A former teammate of Ray Rice says alcohol played a role in the elevator punch. His wife says Janay is frustrated because of criticism she’s gotten for staying in her marriage.
Ray and Janay Rice made their first public appearance after the release of the surveillance video showing him hitting her in a casino elevator.
Before the dust even settled, businesses and individuals alike were reacting and taking action. Some of these reactions have made major headlines, while others have not. We found 5 reactions that really stood out to us.
There’s growing fallout from the disturbing video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee inside an elevator. Rice is out of a job with the Ravens and suspended indefinitely from the NFL.
The fallout has been swift for former Ravens running back Ray Rice one day after graphic video of the encounter inside the Atlantic City elevator was released.
A whirlwind of emotions at the Castle on Monday as the Ravens cut ties with running back Ray Rice, and terminated his contract after TMZ released the full video tape of Rice being involved in the domestic violence incident with his fiancé Janay Palmer.
Ray Rice and Janay Palmer can be heard shouting obscenities at each other, and she appears to spit in the face of the three-time Pro Bowl running back right before he throws a knockout punch in a video shown to The Associated Press by a law enforcement official.
Released and suspended. The Ravens terminated Ray Rice’s contract and the NFL has suspended him indefinitely.
Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports joined the Scott Garceau Show with Jeremy Conn on Monday to go over the release of security footage that shows Ray Rice punching his now wife Janay Palmer in February. Immediately after the interview took place the Ravens have cut ties with Rice and the running back has been suspended from the league indefinitely.
Earlier this morning , TMZ Sports posted the rest of the Video that displays Rice punching his then-fiancee Janay Palmer, in the face, during an Atlantic City hotel elevator ride in February.
Ray Rice fallout. Nationwide outrage is growing over the NFL’s two-game suspension of Ray Rice for knocking his wife unconscious in a casino.
Ray Rice stepped up to the microphone at a Ravens press conference Thursday morning. He talked about his two-game suspension– and publicly apologized to his wife.