The Rices, both handcuffed, appeared affectionate as they were led out of the hotel by police not long after Janay was knocked out.
“And sometimes when I have a real thick briefing I have to read through, I’ll have the game on with the sound off.”
Commissioner Roger Goodell announced the changes during a news conference on Wednesday.
Jemele Hill of ESPN of the story on the incident — and the history behind it — that shocked fans and the league.
The Ravens running back has won his appeal of his indefinite suspension and will be reinstated, according to the NFL Players Association. The union argued he was punished twice for the same incident.
Fans and non-fans alike are calling foul on the violent lyric.
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There was a gag order on the two-day hearing, in which Rice, his wife, and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell all testified. The hearing will decide if Rice should be reinstated to the NFL following his indefinite suspension for punching his wife.
The ad is part of the NFL’s campaign to address domestic violence after a string of high-profile abuse cases involving league players, including Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson.
“I punched a mailman, that’s federal baby.”
The unnamed official told the AP that he sent the video of Ray Rice hitting his then-fiancée to NFL security chief Jeffrey Miller.
Fans have taken to Twitter to slam ESPN after the company suspended Simmons Wednesday. Simmons’ suspension came after he called NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell a liar.
In expletive-laced comments, Simmons called Goodell a liar, then challenged ESPN to censure him.
Each picture in the project represents a team that employs players with a domestic violence record.
The NFL Players Association filed an appeal of the indefinite suspension on behalf of Ray Rice on Sept. 16.
Steve Bisciotti said Monday that the information in ESPN’s report came from sources close to Ray Rice. The reporter fired back, saying the claim was “not true.”
BuzzFeed News asks sponsors if they would sever ties with the league over concerns about the way it handles domestic abuse and punishes players accused of violent acts.
“I got it wrong in the handling of the Ray Rice matter.”
The NFL Commissioner addresses the recent high-profile abuse cases involving Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson and other players.
Marriott Hotels, the official hotel sponsor of the NFL, told BuzzFeed News Friday that it is reviewing its deal with the league.
People began queuing up as early as 4 a.m. to return their Ray Rice jerseys at the M&T Stadium in Baltimore.
Stern statements from brands like Pepsi and Anheuser-Busch aren’t really damaging the league. If they want to affect real change, they need to hit the league and its owners where it hurts most — in their wallets.
Loyal CoverGirl users say they are not happy that the brand continues to sponsor the NFL despite the public outcry against its handling of domestic violence cases.
Indra Nooyi, PepsiCo’s CEO and chairwoman issued a statement today addressing the NFL’s “mishandling” of “the repugnant behavior of a few players.”
The Carolina Panthers removed defensive end Greg Hardy from their roster until a domestic violence case against him is resolved, according to reports. Attorney Gloria Allred is calling on the NFL to improve its investigation process of abuse allegations to provide fair, speedy discipline.
The players’ union announced Tuesday it is appealing the NFL’s decision to indefinitely suspend Ray Rice following the release of a video that showed the running back punching his then-fiancée. BuzzFeed News takes a look at what happens next.
Update: CBS will be using their new theme music to open the broadcast instead of Rihanna’s song.The singer lashed out at the network after they pulled her song from the inaugural broadcast of Thursday Night Football following the Ray Rice domestic violence controversy.
The newly crowned Miss America, Kira Kazantsev, said she had been in an abusive relationship in college.
Mom Hannah Storm got emotional on SportsCenter while talking about having to explain the NFL’s decisions with her football fan daughters.