Stricter sanctions could include four-game or six-game bans for a first offense and a season-long ban for a second offense.
No matter what Ray Rice said yesterday, it can’t change what he did or the near-universal perception that aristocrats get more chances than we do. But Rice made one refreshing statement: His wife could do no wrong.
Smith’s commentary occurred during a discussion on ESPN2’s “First Take” last Friday about the NFL’s two-game suspension of Ray Rice.
ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith Gets Backlash After Saying Violence Victims Should ‘Make Sure It Doesn’t Happen’
“I think that just talking about what guys shouldn’t do, we got to also make sure that you can do your part to do whatever you can do to make, to try to make sure it doesn’t happen,” Smith said.
If the courts feel like Ray Rice should go to jail, he should.
While Rice appeared contrite, coach John Harbaugh’s response has drawn plenty of detractors on social media.
The NFL has suspended Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice two games for allegedly striking his wife in an Atlantic City hotel.
Players do not see a problem with the NFL’s priority on punishing drug use rather than conduct issues, even ones like domestic violence.
Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice said he was a happily married father as he arrived Thursday at a New Jersey courthouse to face assault charges stemming from an incident with his then-girlfriend in an Atlantic City casino elevator.
Even by the pro athlete’s subterranean standards, the Ray Rice video was shocking. He made no effort to heal or cradle or care for his unconscious fiancee.