What Happened When Janay Rice Met With The NFL In June?

The NFL has consistently shown throughout the Ray Rice saga it has no idea how to deal with domestic assault, perhaps not more obviously than when the league interviewed Janay and Ray Rice at the same time during a June 16th hearing. Questioning the victim of domestic assault in the presence of her attacker, let alone… » 11/28/14 5:07pm 11/28/14 5:07pm

The Only Thing Unusual About Ray And Janay Rice Is That Anyone Noticed

One of my first homicide stories as a young crime reporter was about a woman killed by her boyfriend. One of my last stories as a crime reporter was about a woman killed by her husband. In between, there were too many dead women to count. A few stand out in memory, the ones whose deaths were especially grisly or… » 9/11/14 4:09pm 9/11/14 4:09pm

Does The NFL Think Ray Rice's Wife Deserved It?

A week ago, we got news that the NFL had suspended Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice two games for the events of Feb. 15, when he allegedly knocked then-fiancée Janay Palmer unconscious in an Atlantic City casino elevator. The punishment fell well outside the usual disciplinary regime of commissioner Roger… » 7/31/14 1:50pm 7/31/14 1:50pm

Police Summons: Ray Rice Knocked Fiancée Out

The Atlantic City Police summons for Ray Rice provides more detail regarding the "very minor physical altercation" over the weekend. According to the description of the incident in Rice's summons, Rice struck his fiancée Janay Palmer "with his hand, rendering her unconscious, at the Revel Casino." Earlier today, TMZ… » 2/19/14 5:10pm 2/19/14 5:10pm