As the Ravens prepared for Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns, their organization remained under significant scrutiny for what it did and didn't do in its handling of the Ray Rice domestic violence situation.
As questions remain about the thoroughness of investigations by the Baltimore Ravens and the NFL into running back Ray Rice's assault on his then-fiancee, a check of public records shows little written interaction between authorities and the league or team.
You can only shake your head in wonderment at cable TV when an ESPN show host gets it wrong as to what's in an investigative report that his own channel just published. And worse, the story it's on is one of the biggest in the history of professional sports.
Ravens executives were aware of the severity of Ray Rice's altercation with his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City casino elevator but still conducted a months-long campaign for leniency, a new report said Friday.
An anthropologist looking back from some more enlightened future at American values and gender roles in this young century would learn much from the cases of Shaneen Allen and Ray Rice, concluding that we remain a highly patriarchal, tribal and violent society not much more advanced in our legal or governing systems than our most primitive ancestors.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, in a memo to all 32 teams, outlined the league's plan to offer support and enter into partnerships with organizations that work to prevent domestic violence and sexual assault.
In the wake of the NFL Players Association filing an appeal on behalf of indefinitely suspended former Ravens star running back Ray Rice and requesting that Roger Goodell recuse himself from handling the case, NFL spokesman Greg Aiello pointed out in an email to The Baltimore Sun today that the NFL commissioner never intended to hear this appeal.
The NFL Players Association filed a grievance on behalf of former Ravens running back Ray Rice on Tuesday night, demanding that the increased discipline levied a week ago by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell be overturned.
Protesters calling for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's ouster in the wake of the Ray Rice domestic abuse scandal have seized upon a digitally altered Cover Girl ad picturing a female football fan with a black eye to bring a striking visual to their mission.
Now, this high-profile situation is about to enter the legal arena with the NFL Players Association poised to file a grievance today on behalf of Rice requesting that the punishment from the league be overturned.
Now that former Ravens star free safety Ed Reed has joined the media, he's in the position of commenting on his former team as well as weighing in on former teammate Ray Rice and his high-profile domestic violence incident.