With the sale of the Buffalo Bills to the Pegula family set to voted upon through in a matter of weeks for $1.4 billion, there is considerable attention being paid by NFL officials to the plight of the Raiders.
On a day that saw more than 8,000 Ray Rice jerseys exchanged at M&T Bank Stadium, Ravens senior vice president of public and community relations Kevin Byrne maintained that the ESPN report of a team coverup in Rice's domestic-violence case contained "inaccuracies" that will be addressed at some point after Sunday's matchup with AFC North rival Cleveland.
Trying to distance themselves from the Ray Rice controversy, the Baltimore Ravens staged a jersey exchange, where fans could exchange a Rice No. 27 jersey for one of another player, the Associated Press reported.
Cupcake season: When FBS Power 5 schools schedule inferior opponents and pay them hundreds of thousands of dollars to experience the joy of being throttled (in most cases) during the early parts of most college football seasons. In Week 4, the practice of Power 5 programs hosting games against lesser teams continued. Read the rest at Sporting News
I'm tired of the excuses--hearing the statistics, seeing the mug shots on the TV screen. For the past three weeks, there has been a heavy cloud hanging over the image of the NFL. One arrest after another has forced the NFL to make some tough disciplinary decisions on some of the best players in the game. This has been the worst year to date that I can think of.