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New video, outcry lead Ravens to cut Rice
New video, outcry lead Ravens to cut Rice

A newly circulated video showing Ray Rice knocking out his then-fiancee drew heightened and widespread outrage Monday, prompting the Ravens to fire the player whose dazzling runs on the field and anti-bullying efforts off it had endeared him to Ravens Nation. Rice, 27, had appeared poised to weather the storm that ensued after he was charged with assault for the incident in an Atlantic City, N.J., casino. The Ravens stood behind him, the National Football League punished him with a relatively light two-game suspension, and many fans greeted him warmly at an open practice at M&T Bank Stadium and continued to sport his No. 27 jersey. But the video that showed Rice punching now-wife...

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