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My Take On It: Ray Rice and that knockout in an elevator

When I first saw the new video from inside a New Jersey casino/hotel elevator of former Baltimore Ravens’ star, Ray Rice, punching out his then fiancée, Janay Palmer, my reaction was the same as when I saw the damage done to model/pop star Rihanna’s face by singer Chris Brown back in 2009 : “Oh wow, he could have killed her!” It’s heart wrenching to see what a man who claims to love or care for a woman can do to her in a physical assault. Society... Read More →

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Reggie Bush and that tarnished Heisman Trophy

  A lot of chatter on the Internet and in the media about New Orleans Saints Running Back Reggie Bush’s decision to forfeit his 2005 Heisman Trophy. This is a big deal, not just for USC and  Southland football fans. The former USC tailback is the first player to give up the Heisman in its 75 year history. The award is considered one of the top honors in sports. What happened? In a statement posted yesterday on the Saints’ website, Bush  blamed the media for his decision: “The persistent media speculation regarding allegations dating back to my years at USC... Read More →

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