Ray Rice

Ray Rice. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Arbitrator Vacates Rice’s Indefinite Suspension By NFL

Former federal judge Barbara S. Jones was deciding whether the NFL overstepped its authority in modifying Rice’s two-game suspension after video of the Baltimore Ravens running back punching his fiancee— now his wife, Janay — became public.

11/28/2014

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month in the NFL. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Baffoe: NFL Doesn’t Care About You, So Don’t Care About Its Pink

It’s your reminder that the NFL’s breast cancer awareness campaign is a lie.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2014

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Twitter Responds To Ravens Owner Steve Bisciotti’s Press Conference

Here are the top 15 top reactions from the sports world, sports fans and hardcore critics to Steve Bisiotti’s press conference.

09/23/2014

Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Owner: ‘No Misinformation’ By Ravens On Rice

“Their accusations didn’t jibe with what we know is fact,” Steve Bisciotti says of an ESPN report.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2014

ESPN personality Ray Lewis. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Ray Lewis On Ray Rice Situation: ‘Some Things You Can Cover Up … Some Things You Can’t’

It was an odd “Sunday NFL Countdown” segment from Ray Lewis.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2014

Ray Rice. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

There Are No Sure Things In NFL’s Vetting Process

Some 100 people pore over each potential NFL player’s past, but they can’t know everything.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2014

Brandon Marshall. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Sorry You’re Not Sorry, Brandon Marshall

Marshall’s press conference missed the mark Thursday, writes Tim Baffoe.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2014

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#WhyIStayed: Meredith Vieira, Domestic Abuse Survivors Find Their Voice

By Wendy Widom CHICAGO (CBS) — As the crisis over domestic violence in the NFL continues to dominate the headlines, women across the country are now bravely coming forward to share their stories of abuse. This week, Meredith Vieira […]

09/18/2014

Former Ravens running back Ray Rice. (Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Ham: NFL and Undue Process

There’s a difference between innocent and not guilty.

CBS Chicago–09/17/2014

Chicago Bears v Minnesota Vikings

Vikings Reverse: Adrian Peterson Banned From Team

Adrian Peterson has been placed on the exempt-commissioner’s permission list.

CBS Chicago–09/17/2014

Ray Rice. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Union Appeals Rice’s Indefinite Suspension By NFL

The NFL players’ union appealed Ray Rice’s indefinite suspension Tuesday night.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2014

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TTYM: Tebow’s New Gig, Tyson’s Tirade And McIlroy’s Major Miss

So, in case you didn’t notice, the Ray Rice elevator video release dominated news this week, but life and drama in the sports world did go on. Here are the top 6 you may have missed this week.

09/12/2014

Roger Goodell. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Ham: Why Roger Goodell Should Resign

Goodell has used Janay Rice rather than supporting her, which is ridiculous.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2014

Bears receiver Brandon Marshall. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Bears’ Season Isn’t Over … Unless They Lose Sunday

Keep the faith, but be ready to acknowledge the end could be near for the Bears.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2014

Inside linebacker C.J. Mosley #57 of the Baltimore Ravens is tackled after recovering a fumble by tight end Heath Miller #83 of the Pittsburgh Steelers at M&T Bank Stadium on September 11, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

5 Things: Steelers-Ravens Thursday Night Roundup

For just the second time in the past 11 regular-season games between Pittsburgh and Baltimore, the outcome was decided by more than a field goal, as the Ravens crushed the Steelers 26-6 last night at home.

09/12/2014

Bears chairman George McCaskey. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Chairman McCaskey Has ‘Complete Faith’ In Roger Goodell

A so-called “independent” investigation into the NFL’s handling of the Ray Rice saga is underway.

CBS Chicago–09/11/2014

Ray Rice. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Tamara Holder Blames ‘Anti-Testicular Police’ For Ruining Ray Rice’s Career

A Fox News commentator blasted the “anti-testicular police” for destroying the football career of wife-beater Ray Rice.

09/11/2014

Pacers forward Paul George. (Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty Images)

Paul George Defends Ray Rice On Twitter, Then Backtracks

What on earth is Paul George thinking?

CBS Chicago–09/11/2014

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Forget About Ray Rice, The NFL Just Doesn’t Care About Women

Dear NFL, you need to prove that you think women actually have a worth.

CBS Chicago–09/11/2014

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Congressmen Send Letter To Goodell, Other Sports Commissioners

It seems everyone has had something to say about the brutal Ray Rice video. Now, even congress wants to get into the act. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Chicago) told CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley developments made their coming inquiry even more necessary.

09/10/2014

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