Rice was already receiving plenty of support from fans in his hometown of New Rochelle Saturday morning, but others weren’t so forgiving.
Commissioner Roger Goodell put his foot down on Tuesday, saying the 2012 NFL MVP has “shown no meaningful remorse” for hitting his 4-year-old son with a wooden switch.
Rice spent nearly 10 hours at the hearing, which took place nearly two months after the former Pro Bowl running back was suspended indefinitely by the NFL and released by the Ravens.
The decision was handed out by the league’s Department of Player Safety following an in-person hearing with Moore, who is considered a repeat offender.
A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that New York Giants safety Will Hill is facing a possible third suspension for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy.
Alex Rodriguez is in California with flu-like symptoms and was unable to fly to New York for Friday’s session, a person familiar with the process told The Associated Press.
Girardi said on Thursday that if a decision isn’t made soon, the team will have to make backup third-base plans in case Rodriguez isn’t available.
Kellen Winslow Jr. is set to get back to work with the New York Jets, after serving a four-game suspension by the NFL for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances.
Wednesday, Oct. 2, was the third day of the scheduled (for now) five-day Alex Rodriguez arbitration at 245 Park Ave.
The grievance to overturn Alex Rodriguez’s 211-game suspension began Monday before arbitrator Fredric Horowitz.
The New York City Opera company said this weekend that it will have to suspend its season unless it raises $7 million by the end of the month.
Pete Rose admitted in 2004 to betting on baseball after nearly 15 years of denials. He says players wrapped up in scandal shouldn’t follow his lead.
Valdespin wasn’t exactly on solid footing in the Mets organization, and that was before his 50-game suspension as part of Major League Baseball’s investigation into Biogenesis.
The Yankees star will appeal the ban, which takes effect Thursday. He’ll be allowed to play during the grievance process and made his season debut Monday night in Chicago.
No lifetime ban? MLB is about to send a clear message — that baseball will welcome back any offender, no matter how heinous his involvement in PEDs.