NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league asked for, but was not given, a just-released video showing former Ravens running back Ray Rice hitting his then-fiancee on an elevator.
Ray Rice and Janay Palmer can be heard shouting obscenities at each other, and she appears to spit in the face of the three-time Pro Bowl running back right before he throws a knockout punch in a video shown to The Associated Press by a law enforcement official.
Here is how players, sports pros and regular folks reacted to Ray Rice’s suspension on Twitter.
It seems we’ve jumped into the pool of relativism since we got wind of Josh Gordon’s season-long suspension for marijuana use. You have the indignant faction that can’t believe someone who smokes weed gets a year while Ray Rice skates with a two-game suspension
The NFL commissioner admits he didn’t do enough with regard to the punishment of Ray Rice, who was caught on tape dragging his unconscious wife from a casino elevator.
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.
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.
CBS won’t dictate to its announcers whether or not to use the nickname of Washington’s NFL franchise during televised games this season.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has received a letter from 50 Senators urging the league to endorse a name change for the Washington Redskins.
Former NFL player-turned-actor Terry Crews claims the league is a “cult.”