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Ray Rice wins appeal of suspension, is immediately able to sign with NFL team
Ray Rice wins appeal of suspension, is immediately able to sign with NFL team

Ray Rice is eligible to return to NFL play after an arbitrator decreed Friday that league commissioner Roger Goodell improperly punished the former Ravens running back twice for the same domestic violence offense. Former U.S. District Judge Barbara S. Jones ruled for Rice in his appeal of the NFL's indefinite suspension, handed down Sept. 8, the same day TMZ posted footage of Rice striking then-fiancee Janay Palmer at an Atlantic City Casino. Goodell had previously suspended Rice two games for the incident, prompting a fierce backlash from critics who said the league did not take domestic violence seriously enough. In her ruling, Jones called the second, indefinite suspension...

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