Tag: Ray Rice

How Ray Rice plays in the NFL in 2015

Ray Rice is only on the sidelines in a figurative sense. The former Baltimore Ravens running back remains on the NFL indefinite suspension list in the aftermath of the release of security-camera footage showing him punching his then-fiancee twice, knocking her out cold, in a New Jersey elevator in February.


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ESPN calls Bill Simmons bluff

Bill Simmons seemed to dare ESPN to suspend him for his comments suggesting that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is a “liar” for insisting that he had not seen the videotape of Ray Rice attacking his then-fiancee.


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Daniel Snyder weighs in on Ray Rice, Roger Goodell

This is surely good news for Roger Goodell: that he has beleaguered Washington owner Daniel Snyder giving him a vote of confidence.


Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks sports, politics on WREL

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joined host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., on Friday to talk sports and politics news.


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What did we learn from the Ray Rice video? Nothing

Why did it take the video from inside the elevator showing Ray Rice hitting his then-fiancee Janay twice, knocking her out on her feet, her then hitting her head on a guardrail before dropping to the ground, for public opinion to turn so severely?


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How much deeper can Roger Goodell, NFL dig this hole?

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell insists that no one in the league office saw the videotape that shows Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee twice, knocking her out cold, until Monday, when TMZ published the video to its website.


Press Conference: Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III

Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III talks with reporters on Wednesday. Washington opens its 2014 NFL home schedule on Sunday against Jacksonville.


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The art of sportswriting, and the Ray Rice story

If your mother says she loves you, check it out. That’s the mantra that we live by in journalism. If you’re going to report something as fact, it had better be fact, and you’d better have vetted the hell out of it to make sure.


Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks sports on WREL

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks sports on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., with host Jim Bresnahan.


Ban Ray Rice, or fire Roger Goodell: Somebody’s head needs to roll

The story on the Ray Rice domestic-assault incident has now been updated from we don’t know what happened in the elevator to oh, my God, he knocked her the eff out!