Goodell stressed that the Baltimore Ravens’ running back has assumed responsibility for his conduct, has no history of assault and is following a court order to enter a diversionary program following his domestic violence arrest.
No matter what Ray Rice said yesterday, it can’t change what he did or the near-universal perception that aristocrats get more chances than we do. But Rice made one refreshing statement: His wife could do no wrong.
Goodell is supposed to be the law-and-order commissioner. He failed miserably in this case, as Rice should have been suspended for a full season.
Empires die from within. They collapse on themselves, and they fall by the hybrid disease of hubris and complacency. The NFL’s worldview is increasingly blurry, slowly unable to separate grand from grandiose.
Rice has been suspended two games after allegedly knocking his fiancee unconscious at an Atlantic City casino, the NFL announced Thursday.
He’ll get you the sports any way that he can. We’re talking about Francesa, who owns the No. 8 spot on the Daily News’ list of the “50 Most Powerful People” in Gotham’s sports landscape.
The NFL just announced that the NFL Draft will not be held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City next year. Here is my list of places that I’d like to see the NFL Draft.
For the first time in five decades, the NFL draft won’t be held in New York City in 2015.
“One former trainer has described the 1980s and 1990s as (the) Wild West in terms of the NFL monitoring the medications provided to its players,” the lawsuit said, according to the newspaper.
A federal judge on Monday granted preliminary approval to a landmark deal that would compensate thousands of former NFL players for concussion-related claims.
“We want our kids participating in sports,” Obama said. “As parents, though, we want to keep them safe and that means we have to have better information.”
On Thursday, half the U.S. Senate urged NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to change the Washington club’s name.
The addition of two teams in the playoffs was discussed Tuesday at the league’s spring meetings, but several owners and team executives said no vote would occur.
Michael Sam was picked by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round of the NFL draft, becoming the first openly-gay player drafted by a pro football team.
All eyes and iPhones were on Johnny Manziel, who squirmed in his seat for 21 picks before landing in the wasteland we call Cleveland. He forced a smile and his signature salutation, rubbing his thumb and forefinger, a metaphor for counting his cash.