Posts Tagged Professional football

Judge dismissed domestic violence charges against Ray Rice

In this May 1, 2014, file photo, Ray Rice holds hands with his wife Janay Palmer as they arrive at Atlantic County Criminal Courthouse in Mays Landing, N..J. A judge in New Jersey has dismissed domestic violence charges against Ray Rice, who was captured by a surveillance camera knocking his then-fiancee unconscious in a hotel elevator. Judge Michael Donio dismissed the charges Thursday, May 21, 2015,  after the Atlantic County prosecutor told him the former Baltimore Ravens running back had completed the terms of his pretrial intervention.(AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) — A judge in New Jersey has dismissed domestic violence charges against Ray Rice, who was captured by a surveillance camera knocking his then-fiancee unconscious in a hotel elevator.

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What happened at NFL meetings and what it means

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell smiles while speaking to reporters during the NFL's spring meetings in San Francisco, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — NFL owners concluded an especially hectic spring meetings by setting up what figures to be a very busy summer and fall.

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Jets’ McDougle returns to field after missing last season

New York Jets cornerback Dexter McDougle speaks to reporters during an NFL football organized team activity, Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in Florham Park, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Dexter McDougle took a few speedy steps toward making good on a promise he made to himself — and New York Jets fans — nearly a year ago.

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Lawyer: Duerson heirs won’t appeal NFL concussion deal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The family of the late Chicago Bears safety Dave Duerson has decided not to appeal the potential $1 billion settlement of NFL concussion lawsuits.

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Raiders sign cornerback Chimdi Chekwa

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed cornerback Chimdi Chekwa.

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