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  • NFL players are no role models [Letter]

    NFL players are no role models [Letter]
    As a retired speech professor who has taught many elements of argument for a very long time, maybe I can help you. I read your recent piece associating the NFL with a responsibility for disciplining players for activities that I don't believe have...
  • No defense for what Ray Rice did

    "I think they're going too far with Ray Rice." So said a civil servant I know only in passing, making small talk the other day. No, it is not the majority opinion, but neither is the guy alone. Last week, USA Today quoted women fans who pointedly support...
  • Fantasy waivers: Is it time to find a backup to Tom Brady?

    Fantasy waivers: Is it time to find a backup to Tom Brady?
    Would you believe that Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has as many touchdown passes (a league-leading six) and has thrown for more yards per game (262.5) than Peyton Manning (255.5)? Of course, no one's suggesting that you take Cutler before the...
  • NFL: How players with Virginia connections fared in regular-season Week 2 (through all games)

    NFL: How players with Virginia connections fared in regular-season Week 2 (through all games)
    The latest Fuller brother from Virginia Tech to reach the NFL, Kyle, made a huge impact Sunday night in his second regular-season game. The rookie intercepted two passes in the second half, leading the Chicago Bears' rally from a 17-point deficit to a...
  • Rodgers-Nelson combo earns dividends

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Green Bay Packers - INSIDE SLANT If quarterback Aaron Rodgers is showing favoritism to receiver Jordy Nelson in the Packers offense at the outset of the season, so be it. That is the sentiment of head coach Mike...
  • Jets squander lead with lack of discipline

    The Sports Xchange By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange Jets squander lead with lack of discipline FLORHAM PARK, N.Y. -- New York Jets coach Rex Ryan struck a pair of familiar tones -- optimism and defiance -- as he stepped to the podium Monday afternoon...
  • NFL Players Association, Ray Rice to appeal indefinite suspension, sources say

    NFL Players Association, Ray Rice to appeal indefinite suspension, sources say
    Now that former Ravens running back Ray Rice's $35 million contract has been terminated and he's indefinitely suspended by the NFL, the NFL Players Association and Rice are poised to appeal by filing a grievance as soon as Monday, according to sources....
  • Read On: A punch by any other name

     Read On: A punch by any other name
    It seems that everywhere you went this week — and I went to St. Louis — you couldn't escape the noise blasting from the discussion of Ray Rice and "The Punch." And trust me that even seeing the man's name in print or on a television or...
  • Vikings Peterson Indicted On Child Abuse Charges

    Adrian Peterson, All-Pro running back for the Minnesota Vikings, was indicted Friday on charges he struck his young son with a switch in Texas, his attorney said in a statement. A grand jury in Montgomery County returned the indictment Friday afternoon...
  • Christine M. Flowers: Ray Rice episode being irresponsibly simplified by ratings-hungry media

    I've never been a victim of domestic violence, but I've loved people who have been. I say "people" because some of the victims have been men, despite the general "Burning Bed" stereotype of the muscled brute beating the living daylights out of the 100-...
  • NFL roundup: Senators seek 'zero-tolerance' for domestic violence

    The Sports Xchange NFL roundup: Senators seek 'zero-tolerance' for domestic violence Sixteen female senators on Thursday sent a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell requesting that the NFL adopt a zero-tolerance policy against domestic violence....
  • Ray Lewis — guilty of being black [Letter]

    Ray Lewis — guilty of being black [Letter]
    I was most confused by the letter writer who seemed to object to the statue of Ravens legend Ray Lewis being given equal status to the one of Johnny Unitas ("Statue of Ray Lewis is disgraceful," Sept. 8). After all, as the writer observed, Ray Lewis was...