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NFL Owners Mara, Rooney Insist Rice Probe Will Be Independent

Sep 12 2014 6:32am CDT | Source: CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The two NFL owners overseeing the investigation into how the league pursued and handled evidence in the Ray Rice domestic violence case pledged Thursday to make the findings of the probe public, and said their goal was “to get the truth.” New York Giants co-owner John Mara and Pittsburgh Steelers owner Art Rooney, both close confidants of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, said they would not be conducting or directing the investigation. They ...
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Ray Rice video: NFL to look into its handling of evidence

Sep 11 2014 10:08am CDT | Source: Southern California Public Radio

In this file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell looks on prior to the start of the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on May 8, 2014 in New York City. Goodell has turned to former FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III to lead an inquiry into how the league handled video evidence of running back Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee.; Credit: Elsa/Getty Images The NFL called in a former FBI director to examine how it pursued and handled evi ...
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Protect The Shield? Or Cover His Butt? Roger Goodell Has Some Explaining To Do

Sep 11 2014 5:21am CDT | Source: CBS New York

Jim Litke AP Sports Columnist Roger Goodell likes to boast about “protecting the shield.” For all the high-minded talk, let’s see how good he is at covering his butt. Sooner or later, the commissioner will have to explain how he missed a DVD copy of the inside-the-elevator video that The Associated Press reported had arrived at the NFL league offices five months ago. While he’s at it, maybe Goodell can also tell the ...
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NFL: Former FBI Director Will Probe Rice Case

Sep 10 2014 10:22pm CDT | Source: CBS Philly

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL says former FBI director Robert S. Mueller III will conduct a probe into how the NFL handled evidence as it investigated domestic violence claims against former Ravens running back Ray Rice. NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said in a statement Wednesday that the investigation will be overseen by NFL owners John Mara of the New York Giants and Art Rooney of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Goodell said that Mueller will have access to all NFL records. The NFL’s announ ...
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Mara Hints That 2014 Likely Is Not A Make-Or-Break Season For Coughlin

Sep 3 2014 6:15pm CDT | Source: CBS New York

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — For anyone who thinks Tom Coughlin is on the hot seat because the New York Giants have missed the playoffs the past two seasons, guess again. Leading the Giants to two Super Bowl championships since 2007 trumps two bad seasons. Don’t believe it? Giants co-owner John Mara has visions of the recently turned 68-year-old running the team for years to come. “You can’t be impulsive,” Mara said. “When things look bleak, you have to have the confidence you can ...
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Ice Bucket Challenge: 10 Local Players, Execs Get Drenched For ALS

Aug 13 2014 10:24am CDT | Source: CBS New York

By Daniel Friedman » More Columns It’s the latest craze sweeping social media, and it’s for a good cause. Unless you live in a cave, you’ve probably seen the videos of people dumping ice water over their heads to raise money and awareness for ALS research. Players and executives in the New York-New Jersey metro area have been getting involved, too. For your entertainment (and to help with the awareness side of things), we’ve posted the evidence here: 1. John Mara, Giants Co ...
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Giants’ Offense Still A Work In Progress Under McAdoo

Aug 13 2014 5:54am CDT | Source: CBS New York

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – New York Giants offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo probably would not like to take a long ride with co-owner John Mara these days. It was Mara who proclaimed the Giants’ offense broken after Eli Manning had his worst season in 2013, and the fallout led to the retirement of longtime offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride and the hiring of the 37-year-old McAdoo from the Green Bay Packers. Out went the old offense that failed to get the Giants to the pl ...
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