Ray Rice

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice jerseys that fans traded in sit in cardboard boxes, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. The Ravens offered fans a chance to exchange their Rice jerseys for those of another player after he was cut by the team and suspended indefinitely by the NFL for domestic violence. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Ravens fans trade in their Rice jerseys at stadium

BALTIMORE (AP) — Thousands of fans have traded in their Ray Rice jerseys for those of other Baltimore Ravens at the team’s stadium store. The team set up the two-day program after releasing Rice last […]

09/19/2014

Baltimore Ravens Quarterback Joe Flacco

Ravens’ Flacco misses practice, should play Sunday

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Just when the Baltimore Ravens appeared poised for a return to normalcy, Joe Flacco missed practice Wednesday with an unspecified illness. The durable quarterback is expected to play Sunday against […]

09/17/2014

FILE - This April 25, 2014 file photo shows singer Rihanna watching Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series between the Brooklyn Nets and the Toronto Raptors in New York. CBS said Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 it was permanently editing a song featuring Rihanna's voice out of its Thursday night NFL telecasts _ after the singer issued a profane tweet about it. A portion of Jay-Z's "Run This Town" featuring Rihanna was cut out of last Thursday's game because the network was covering the controversy over Rice's assault of his then-fiancee. CBS had planned to use the song Thursday and for the rest of the season, but Rihanna tweeted her objections. CBS issued a statement saying that it was "moving in a different direction" with different theme music. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

CBS: Rihanna out of NFL telecast

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS and Rihanna are splitting up, more fallout from the Ray Rice domestic violence incident and the turmoil it has caused for the NFL. The network said Tuesday it was permanently […]

09/16/2014

FILE - In this May 1, 2014, file photo, Baltimore Ravens football player  Ray Rice holds hands with his wife, Janay Palmer, as they arrive at Atlantic County Criminal Courthouse in Mays Landing, N.J. Banter by two "Fox & Friends" hosts about video showing Rice hitting his then future wife is under fire. The hosts, Brian Kilmeade and Steve Doocey, made their on-air comments Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, while discussing newly released elevator video showing Rice hitting Janay Palmer in February. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

Program that accepted Rice rare in domestic cases

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The offender-rehabilitation program former Baltimore Raven Ray Rice entered after knocking his fiancee unconscious in an Atlantic City elevator is rarely used in domestic assault cases — but whether that means […]

09/16/2014

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, right, walks off the field with Justin Forsett before addressing the media at a news conference after NFL football training camp practice, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Owings Mills, Md. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

Union expects to file Rice appeal Tuesday

NEW YORK (AP) — The players’ union on Tuesday plans to appeal the indefinite suspension the NFL handed to Ray Rice last week. NFL Players Association spokesman George Atallah told The Associated Press on Monday […]

09/15/2014

FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2013, file photo, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice speaks during a news conference at the team's practice facility in Owings Mills, Md. At least four television networks say they plan to stop or minimize airings of video showing football player Rice striking his fiancee, footage that has called into question how the NFL disciplines players involved in domestic violence. The video from a casino elevator showing Janay Palmer crumbling to the floor after a punch has already been seen many times on TV since TMZ released it Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Sponsors keep close watch on NFL investigation

Major brand sponsors are watching closely to make sure the National Football League doesn’t fumble the investigation into how its executives handled evidence in the Ray Rice domestic violence case. For big companies like Anheuser-Busch, […]

09/12/2014

FILE - In this May 1, 2014, file photo, Baltimore Ravens football player  Ray Rice holds hands with his wife, Janay Palmer, as they arrive at Atlantic County Criminal Courthouse in Mays Landing, N.J. Banter by two "Fox & Friends" hosts about video showing Rice hitting his then future wife is under fire. The hosts, Brian Kilmeade and Steve Doocey, made their on-air comments Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, while discussing newly released elevator video showing Rice hitting Janay Palmer in February. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

Prosecutor defends Ray Rice investigation

New Jersey law advises that those who commit violent crimes should “generally be rejected” from the program Ray Rice was allowed into instead of potentially facing jail time for knocking his then-fiancee unconscious. But the […]

09/11/2014

Karla Owens wears a Baltimore Ravens' Ray Rice jersey as she tailgates before the Ravens' NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Ravens fans, men and women, wear No 27 for Rice

BALTIMORE (AP) — Music blared from the purple bus, and Baltimore Ravens fan Racquel Bailey stood with drink in hand amid her usual tailgate buddies while making a bold fashion statement: a black, rhinestone-decorated jersey […]

09/11/2014

FILE - In this March 19, 2013, file photo, FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on the FBI's budget. The NFL says former FBI director Mueller will conduct a probe into how the NFL handled evidence as it investigated domestic violence claims against former Ravens running back Ray Rice. NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said in a statement Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014,  that the investigation will be overseen by NFL owners John Mara of the New York Giants and Art Rooney of the Pittsburgh Steelers. (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File)

Owners say Rice investigation will be independent, made public

NEW YORK (AP) — The two NFL owners overseeing the investigation into how the league pursued and handled evidence in the Ray Rice domestic violence case pledged Thursday to make the findings of the probe […]

09/11/2014

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

Selig: Domestic violence policy has been discussed

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says the league and players’ union have previously discussed the idea of a blanket policy regarding domestic violence during collective bargaining, yet so far baseball […]

09/11/2014

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