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Ravens err, but Goodell's apparent complicity is bigger story

Ravens err, but Goodell's apparent complicity is bigger story

baltimoresun.com Updated 1 hour ago
There was a time not so long ago when the NFL seemed like it was coated in Teflon.
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  • ESPN stands by its Ravens report

    ESPN stands by its Ravens report

    profootballtalk.com 1 hour ago
    The Ravens contend that ESPN’s very thorough, heavily detailed, and thoroughly troubling report regarding the Ravens’ mishandling of the Ray Rice investigation contains “numerous errors, inaccuracies, false assumptions and, perhaps, misunderstandings.” …
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  • ESPN reports makes it clear Cass knew contents of video

    ESPN reports makes it clear Cass knew contents of video

    profootballtalk.com 1 hour ago
    The excellent ESPN report regarding the Ravens’ mishandling of the Ray Rice investigation paints a troubling picture regarding the role of the team’s president in the investigation and, perhaps more accurately, the coverup of its details. According to D…
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  • NFL's Ravens Knew About Rice Video Within Hours: ESPN

    NFL's Ravens Knew About Rice Video Within Hours: ESPN

    The Baltimore Ravens knew about the video of star running back Ray Rice knocking out his then-girlfriend in an elevator within hours of the assault and the NFL team later sought leniency for him, ESPN reported on Friday.
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  • Jeremy Zuttah leading improved Ravens offensive line with athle…

    Jeremy Zuttah leading improved Ravens offensive line with athleticism and smarts

    baltimoresun.com 3 hours ago
    During an offensive line meeting on Thursday, Jeremy Zuttah impressed his teammates with yet another example of how he had already considered every possibility heading into Sunday's game in Cleveland.
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  • ESPN: Rice Believes Ravens Owner Tried To Bribe Him In Coverup …

    ESPN: Rice Believes Ravens Owner Tried To Bribe Him In Coverup Attempt

    deadspin.com 5 hours ago
    ESPN's Outside The Lines just dropped a doozy of a story about the handling of the Ray Rice domestic violence incident. It's a long and thoroughly reported piece, centering mainly on the Ravens' end of the investigation, but the big bullet points are th…
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  • TNF ratings plummet for Week Three

    TNF ratings plummet for Week Three

    profootballtalk.com 6 hours ago
    Last Friday morning, the NFL thumped its chest over the enormous ratings generated by the Steelers-Ravens Thursday Night Football debut, broadcast jointly by CBS and NFLN. Roughly 20.8 million viewers tuned in, on average, for the 26-6 win by Baltimore.…
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  • NFL commissioner Roger Goodell apologizes, and the league's wai…

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell apologizes, and the league's wait begins

    baltimoresun.com 6 hours ago
    For 45 minutes Friday afternoon, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell performed an act of contrition for his bungling of Ray Rice's domestic-violence incident and the league’s inadequate and inconsistent response to a long list of bad acts by NFL players.
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  • Jordan Cameron, Bernard Pierce questionable for Sunday

    Jordan Cameron, Bernard Pierce questionable for Sunday

    Both the Ravens and Browns have a key offensive contributor listed as questionable for Sunday’s matchup in Cleveland. Ravens tailback Bernard Pierce (thigh) is questionable after putting in a full practice on Friday, while Browns tight end Jordan Camero…
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  • NFL, NFLPA announce revised drug policy

    NFL, NFLPA announce revised drug policy

    baltimoresun.com 8 hours ago
    Josh Gordon and LaVon Brazill nThe NFL and NFL Players Association announced sweeping changes to their substance-abuse and performance-enhancing drug policies on Friday in a joint statement.
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  • Ravens preparing to square off with Browns pass rusher, ex-team…

    Ravens preparing to square off with Browns pass rusher, ex-teammate Paul Kruger

    baltimoresun.com 8 hours ago
    Former Ravens outside linebacker Paul Kruger leads Browns with two sacks Cleveland Browns outside linebacker Paul Kruger has displayed power and speed this seaosn, bull-rushing and running around offensive tackles.
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  • Reason to Cheer in Washington: Prospect of a ‘Beltway Series’

    Reason to Cheer in Washington: Prospect of a ‘Beltway Series’

    nytimes.com 10 hours ago
    A season of regional baseball bliss has given Washington and Baltimore, both with their own Beltways, dreams of a World Series clash.
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  • Thousands line up to exchange Rice jerseys

    Thousands line up to exchange Rice jerseys

    Thousands of Baltimore Ravens fans lined up with Ray Rice jerseys in hand to exchange them Friday in a team-organized event at the M&T Bank Stadium.
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  • John Harbaugh: Just looking at Suggs’ sacks? You don’t know foo…

    John Harbaugh: Just looking at Suggs’ sacks? You don’t know football

    profootballtalk.com 14 hours ago
    Sacking the quarterback is what Terrell Suggs is best known for, and that’s something Suggs hasn’t done much of lately: Suggs doesn’t have any sacks this season, and he only had one over the last eight games of last season. Ravens coach John Harbaugh, h…
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  • Video - Ortiz Powers Red Sox Past O's 00:54

    Ortiz Powers Red Sox Past O's

    Sep 19
    David Ortiz homered twice and drove in three runs in Boston's 5-3 win in Baltimore, reaching 30 home runs and 100 RBIs for an eighth season - the most in Red Sox history.
  • Video - Ravens' Misdirection In Ray Race Incident 04:12

    Ravens' Misdirection In Ray Race Incident

    Sep 19
    Don Van Natta Jr. of Outside The Lines breaks down the details of the Ravens' handling of the Ray Rice incident.
  • Video - Fans Turn Out For Ray Rice Jersey Exchange 00:44

    Fans Turn Out For Ray Rice Jersey Exchange

    Sep 19
    A large number of Ravens fans have shown up at M&T Bank Stadium to exchange their Ray Rice jerseys.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Ravens-Browns 00:38

    Inside Edge: Ravens-Browns

    Sep 18
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Baltimore at Cleveland.

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