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Former NFL coach Tony Dungy would be okay with an NFL team signing Ray Rice. (Mike Garafolo/The Star-Ledger)

Former NFL coach Tony Dungy would be fine with signing ex-Baltimore Ravens and Rutgers running back Ray Rice, even with all the baggage and media attention he’d bring with him.

Here’s what Dungy said on Sunday’s “Football Night in America”:

“I would [pick up Rice] under one condition. Ray Rice made a terrible mistake, but he paid the penalty from the League and from the legal system.

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Ray Rice, then of the Baltimore Ravens, sits on the bench against the Dallas Cowboys in the first half of a preseason game at AT&T Stadium Aug. 16, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

The video of Ray Rice punching his fiancee inside a casino elevator was sent to NFL headquarters to the attention of league security chief Jeffrey Miller in April, a law enforcement official says.

“Since the NFLPA and NFL have launched separate investigations into the league and the Ravens’

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The NFL, Controversy, and Christians


By now you’ve undoubtedly heard about the horrific video of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice knocking his then-fiancée unconscious inside a casino elevator. The Ravens have terminated Rice’s contract, and the NFL has placed him on indefinite suspension.

Rice’s actions were reprehensible, and the NFL’s handling of the matter at this point has been questionable at best, and shameful at worst.

Now, what should Christians make of all this? The first thing is perhaps the hardest but certainl

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Floyd Mayweather Jr.

The emergence of the Ray Rice video and his subsequent suspension from the NFL has put Mayweather’s history of domestic violence issues back in the spotlight. Mayweather was sentenced to 90 days in jail in 2011 after pleading guilty to a domestic battery charge. Mayweather was released after serving two of the three months in 2012, and has since been the highest-paid athlete in the world.

Mayweather defended Rice this week, saying “I think there’s a lot worse things th

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WASHINGTON, DC – JUNE 20: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell participates in a news briefing after his meeting with U.S. Senate Majority Whip Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) June 20, 2012 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Goodell was on the Hill to discuss bounties in professional sports. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) PHOTO BY ALEX WONG/GETTY IMAGES

According to several unnamed sources that spoke with ESPN, the former Baltimore Ravens running back was forthcoming when asked what happened.Roger G

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Whoopi Goldberg in New York June 5, 2014

The comedian and View co-host does more mansplaining when it comes to domestic violence. 

Whoopi Goldberg is quickly becoming an advocate for men who inflict domestic violence upon women. You may recall back in May, during the Solange Knowles-and-Jay Z elevator fight, that Goldberg said Jay Z had every right to hit Solange back.

“I think Solange was quite ready for him to do whatever he was going to do,” Goldber

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In a Friday discussion on First Take about Ray Rice’s controversial two-game suspension, Stephen A. Smith went off the rails, delivering a rant that implied some women are to blame for domestic violence.

Smith started off his discussion with Skip Bayless by saying men “have no business putting [their] hands on a woman.” It was everything First Take isn’t: concise, definitive and unequivocal.

But Smith didn’t stop there. He continued, going on a rambling, circuitous rant that seemed to suggest

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Running back Ray Rice has been indicted for third-degree aggravated assault tied to an altercation with his fiancée last month at an Atlantic City casino. (PHOTO CREDIT: AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was indicted by a grand jury Thursday on third-degree aggravated assault for allegedly striking his fiancée unconscious last month.

Rice was arrested and charged with simple assault-domestic violence on Feb. 15 after a physical altercation with his fiancée, Janay Pal

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