Now, Rice's status is expected to be determined within the next few days as one source with knowledge of the situation predicted that former federal judge Barbara S. Jones will hand down her ruling as soon as Monday
It's fairly obvious that Roger Goodell's decision to suspend him until at least April 15 was heavily influenced by the Rice scandal, which focused a very harsh spotlight on the NFL's arbitrary and incoherent disciplinary system.
Final briefs from lawyers involved in Ray Rice's suspension appeal are due today, and former federal judge Barbara S. Jones is expected to hand down her ruling within the next 10 days, according to sources with knowledge of the case.
The third-party arbitrator who presided over the hearing that concluded last Thursday has informed lawyers to file their briefs by this Thursday with a decision expected to be handed down no later than 10 days afterward, according to sources with knowledge of the case.
Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome testified on Thursday that Ray Rice told NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on June 16 that he hit his then-fiancee, according to sources with knowledge of Newsome's sworn testimony.
During the next two days while presiding over an appeal hearing for indefinitely suspended former Ravens running back Ray Rice, former federal judge Barbara S. Jones will have to decide who is telling the truth.
The third-party arbitrator overseeing indefinitely suspended former Ravens running back Ray Rice's appeal is demanding silence regarding Wednesday and Thursday's proceedings, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.
Former Baltimore Colts defensive tackle Joe Ehrmann says violence against women is not a new problem, and it's not the NFL's problem alone, but the league has a chance to take a leadership role in changing things for the better.
The Ravens' salary-cap space has been reduced to $4.133,322 million under the NFL salary-cap limit while indefinitely suspended former running back Ray Rice's grievance against the team remains a pending matter.
Two new developments only add fuel to the widely held belief that both the league and the Ravens have been less than transparent since first learning of Rice's brutal assault on his then-fiancee in February.
The players' union hired former federal prosecutor Richard Craig Smith, who complained Friday night in an interview with the Associated Press that the NFL and the Ravens haven't cooperated with his requests for documents and witnesses.
Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome and team president Dick Cass have been informed in a ruling by a third-party arbitrator that they must testify at the appeal hearing for indefinitely suspended former Ravens running back Ray Rice, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.
A new public service announcement wants family, friends and others to recognize and intervene in cases of relationship violence. It was produced by One Love Foundation, which honors memory of Yeardley Love, the University of Virginia lacrosse player killed by her ex-boyfriend.
With Ray Rice dismissed, Bernard Pierce battling injuries and inconsistency and Lorenzo Taliaferro being a rookie, Justin Forsett has emerged as the surprise leader of the Ravens' running game. Heading into Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons at M&T Bank Stadium, Forsett ranks fifth in the NFL with 408 rushing yards and leads the league with an average of 6.4 yards per carry.
NFL lawyers have rebuffed a request from the NFL Players Association that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to testify in the pending appeal of indefinitely suspended former Ravens running back Ray Rice, according to sources.
Most Maryland voters agree that the Ravens were right to fire Ravens running back Ray Rice, but a higher percentage of women than men thought the team's punishment was too severe, according to a new poll for The Baltimore Sun.
Domestic violence prevention programs are far from the rule in many workplaces, and the House of Ruth of Maryland is hoping that might begin to change with the help of a partnership formed with the Baltimore Ravens in the wake of the Ray Rice scandal.
Indefinitely suspended former Ravens Pro Bowl running back along with his wife, Janay, and his defense attorney, Michael Diamondstein, will meet with both NFL investigator Robert Mueller III and NFL Players Association investigator Richard Craig Smith, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.