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Ray Rice addresses a news conference with his wife Janay at the Ravens training center on May 23, 2014. Rice spoke publicly for the first time since facing assault charges stemming from a February incident at an Atlantic City casino. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Goodell Defends 2-Game Ban For Ravens’ Rice In Domestic Violence Case

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.

08/01/2014

Running back Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens addresses a news conference with his wife Janay (not pictured) at the Ravens training center on May 23, 2014 in Owings Mills, Maryland. Rice spoke publicly for the first time since facing felony assault charges stemming from a February incident involving Janay at an Atlantic City casino. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Keidel: Rice Regrets, The World Forgets

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.

08/01/2014

Running back Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens addresses a news conference with his wife, Janay, at the Ravens training center on May 23, 2014. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Silverman: Goodell Should Have Suspended Rice For The Entire Season

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.

07/25/2014

Running back Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Keidel: The NFL Is Giving Mixed Signals, And It’s Very Alarming

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.

07/25/2014

Ray Rice addresses a news conference with his wife Janay at the Ravens training center on May 23, 2014. Rice spoke publicly for the first time since facing assault charges stemming from a February incident at an Atlantic City casino. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Ray Rice Suspended 2 Games For Assault Arrest; Shock, Anger On Twitter

Rice has been suspended two games after allegedly knocking his fiancee unconscious at an Atlantic City casino, the NFL announced Thursday.

07/24/2014

WFAN's Mike Francesa with New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson. (Photo by Brian Monzo/WFAN)

WFAN’s Mike Francesa Among ‘Most Powerful People’ In NY Sports

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.

07/24/2014

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5 Places I’d Like To See The NFL Draft

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.

07/18/2014

Roger Goodell address the audience at the NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall on May 8, 2014. (Credit: Getty Images)

Roger Goodell: LA Or Chicago — Not NYC — To Host 2015 NFL Draft

For the first time in five decades, the NFL draft won’t be held in New York City in 2015.

07/17/2014

Roger Goodell (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Report: DEA Investigating Abuse Of Prescription Medication In NFL Locker Rooms

“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.

07/14/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

NFL, Former Players Reach ‘Extraordinary Settlement’ On Concussion-Related Claims

A federal judge on Monday granted preliminary approval to a landmark deal that would compensate thousands of former NFL players for concussion-related claims.

07/07/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) shakes hands with former NFL linebacker and three-time Pro Bowler LaVar Arrington and former professional soccer player Taylor Twellman after delivering remarks during a Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit in the East Room of the White House. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

President Obama Calls For More Robust Research Into Youth Concussions

“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.”

05/29/2014

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Redskins President Says Team Name Is ‘Respectful’ To Native Americans

On Thursday, half the U.S. Senate urged NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to change the Washington club’s name.

05/24/2014

NFL Logo (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

NFL Likely Will Not Expand Playoff Field To 14 Teams Until 2015 Season

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.

05/20/2014

Michael Sam runs the 40-yard dash during the 2014 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 24, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Michael Sam Makes History, Is Taken By Rams In 7th Round Of NFL Draft

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.

05/10/2014

Johnny Manziel (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Keidel: Pro Football Meets Johnny Football

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.

05/09/2014

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