Tag: Ray Rice

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Sports World Reacts to Mueller Appointment as Special Counsel

According to the Sporting News, “After conducting an investigation into the NFL’s handling of the Ray Rice case, Mueller, a former director of the FBI, exonerated commissioner Roger Goodell in January 2015. The investigation determined that no one at the league had received video of Rice punching his wife in a casino elevator before the video was published by TMZ. The report, however, also found the NFL did not aggressively pursue new information about the Rice case.”

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Ray Rice on NFL Comeback: ‘I’m Hopeful’

Former Baltimore Ravens running back and now free agent Ray Rice told TMZ Sports Sunday that he is still hoping for another opportunity in the NFL. Rice, 28, has been out of the league since he was released by the Ravens in

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Obama Wants to Own NBA Team, Compares Self to Aaron Rodgers

In a fawning interview Bill Simmons conducted with Barack Obama for GQ, the president lets readers know the inside-baseball secrets of his sports-minded mind, including his desire to own an NBA franchise, his belief that he and Aaron Rodgers share a kindred unflappability, and his disbelief that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell makes $44 million a year.

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Domestic Abuser Ray Rice: ‘I’m a Rehabilitated Man’

Former Baltimore Ravens running back and domestic abuser Ray Rice spoke sat down with ESPN’s Jemele Hill to discuss his life after the crime and he claimed to be a “rehabilitated man.” The former all-pro running back was caught on camera dragging

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LA Times’ Plaschke: ‘Why Is Hope Solo Still with USWNT?’

Recent evidence from police records have been released about U.S. Women’s Soccer goalie Hope Solo, which makes it appear she not only beat up the 6’8 270 pound son of her half-sister, but was also belligerent to the police while being arrested. Amid this report,

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Domestic Violence Charges against Ray Rice Dropped

On Thursday, Judge Michael A. Donio of New Jersey dismissed domestic violence charges against Ray Rice because the former Baltimore Ravens running back completed a pretrial intervention.

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Ray Rice: ‘I See Why People Commit Suicide’

The one-year anniversary of Ray Rice’s domestic violence video being released has come and gone, and Ray Rice is seeking new employment. The three-time Pro Bowl running back was released by the Baltimore Ravens in September and reinstated by the

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Former FBI Director’s Report Exonerates NFL on Ray Rice Video

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller, appointed by the NFL as a special investigator to look into the Ray Rice affair, reports that he discovered nothing to substantiate charges that the league viewed video of Ray Rice knocking out his fiancée prior to meting out punishment.

Celeb Nude Photo Scandal: Google Could Face Legal Action

Celeb Nude Photo Scandal: Google Could Face Legal Action

Attorneys for over a dozen female celebrities who had private photos stolen and leaked online during the nude photo hacking scandal are reportedly threatening legal action against Google for failing to remove the images from Google-based sites.  Hollywood Attorney Martin

NFL Owners Approve New Personal Conduct Policy

NFL Owners Approve New Personal Conduct Policy

The NFL’s 32 owners approved a new personal conduct policy on Wednesday in the wake of the Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson controversies. The policy empowers the league to conduct their own investigations independent from law enforcement and suspend players

Ray Rice Seeks Second Chance after ‘One Bad Night’

Ray Rice Seeks Second Chance after ‘One Bad Night’

Acknowledging that “domestic violence is a real issue in today’s society,” Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, reinstated to the NFL on Friday, wants his life back and a second chance to play professional football. In an interview with NBC’s

Janay Rice: Ray Only Abused Me Once

Janay Rice: Ray Only Abused Me Once

Janay Rice, who was knocked unconscious by her then-fiance Ray Rice in February, appeared on the Today show to issue a public statement that Rice, now her husband, had never abused her before the February incident and has not abused

