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In an effort to learn more about female football fans, the National Football League commissioned a study last year that examined the game-day preferences of women, including their thoughts on stadium restrooms NFL crisis could hinder growth of female fan base In an effort to learn more about female football fans, the National Football League commissioned a study last year that examined the game-day preferences of women, including their thoughts on stadium restrooms Check out this story on livingstondaily.com: http://usat.ly/1s4eCPJ Bartender Abby Hopper, left, of Baltimore, collects a Ray Rice Baltimore Ravens football jersey from Erin McGonigle, right, of Arbutus, Md., at Hersh's Pizza and Drinks, a Baltimore restaurant that offered a free personal pizza in exchange for Rice jerseys.
You want to know why Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punched out his girlfriend with all the swagger of a prize fighter? First answer that pops to mind? He's a creep and he'd be a creep no matter what his profession. But I think we have to admit his behavior is also partially because he's an uncouth jockstrap who plays pro football.
A three-day break wasn't enough to separate the Baltimore Ravens from the Ray Rice saga, and coach John Harbaugh expects the suspended running back and domestic violence to remain topics the team and the NFL will be addressing the foreseeable future. "We're probably not going to get away from it and probably rightly so," Harbaugh said Monday.
Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to teams Monday announcing that Lisa Friel, Jane Randel, and Rita Smith will work as "senior advisers." They will "help lead and shape the NFL's policies and programs relating to domestic violence and sexual assault," he wrote.
Sep 11, 2014; Baltimore, MD, USA; A Baltimore Ravens fan wears a Ray Rice jersey into the stadium prior to the game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at M&T Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports Welcome to Lunchtime Links, where we round up all the latest Ravens news from around the web for your convenient consumption.
NFL fans normally think of James Brown as the amiable host and broadcasting traffic cop of CBS's "NFL Today." On Thursday night, Brown again proved he is more than a jock broadcaster by offering insight and compassion regarding domestic violence.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., added his voice to the growing debate surrounding NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's fate, saying that if Goodell lied about the NFL not having seen the violent video of former Baltimore Ravens star Ray Rice knocking his then fianc unconscious until TMZ posted the video Monday, then "he should go." "If Roger Goodell lied, as a lot of people believe he did - because the security apparatus of the NFL is so competent and experienced that for them to not have known about this tape seems incredible - he should go," Blumenthal said Sunday on This Week .
For a few tantalizing moments, Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III looked like his old self again in the first quarter of Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at FedEx Field . Then his star-crossed career came unraveled again.
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Carolina Panthers deactivate Greg Hardy for Detroit Lions game Hardy, who is appealing a conviction for assaulting a woman, was supposed to play Sunday. Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://usat.ly/1s28Xd0 Aug 8, 2014; Charlotte, NC, USA; Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy sits on the sidelines during the first half of the game against the Buffalo Bills at Bank of America Stadium.
In 140 characters or less, the messages from abused women read like poetry, a song, a desperately scribbled note. Powerful and brave, they all answer a single question that this week has become a viral Twitter hashtag: "whyistayed."
You had better be all of those things at the grand opening regular season game at new Levi's Stadium. You had better force all those people in the Levi's club areas to actually pay attention to the game instead of hanging out inside at the numerous bars with numerous cocktails.
In this Feb. 2, 2014, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell takes the field before the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos in East Rutherford, N.J. A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL employee five months ago, while league executives have insisted they didn't see the violent images until they were published this week. The person played The Associated Press a 12-second voicemail from an NFL office number confirming the video arrived on April 9. A female voice expresses thanks for providing the video and says: "You're right.
Earlier this month, CBS Sports and NFL Network announced that Rihanna 's guest feature on Jay Z 's "Run This Town" will open each game of Thursday Night Football this year. However, in light of the NFL's Ray Rice controversy, the song has been pulled from tonight's Baltimore Ravens game and replaced with a special report on the Rice incident.
The last time anyone saw this much of Baltimore owner Steve Bisciotti he was celebrating the 2012 Super Bowl victory, clutching the Vince Lombardi Trophy and sharing the moment with coaches, players and fans. When it comes to the Ravens, Bisciotti tries to limit his public speaking engagements to a once-a-year minimum, reluctantly joining team officials to sum up the season at the Ravens training complex.
In this Jan. 13, 2013, file photo, Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti speaks with reporters in New Orleans. In the wake of the Ray Rice domestic violence fallout, Bisciotti said he let fans down by not investigating the incident as aggressively as he should have, in part because he wanted to believe his former star running back hadn't viciously punched his then-fiancee the way an explicit video showed he had.
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