Roger Goodell Visits Domestic Violence Hotline CenterFacing criticism about the handling of recent abuse cases, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell spent three hours Saturday night visiting the headquarters of the National Domestic Violence Hotline and getting an up-close look at the realities victims face.
NFLPA Hires Investigator To Handle Ray Rice CaseThe NFL players' union has hired former federal prosecutor Richard Craig Smith to oversee its investigation into the Ray Rice domestic violence case.
Goodell Meets 11 Former Players To Discuss NFL ConductNFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and chief assistant Troy Vincent have met with 11 former NFL players to discuss ways to improve the league's personal conduct policy.
Ravens' Owner Bisciotti Refutes Rice Case Accusations Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti criticized a report that suggests he and other team officials tried to persuade the NFL to be lenient on Ray Rice after the running back was arrested for knocking out his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City elevator.)
Pacers' George Apologizes For Twitter Comments Defending Ray RiceNBA star Paul George got the message quickly Thursday.
Networks Say They're No Longer Showing Rice VideoAt 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.
AP Source: Copy Of Ray Rice Video Sent To NFL In April 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.
Goodell: NFL Sought But Didn't Get Rice Video 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.
Longer Rice Video Shows Obscenities, SpittingRay 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.
Nike, Others End Business Relationship With Ray Rice 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.
Ray Rice's Wife Takes To Social Media, Defends HusbandOne day after Ray Rice lost his job with the Baltimore Ravens and was suspended indefinitely by the NFL, his wife Janay Palmer is once again standing by his side.
Video Emerges That Appears To Show Ray Rice Striking FianceeA 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.