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.
Steelers cornerback William Gay knows that being a good, open communicator on the field can push Pittsburgh to perform better as players. Gay’s refreshing communication off the field regarding the Ray Rice domestic violence issue has conversation about the NFL and players going in a new direction.
Roger Goodell answered tough questions about what the league knew about that elevator video, and when.
The Pittsburgh Steelers (1-0) will face the Baltimore Ravens (0-1) at M&T Bank Stadium during Thursday Night Football on Sept. 11, 2014. Both teams need to make quick improvements to areas, mainly on defense, that could decide their fate in the AFC North rivalry game.
Here is how players, sports pros and regular folks reacted to Ray Rice’s suspension on Twitter.
Former Steelers linebacker James Harrison joined Bob Pompeani Saturday to talk about his recent retirement and look back on his career.
It seems we’ve jumped into the pool of relativism since we got wind of Josh Gordon’s season-long suspension for marijuana use. You have the indignant faction that can’t believe someone who smokes weed gets a year while Ray Rice skates with a two-game suspension
Acknowledging he “didn’t get it right” with a two-game suspension for Ravens running back Ray Rice, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced tougher penalties for players accused of domestic violence, including six weeks for a first offense and at least a year for a second.
No matter what Ray Rice said yesterday, it can’t change what he did or the near-universal perception that aristocrats get more chances than we do. But Rice made one refreshing statement: His wife could do no wrong.
All you’re going to do about Ray Rice is be mad — and continue to spend money on the National Football League.
Bob Pompeani hosted a roundtable discussion about the Ray Rice suspension with Amy Lawrence of CBS Sports Radio and Andrea Hangst of The Bleacher Report.