NFLPA Appeals Ray Rice’s Indefinite Suspension From NFL

Source: Tom Pelissero/USAToday The NFL Players Association formally filed its expected appeal of embattled running back Ray Rice’s indefinite suspension Tuesday night – and it’s no surprise the union wants the appeal taken out of commissioner Roger Goodell’s hands. “This action taken by our union is to protect the due process rights of all NFL players,” the NFLPA said in …

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Is Ray Rice’s Punishment Too Harsh?

Ray Rice’s wife, Janay Rice, was physically assaulted in an elevator. In the shocking video, Rice punches Janay in the face and knocks her out cold. The case has since become a political football, with some calling for Rice to never play football again. In this video, one of the most prominent Black public intellectuals and activist  Dr. Boyce Watkins …