This was as bizarre as it gets.
The NFL players’ union appealed Ray Rice’s indefinite suspension Tuesday night.
Goodell has used Janay Rice rather than supporting her, which is ridiculous.
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.
A so-called “independent” investigation into the NFL’s handling of the Ray Rice saga is underway.
Dear NFL, you need to prove that you think women actually have a worth.
This directly contradicts what NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has been contending.
The Ray Rice debacle is just the latest of missteps by NFL commissioner Goodell.
Goodell maintains no one in the league office saw the elevator tape until Monday.
Here is how players, sports pros and regular folks reacted to Ray Rice’s suspension on Twitter.
Ray Rice’s time in Baltimore is over.
Colts owner Jim Irsay pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count of driving while intoxicated.
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
There are now stiffer penalties for all sorts of off-the-field incidents.
Marijuana makes football feel less bad, but the The Shield won’t tolerate it.
“I didn’t get it right,” Roger Goodell wrote of punishment for Ray Rice.
If the Roger Goodell wants to tout safety, there’s an obvious move to make here.
The slow fade of the “Redskins” nickname is taking shape.
“It has to be consistent with other cases,” Roger Goodell says. “And it was in this matter.”
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.