The Steelers dealt with news of Ray Rice head-on, having to play in Baltimore last Thursday night. Since that time, Minnesota benched star running back Adrian Peterson for an indictment for “reckless or negligent injury to a child”-his 4-year-old son who he hit with a switch. Carolina’s Greg Hardy was also benched for domestic abuse charges.
So, in case you didn’t notice, the Ray Rice elevator video release dominated news this week, but life and drama in the sports world did go on. Here are the top 6 you may have missed this week.
Esiason says when you give up yards like the Steelers did on the ground and you can’t force turnovers and your offense is struggling…You might be in trouble.
For just the second time in the past 11 regular-season games between Pittsburgh and Baltimore, the outcome was decided by more than a field goal, as the Ravens crushed the Steelers 26-6 last night at home.
After Baltimore’s 26-6 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers, several players reportedly said the win was dedicated to Rice.
Playing three days after running back Ray Rice was released, the Ravens got a pair of touchdown passes from Joe Flacco and rolled past the rival Pittsburgh Steelers 26-6 on Thursday night.
Former Steeler Hines Ward is weighing in on the Ray Rice situation, in an interview with TMZ.
As the NFL has appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller III to conduct an investigation into the league’s handling of the Ray Rice case, Pittsburgh Steelers owner Art Rooney II and New York Giants owner John Mara have released a joint statement in which they detail their involvement in the proceedings.
I’m afraid, however, Rooney has found himself in a no-win situation; where there’s no way he can look good.
Rapoport says the biggest question is who saw the video? If this unamed woman didn’t pass it on…she will become the scapegoat. If she did pass it on…what then?
The NFL says former FBI director Robert S. Mueller III will conduct a probe into how the NFL handled evidence as it investigated domestic violence claims against former Ravens running back Ray Rice.
A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive three months ago, while league officers have insisted they didn’t see the violent images until this week.
Why is domestic abuse so prevalent among athletes? The Women’s Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh Associate Director Janet Scott-Mace joined Mike Pintek to talk about domestic abuse across the country.
The NFL can’t be happy that its most controversial franchise is playing its primetime game to kick off Week 2. But that’s exactly what’s happening as the Baltimore Ravens host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday night (8:25 ET, CBS).
WFAN co-host Craig Carton says Ray Rice “is trying to repair the damage” after shocking video from a February domestic incident resulted in his release from the Baltimore Ravens.