Quote of the Day

"I didn't get it right. Simply put, we have to do a better job. And we will."
-- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, in a letter to team owners outlining stronger penalties for domestic violence cases following Ravens RB Ray Rice getting just a two-game suspension earlier this summer. (Mult., 8/28)
Friday August 29, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 247 Print This Issue

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  • Taking A Stand

    Goodell took full responsibility for the Ray Rice punishment

    The NFL on Thursday "significantly ramped up its penalties for domestic violence" after it "admitted its error" in suspending Ravens RB Ray Rice for just two games, according to Sam Farmer of the L.A. TIMES. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in a letter announced that a first offense will result in six-game penalty, and a second offense will result in "at least a year." Goodell: "At times … despite our best efforts, we fall short of our goals. We clearly did so in response to a recent incident of domestic violence." Farmer reports the rule "applies to all league personnel," as opposed to only players. If someone "is charged with domestic violence or sexual assault, there will be mandatory evaluation and counseling or other specialized s ...

  • Hard To Say I'm Sorry

    Columnists praise Goodell for new domestic abuse policy.

  • Community Outreach

    In light of Ray Rice incident, Ravens partner with local domestic abuse center.

  • Looking Slick

    The Oilers show off details about the Edmonton Arena District.

  • Shake It Off

    Johnny Manziel's debut ad for Snickers shows the former Heisman winner leading a woman's dance class.

  • Eyes Wide Shut

    CBS Sports not cutting back on U.S. Open coverage as it prepares for its final broadcast.

  • Know When To Hold 'Em

    UNLV delaying funding request for football stadium until '17.

  • Higher Ed-ucation

    NCAA filing hints at appeal strategy in O'Bannon case.

  • That Gets A Buckeye

    Engine Shop's Ed Kiernan dishes on Labor Day plans.

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