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Ray Rice doesn’t deserve criticism

So let’s admit the one thing we all know, Ray Rice and all NFL players are human. They make mistakes, while some may not learn from mistakes, like Josh Gordon who constantly stays in trouble. Others learn and go on to have a great NFL career. Since being drafted in 2008, Rice has been nothing but an outstanding citizen. While Rice is more known for his play on the field, his off...
Via The Penalty Flag
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TV Station Swaps Ray Rice Apology Video for an Unfortunate Assault Video

FOX 9 News in the Twin Cities ran a story on Ray Rice’s first public comments since his suspension for the domestic violence case. Unfortunately someone in the video room swapped the video of Rice’s press conference for a video of two men, one dressed in a Spiderman costume, assaulting one another.
Via Next Impulse Sports
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FOX9 plays video of Spider-Man pummeling a guy instead of Ray Rice presser

KMSP FOX 9's nightly news broadcast in Minneapolis was all set to discuss Ray Rice's apology for knocking his wife out in Atlantic City when ..... Spider-Man.And before you blame Spidey, know that he was provoked (this ain't Times Square). The impersonator was the victim of an attempted robbery on Grafton Street.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by...
Via Bob's Blitz
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ray Rice apologized for beating up his wife

I have to admit, I think Ray Rice did a great job with his press conference on Thursday. He seemed truly sincere and man that’s learned from his shortcomings. “My actions that night were totally inexcusable. That night, I’m just (gonna) put it this way, that night I just replay over and over in my head. That’s not me. My actions were inexcusable. That’s something I have...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Letter rips WaPo for likening Ray Rice to Fred Flintstone

The entire Ray Rice controversy, from his alleged conduct to the NFL’s questionable two-game suspension stemming from the purportedly ugly incident involving his now-wife, and the ensuing questionable reactions and commentary from pundits and talking heads — specifically Stephen A. Smith — has provided for an opportunity to openly and reasonably discuss the tragic and […...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ravens brag about Ray Rice receiving standing ovation

Ray Rice was given a hero’s welcome in his return to the Baltimore Ravens on Monday night. Rice, who has been busy in court and disciplinary hearings this offseason after a domestic assault incident involving his wife Janay Palmer, got a standing ovation from Ravens fans as he took the field at an open training […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Whoopi: 'If you hit a man, don't be surprised if he hits back'

Growing up, I was always taught that no matter how angry someone got, violence was not an acceptable solution. Beyond that, as a young lady, I was also told that you should never raise your hand to a man because they may not have been brought up the same set of values. Which brings us again to the discussion of Baltimore Ravens RB Ray Rice, and the incident involving his wife Janay...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL's attempt to explain Rice suspension less than convincing

The National Football League has some of the highest-paid public relations personnel in the United States. This is one of the primary reasons that it has been able to skirt some major issues in the past as it relates to how the public perceives the league.  Unfortunately for the league, the two-game suspension Ray Rice received for assaulting his now wife Janay Palmer earlier this...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen A. Smith apologizes for domestic violence comments

ESPN’s first statement on the controversy that has enveloped the network after Stephen A. Smith’s comments on domestic violence amounted to an advertisement for Monday’s First Take.  There the network said, Smith would address the controversy in full. Monday’s First Take opened with what appeared to be a taped apology from Smith on set alone with Cari Champion.  After Smith...
Via Awful Announcing
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michelle Beadle calls out 'First Take' for Ray Rice segment

Michelle Beadle is going to say what she thinks.  That’s what has led her to being one of the most popular sports personalities in the industry… and to some notable clashes with others along the way. On Friday, she went where few ESPN employees are willing to go and publicly criticized First Take for their facepalm-inducing debate/segment/whatever on Ray Rice (which is really...
Via Awful Announcing
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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