Vikings reverse course, place Peterson on exempt list

Sep 17, 2014

Vikings reverse course, place Peterson on exempt list

After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Minnesota Vikings have reversed course and placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner’s permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he ...

NFL players' union appeals Rice's indefinite suspension

Sep 17, 2014

NFL players' union appeals Rice's indefinite suspension

The NFL players’ union appealed Ray Rice’s indefinite suspension Tuesday night. Rice was originally handed a two-game suspension in July under the NFL’s personal conduct policy after he was charged with assault following a Feb. 15 altercation with his then-fiancee in a casino elevator. ...

Ravens fly high without Rice

Sep 12, 2014

Ravens fly high without Rice

The dismissal of Ray Rice wasn’t a distraction for the Baltimore Ravens. Ultimately, it served as inspiration. Playing a pivotal divisional game three days after the release of the star running back, Baltimore got a pair of touchdown passes from Joe Flacco and rolled ...

Goodell denies seeing video

Sep 10, 2014

Goodell denies seeing video

As questions arose about how the NFL investigated domestic violence allegations against Ray Rice, commissioner Roger Goodell said Tuesday the league asked for, but was not given, video showing the ex-Ravens running back punching his then-fiancee in an elevator. Goodell told CBS that “no ...

Ravens cut Rice after latest video emerges

Sep 9, 2014

Ravens cut Rice after latest video emerges

Ray Rice was let go by the Baltimore Ravens on Monday and suspended indefinitely by the NFL after a video was released showing the running back striking his then-fiancee in February. The grainy video, released by TMZ Sports, shows Rice and Janay Palmer in ...

Goodell announces harsher penalty for domestic violence

Aug 29, 2014

Goodell announces harsher penalty for domestic violence

Acknowledging he “didn’t get it right” with a two-game suspension for Ravens running back Ray Rice, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced tougher penalties for players accused of domestic violence, including six weeks for a first offense and at least a year for a second. ...

Harbaughs come together for 49ers-Ravens tilt

Aug 7, 2014

Harbaughs come together for 49ers-Ravens tilt

They are NFL coaches on opposite ends of the country, so it isn’t often that the Harbaugh brothers have a get-together in August. The exception to the rule will occur this week. Jim Harbaugh and the San Francisco 49ers will face John Harbaugh and ...

Ravens running back Rice says actions 'totally inexcusable'

Aug 1, 2014

Ravens running back Rice says actions 'totally inexcusable'

Ray Rice stepped to the microphone, took a deep breath and spoke for 17 minutes about what he called “the biggest mistake of his life.” His arrest for domestic violence against his then-fiancee last February is something Rice figures will haunt him long after ...

NFL suspends Rice for two games

Jul 25, 2014

NFL suspends Rice for two games

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice received a two-game suspension from the NFL on Thursday following his offseason arrest for domestic violence. Rice will miss the season opener against the AFC North champion Cincinnati Bengals on Sept. 7 and the Sept. 11 game on ...

Rice says sorry for assault

May 24, 2014

Rice says sorry for assault

NFL His voice cracking with emotion, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice acknowledged Friday that he “failed miserably” and apologized for the actions that led to his arrest on assault charges. Rice was arrested following a Feb. 15 altercation in Atlantic City, New Jersey, ...

Smith signs with Ravens

Mar 15, 2014

Smith signs with Ravens

Steve Smith is eager to continue his NFL career in Baltimore, where he’s just a short flight from his permanent home in Charlotte. The longtime Panthers standout wide receiver didn’t waste any time finding a new home, signing a three-year contract with the Ravens ...

Tucker's six FGs sink Lions

Dec 17, 2013

Tucker's six FGs sink Lions

Justin Tucker’s powerful leg kicked the Super Bowl champions into playoff gear. Tucker made six field goals, including a franchise-record 61-yarder with 38 seconds left that lifted the Baltimore Ravens to an 18-16 win over the Detroit Lions in a Monday night matchup with ...