When asked whether NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should resign over the way his office handled the incident, the Democrat sidestepped the question.
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.
Anheuser-Busch, one of the NFL’s biggest sponsors, says it isn’t happy with the recent controversy that has engulfed the league.
Ray Rice is set to challenge a league in crisis-mode on his ban stemming from a February domestic incident, according to multiple reports.
Roger Goodell sent a memo to teams Monday announcing that Lisa Friel, Jane Randel and Rita Smith will “help lead and shape the NFL’s policies and programs relating to domestic violence and sexual assault.”
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.
The banner, which says “@UltraViolet #GoodellMustGo,” also flew over NFL games in Cleveland and San Francisco on Sunday and the group plans to fly it over the Eagles-Colts game in Indianapolis on Monday.
Appearing on CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday morning, Gillibrand called the league’s handling of the case “awful” and “outrageous.”
Ray Rice was spotted at a football game at his former high school in New York Saturday afternoon.
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.
In the wake of the Ray Rice scandal and reports of on-campus rapes, demonstrators at Columbia University say more attention needs to be paid to the issue of sexual assaults on campus.
So, in case you didn’t notice, the Ray Rice elevator video release dominated news this week, but life and drama in the sports world did go on. Here are the top 6 you may have missed this week.
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.
“So this is yet another call to men to stand up and take responsibility for their thoughts, their words, their deeds.”