At least four television networks say they plan to stop or minimize airings of video showing Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice striking his then-fiancee and knocking her unconscious, footage that has called into question how the NFL disciplines players involved in domestic violence.
A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive five months ago, while league executives have insisted they didn’t see the violent images until this week.
As questions arose about how the NFL investigated domestic violence allegations against Ray Rice, Commissioner Roger Goodell said Tuesday the league asked for, but was not given, video showing the ex-Ravens running back punching his then-fiancee on an elevator.
The National Football League’s Commissioner Roger Goodell broke his silence Tuesday about the newly released elevator video from an Atlantic City casino showing former Baltimore Ravens star running back Ray Rice, punching his then fiance, Janay, in the face, knocking her out cold.
Ray Rice and Janay Palmer can be heard shouting obscenities at each other, and she appears to spit in the face of the three-time Pro Bowl running back right before he throws a brutal punch in a video shown to The Associated Press by a law enforcement official.
Ray Rice’s indefinite suspension from the NFL for domestic violence will cost him income from endorsements in addition to his $4 million in salary.
The Baltimore Ravens have terminated the contract of running back Ray Rice. He was also suspended indefinitely by the NFL after a video was released showing the running back striking his then-fiancee in February.
A new video that appears to show Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice striking his then-fiancee in an elevator last February has been released on a website.
Miami Heat start Dwyane Wade and actress Gabrielle Union tied the knot Saturday at a secret location in South Florida.
Sources close to legendary comedienne Joan Rivers say she is on life support.