UB Marketing Professor: Ray Rice, NFL can do more to clean up images

The 2014 NFL season started with scandal when the video of what happened in the fight between former Ravens running back Ray Rice and his then-fiancé (now wife), inside an elevator in the Revel Casino in Atlantic City was released to the public. After that, a handful of other players were arrested and charged with…

Rice’s Suspension Overturned; Teams Expressing Interest

Ray Rice will be able to resume his NFL career. The former Ravens running back’s appeal was heard earlier this month in New York City by former U.S. District Court Judge Barbara Jones on Nov. 5 and 6. During the hearings, Rice and his wife Janay, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Ravens President Dick Cass…

Ravens cut Rice after video shows what happened in the elevator incident

After surveillance video was obtained by TMZ Sports in February showing Ravens running back Ray Rice dragging the unconscious body of his then-fiancee Janay Palmer out of an elevator inside the now-closed Revel Casino during Valentine’s Day weekend in Atlantic City, New Jersey, many people were wondering what really happened inside the elevator that resulted…

NFL institutes new domestic violence policy

Ray Rice has begun serving his two-game suspension for his fight with his then-fiancee, but the fallout from that fight continues to have a wide-reaching impact throughout the NFL. On August 28, Commissioner Roger Goodell announced in a letter to all 32 team owners that the league would be implementing a new policy for domestic…

Ravens looking to move past lackluster 2013 season

Will have to start without Rice By Andrew Koch A disappointing 2013 season that saw the Baltimore Ravens finish 8-8 with a struggling running game and offensive line was followed by an offseason dominated by news of offseason arrests. The highest-profile off-the-field incident will cost the Ravens one of their most important players for two…