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More bad news for the NFL (Update)

Oh, my. I think that it is important for me to say that I’m a huge NFL fan. I love the Cowboys no matter how bad they are and they are really bad this year. I love the competition and the athleticism in the NFL. I watched the Steelers get back-slapped last night against the Ravens. I love the NFL. Greg Hardy, defensive line for the Carolina Panthers, has been convicted of domestic abuse of a girlfriend. For some reason, he is being allowed to play for the Panthers this weekend. Is the difference between Hardy and Ray Rice a video?

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Ray Rice, the NFL and Domestic Violence (Update)

First, let’s start with the obvious. Our society has changed. Domestic abuse used to be something that we would “keep in the home.” If you went to tell the police, they weren’t interested. If you told your pastor, he would tell you to pray more and love your husband more. Now, that’s all changed. Domestic abuse/domestic violence needs to stop and it needs to stop now. If you are a football fan, you know Ray Rice. You have seen him on the field. He is short, stocky and powerful. You’ve seen him run over 250-pound linebackers. You’ve seen him stiff arm

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I’m tired of these celebrities whining for forgiveness

Oh, I’m tired. There are so many celebrities who do stupid stuff. There seems to be an endless stream of them. There is Lindsay Lohan, in and out of jail and in and out of rehab every other month. There’s Justin Beiber. There’s Charlie Sheen, who seems to be barely hanging on to reality. Now we have NFL running back Ray Rice. If you remember, the last time we saw Ray Rice was in a grainy video in which he appeared to be beating the snot out of his significant other and dragging her by the hair. Now, I don’t know

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