Janay Rice: Ravens ‘Suggested’ I Apologize

Janay Rice: Ravens ‘Suggested’ I Apologize

Janay Rice, the wife of NFL running back Ray Rice claimed that the Baltimore Ravens “suggested” she apologize for her role in the domestic violence incident where her husband knocked her unconscious in an elevator during an interview with Matt

Ray Rice Returns: Ravens RB Wins Appeal; Commissioner, Rebuke

Ray Rice Returns: Ravens RB Wins Appeal; Commissioner, Rebuke

Ray Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension from the NFL. The former Baltimore Ravens running back can sign with any team immediately. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell initially suspended Rice for two games for a violent assault on

Katy Perry to perform at Super Bowl halftime show

Katy Perry to perform at Super Bowl halftime show

NEW YORK (AP) — Will Katy Perry be a firework at the Super Bowl? Will she show them what she’s worth? Will she let her colors burst? NFL announced late Sunday — after rumors swirled for weeks — that the

The Worldwide Leader in Hypocrisy

The Worldwide Leader in Hypocrisy

On a day when ESPN’s Outside the Lines exposed more than two-dozen cases since 2000 of NFL players guilty of domestic violence not missing a down in the league, the four-letter network earlier this week hired retired cage fighter Chael

Ricky Williams: I Don't Think Adrian Peterson Did Anything Wrong

Ricky Williams: I Don't Think Adrian Peterson Did Anything Wrong

Former NFL star Ricky Williams, who rushed for over 10,000 yards in his career, insisted on Jim Rome on Showtime that Adrian Peterson didn’t do anything wrong to his son. Peterson, who also belongs to the 10,000-yard club, pleaded no

This Halloween Be as Sexy or Offensive as You Want to Be

This Halloween Be as Sexy or Offensive as You Want to Be

For the last couple of years we can’t stop hearing about ridiculous sexy costumes.  Sexy Pizza.  Sexy Ghostbuster.  Sexy Mouse.  Even Sexy Wednesday Addams.  This has prompted a lot of articles from feminists with phrases like “we should be asking

Ray Rice Halloween Costumes Offend

Ray Rice Halloween Costumes Offend

After his ban from the NFL for domestic violence nearly two months ago, former Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice is hot again. Only this time as a Halloween costume. And it is a trend that his wife is not at

Appeal Scheduled for Ray Rice's NFL Ban

Appeal Scheduled for Ray Rice's NFL Ban

The National Football League banned Ray Rice over an incident of domestic violence caught on video. But if his appeal of the ruling wins, Rice could be back playing football this season. Former U.S. District Judge Barbara Jones serves as

NFL Teams, Players with Most Arrests

NFL Teams, Players with Most Arrests

The arrests of Aaron Hernandez, Ray Rice, and Adrian Peterson have reinforced the perception of the NFL as the National Felons League. But police actually arrest NFL players at about one-eighth the clip of the rate for comparable men in

Goodell, NFL Go Tone Deaf on Vontaze Burfict Ruling

Goodell, NFL Go Tone Deaf on Vontaze Burfict Ruling

In light of the Ray Rice episode, it’s hard to imagine that the NFL would once again undershoot on a player punishment–and yet that’s exactly what has happened in the Vontaze Burfict “ankle gate” case. Amidst a consensus among sports

Mariska Hargitay Unveils New Domestic Violence PSA Spots for NFL

Mariska Hargitay Unveils New Domestic Violence PSA Spots for NFL

How to stop as pervasive and destructive a problem as domestic violence? Public-service announcements, of course. The same powerful force that ended the nation’s drug problem through a fried-egg visual in the ’80s and abolished pollution through the arresting image

Breitbart Sports' Flynn Debunks Media Myths About the NFL

Breitbart Sports' Flynn Debunks Media Myths About the NFL

Breitbart Sports Editor Daniel Flynn argued that the problems facing the NFL have been overhyped by the media and created the false perception of an “epidemic” of legal problems for NFL players on Saturday’s “Smerconish” on CNN.  “With domestic abuse