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11 min ago | Chico Enterprise-Record
The NFL players' union appealed Ray Rice's indefinite suspension Tuesday night, saying that he shouldn't be punished twice for punching his fiancee in a casino elevator. Rice was originally handed a two-game suspension in July under the NFL's personal conduct policy after he was charged with assault for the Feb. 15 attack.
4 hrs ago | 4029TV.com
Try writing a post seeking comment on whether embattled NFL star Ray Rice could ultimately be forgiven and watch your social network streams light up with a fair amount of outrage questioning how you could even suggest such a thing. It is definitely not politically correct to ask if a man seen on a hotel surveillance video knocking out his then-fiancee and dragging her from an elevator could one day face redemption.
8 hrs ago | The Maryland Gazette
Baltimore Sun reporter Aaron Wilson looks back at the Ravens ' game each week and looks ahead to their next opponent. GAME PLAN: Instead of airing it out and employing a no-huddle offense the way they did frequently in ineffective fashion during a loss to the Cincinnati Bengals , the Ravens scrapped the hurry-up approach and adopted a balanced, gritty approach.
11, 2014, Baltimore Ravens running back Bernard Pierce runs with the ball during the first half of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Baltimore. . Ray Rice, right, and his wife Janay Rice attend the Ramapo versus New Rochelle high school football game at New Rochelle High School Saturday, Sept.
The Washington Redskins placed Brandon Meriweather back on the 53-man roster Tuesday after the veteran safety completed serving his two-game suspension for an illegal hit. The NFL handed Meriweather, a 13-game starter for Washington last season, the season-opening ban for a shot he gave to Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith in a preseason game on Aug. 23. The two-time Pro Bowl selection drew a personal foul penalty for forcible contact to a defenseless player on the play.
Texas prosecutor: NFL sought investigative file on Adrian Peterson Montgomery County, Texas, prosecutor says office only released copy of indictment Check out this story on WKYC.com: http://usat.ly/1s56Cht Critics accused NFL commissioner Roger Goodell of failing to seek video evidence, which later surfaced, in a domestic abuse case involving running back Ray Rice, but Goodell said the league sought all the evidence it could in the case. On Tuesday, in a separate case involving Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, a Texas prosecutor said the league sought the full investigative file in the matter, but said his office only released a copy of the indictment.
Anheuser-Busch is the first major National Football League sponsor to publicly criticize how the league is handling domestic violence controversies. "We are disappointed and increasingly concerned by the recent incidents that have overshadowed this NFL season," said the company's statement.
CBS and Rihanna are splitting up, more fallout from the Ray Rice domestic violence incident and the turmoil it has caused for the NFL. The network said Tuesday it was permanently editing a song featuring Rihanna's voice out of its Thursday night NFL telecasts -- after the singer issued a profane tweet about it.
Rihanna is NOT happy about CBS pulling her musical intro to last week's "Thursday Night Football" game featuring the Baltimore Ravens. The singer had been set to be part of a pre-taped segment, but given her status as a domestic violence victim and the scandal involving suspended former Ravens sta r Ray Rice, the network opted to cut the song from the broadcast.
There's guarded optimism that Ravens veteran free safety Will Hill could potentially have his six-game suspension for violating the NFL substance-abuse policy reduced, according to sources. Under a revised drug policy that's been approved in balloting by the NFL Players Association player representatives that still requires NFL approval, the threshold for testing positive for marijuana has increased from 15 ng/m to 35 ng/m.
In an effort to learn more about female football fans, the National Football League commissioned a study last year that examined the game-day preferences of women, including their thoughts on stadium restrooms NFL crisis could hinder growth of female fan base In an effort to learn more about female football fans, the National Football League commissioned a study last year that examined the game-day preferences of women, including their thoughts on stadium restrooms Check out this story on livingstondaily.com: http://usat.ly/1s4eCPJ Bartender Abby Hopper, left, of Baltimore, collects a Ray Rice Baltimore Ravens football jersey from Erin McGonigle, right, of Arbutus, Md., at Hersh's Pizza and Drinks, a Baltimore restaurant that offered a free personal pizza in exchange for Rice jerseys.
You want to know why Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punched out his girlfriend with all the swagger of a prize fighter? First answer that pops to mind? He's a creep and he'd be a creep no matter what his profession. But I think we have to admit his behavior is also partially because he's an uncouth jockstrap who plays pro football.
A three-day break wasn't enough to separate the Baltimore Ravens from the Ray Rice saga, and coach John Harbaugh expects the suspended running back and domestic violence to remain topics the team and the NFL will be addressing the foreseeable future. "We're probably not going to get away from it and probably rightly so," Harbaugh said Monday.
Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to teams Monday announcing that Lisa Friel, Jane Randel, and Rita Smith will work as "senior advisers." They will "help lead and shape the NFL's policies and programs relating to domestic violence and sexual assault," he wrote.
Sep 11, 2014; Baltimore, MD, USA; A Baltimore Ravens fan wears a Ray Rice jersey into the stadium prior to the game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at M&T Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports Welcome to Lunchtime Links, where we round up all the latest Ravens news from around the web for your convenient consumption.
NFL fans normally think of James Brown as the amiable host and broadcasting traffic cop of CBS's "NFL Today." On Thursday night, Brown again proved he is more than a jock broadcaster by offering insight and compassion regarding domestic violence.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 12:40 pm
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