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While the firestorm rains down upon Roger Goodell for the mishandling of Ray Rice’s punishment for the assault of his then-fiancé, I can’t help to wonder if fans and critics have any idea just how often these sad occurrences happen within the NFL. The league has a bleak history of domestic violence and inconsistent-at-best punishment …

Early Monday morning, TMZ leaked a previously-unseen video of Baltimore Ravens’ running back Ray Rice striking his then-fiancée, Janay Palmer, and subsequently dragging the unconscious Palmer out of an elevator. Rice was arrested February 13th on assault charges against Palmer. They married in late March and the charges were later dropped in May. Rice was sent …

Middle Tennessee State University Blue Raiders will have its first test of this promising young football season on the road against the Minnesota Golden Gophers tomorrow. The Blue Raiders made short work of Savannah State in its home opener by dominating the game 61-7. This was to be expected as there’s little doubt that Savannah …

The NFL has recently announced Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon’s one-year suspension for repeated drug use will be upheld. This decision has been long-awaited, since Gordon’s short-sighted appeal claiming his positive test was a result of second-hand smoke early this month. Gordon was suspended for his most recent violation of the NFL’s strict no drug …