Ray Rice

  • Green Bay Packers v Seattle Seahawks
    September 20, 2014  

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell took the heat for the Ray Rice incident at a Friday press conference. But amid mounting public pressure to answer for multiple accusations of domestic-violence incidents that have spread throughout the league, how can NFL officials move forward? Kevin Clark of The Wall Street Journal joins Hari Sreenivasan in New York City. Continue reading

  • President Bill Clinton
    September 12, 2014   BY newsdesk 

    Domestic violence affects a “staggering” number of women around the world, President Clinton said when asked about the national reaction to the Ray Rice video in an interview with PBS NewsHour on Friday. “The reaction to the Rice incident show’s we’re still moving on it here,” Clinton said. I don’t know that you’ll ever eliminate it all since an enormous amount of violence in every society is within home, sadly.”
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  • Green Bay Packers v Seattle Seahawks
    September 11, 2014  

    The National Football League announced an investigation led by former FBI director Robert Mueller amid new questions about when league officials first saw images of Ray Rice hitting his then-fiancee. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Kavitha Davidson of Bloomberg View about the investigation, whether commissioner Roger Goodell will keep his job and the prevalence of domestic violence incidents in the NFL. Continue reading

  • domesticviolence
    September 9, 2014  

    Twenty years ago today, Congress passed the Violence Against Women Act, and in those years, domestic violence has been dramatically reduced. But the problem is far from solved: one in four women in the U.S. will be victims of assault by a partner in her lifetime. Judy Woodruff speaks with Esta Soler of Futures Without Violence about what it will take to end that abuse. Continue reading

  • The Baltimore Ravens have not commented on the newly released video that shows the brutality of running back Ray Rice's assault on his fiance in an Atlantic City elevator. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images
    September 8, 2014   BY Margaret Myers 

    On a day when NFL fans should be busy comparing their fantasy teams and stoking quarterback controversies, the discussion in the sports world is focused instead on the horrendous images of Ray Rice knocking his fiancé unconscious in an elevator. Continue reading

  • rayrice2
    August 1, 2014  

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has defended the two-game punishment of Baltimore Ravens’ Ray Rice for domestic abuse. The case, and its aftermath, have sparked a firestorm of public criticism that the penalty was too lenient. Jeffrey Brown talks to Christine Brennan of USA Today/ABC News about the pushback, and how the case fits into larger problems for the sport. Continue reading