Ray Rice’s Indefinite NFL Suspension Overturned


By The Associated Press The former Baltimore Ravens player won his appeal of the ban Ray Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL, which has been "vacated immediately," the players' union said Friday. The appeal was heard earlier this month by former U.S. District Judge … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Late-night laughs: Happy birthday, Mr. President (Putin)


Russian President Vladimir Putin turned 62 this week -- and late-night comics couldn't resist throwing a few birthday jabs his way. From Jimmy Kimmel to Seth Meyers, here's a roundup of some of their best birthday greetings, to Russia, with laughs. … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Colbert punches his ‘Mideast Frequent Bombing Card’


From airstrikes in Syria to President Obama's "latte salute," late-night comics like Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart and Jimmy Kimmel take on this week in politics. … [Read more...]

Ray Rice Video Allegedly Sent to NFL Security Chief in April


By The Associated Press A law enforcement source says he attached a note reading, "Ray Rice elevator video. You have to see it. It's terrible" The video of Ray Rice punching his fiancee inside a casino elevator was sent to NFL headquarters to the attention of league security chief Jeffrey … [Read more...]

Ray Lewis’ Remarks on Ray Rice Add to Controversy: “Some Things You Can Cover Up”

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By Ryan Gajewski Lewis, who played with Rice for five seasons, pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice in connection to a double homicide Former NFL star Ray Lewis, no stranger to controversy, has raised some eyebrows with televised comments he made about the Ray Rice scandal. Lewis, … [Read more...]

Woman Soccer Star Charged with Domestic Violence But Still Plays


By Marc Gordon -- There's been overwhelming criticism of the NFL for its handling of the domestic violence incidents involving Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson and other football players, which resulted in Rice getting cut from the Ravens & banned from the NFL, Peterson suspended & loss of … [Read more...]

PepsiCo CEO Criticizes NFL for “Mishandling” Scandals, Questions League’s Integrity


By Ryan Gajewski   Pepsi replaced Coca-Cola as the official soft drink of the NFL in 2012 On Wednesday, PepsiCo CEO and chairman Indra Nooyi issued a statement criticizing the league. PepsiCo is the official soft drink of the NFL. "I am a mother, a wife, and a passionate football … [Read more...]

NFL Scandal: Top Beer Sponsor ‘Increasingly Concerned’ Over Recent Incidents


  The top beer sponsor is weighing on the NFL for its handling of a string of highly publicized abuse scandals involving star players, On Tuesday, Anheuser-Busch — a big spender in Super Bowl advertising whose Bud Light brand is the official beer of the league — issued a highly critical statement … [Read more...]

Should Ray Rice Rice Be Allowed Back In The NFL ? – [cast your vote]


By ESPN First Take -- Should Ray Rice Rice Be Allowed Back In The NFL ? … [Read more...]

TV Ratings: CBS and NFL’s ‘Thursday Night Football’ Partnership Gets a Strong Start


By Michael O'Connell Overnight returns for the game are just 10 percent shy of this week's 'Sunday Night Football' on NBC CBS and the NFL's $275 million deal to air eight Thursday Night Football games on both CBS and cable's NFL Network roared to a very auspicious start last night. Though … [Read more...]