhere near the team he plays for.
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.
Many current and former NFL players are unhappy with Goodell and the league, and they have taken to Twitter to vent their frustrations.
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.”
The NFL Commissioner was either willfully ignorant of the Ray Rice elevator tape or just plain incompetent, and neither bodes well for his future.
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.”
Staten Island lawmakers are supporting a new initiative that focuses on domestic violence offenders– not the victims.
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.
The NFL can’t be happy that its most controversial franchise is playing its primetime game to kick off Week 2. But that’s exactly what’s happening as the Baltimore Ravens host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday night (8:25 ET, CBS).
“He’s embarrassed,” Craig Carton said Wednesday. “He recognizes that this has now stained who he is as a man. … And he is dedicated to righting that wrong.”
“Oh, God no,” Irvin told Joe & Evan when asked if he believes that Goodell is lying about having never seen the second video. “God no. God no, I don’t think he’s lying.”
The Commissioner told Norah O’Donnell that “no one in the NFL, to my knowledge” had seen a new video of what happened between Ray Rice and his now-wife until it was posted online.
Justice found Ray Rice Monday. The hypocrisy of professional sports will eventually save him, for nobody is ever gone for long in the play-for-pay game.
Craig talked about the lengthy conversation he had with Rice yesterday, as the New Rochelle native tries to pick up the pieces.