14 Feb 2015
After the release of the elevator video, the Ravens terminated Rices contract and the NFL suspended him indefinitely. The full apology letter: Dear Baltimore, This is not a farewell or goodbye. The last seven years that my family and I have spent in Baltimore have by far been the best of our lives. From the bottom of my heart, I thank you all for the love and support youve shown my family and I throughout my football career. Well always be grateful for the love weve received from all of our fans and supporters, and for winning a Super Bowl.
Ray Rice apologizes to Baltimore Ravens fans in a statement
Midkiff, 77, went home to be with Jesus Saturday, February 7, 2015. Born May 8, 1937 in Branchland, West Virginia, to the late Jennings O. and Maxine R. (Johnson) Midkiff, he was a resident of Doylestown for the last 20 years. A 1956 graduate of the West Virginia School for the Deaf, Paul was highlighted many times in the Romney West Virginia newspaper for being an All State Football Star player and wrestler. He was employed at the Akron Beacon Journal for many years of service as a printer.
Ray Rice Apologizes To Baltimore, Reportedly Plans Move Back To NY « CBS New York
Rice, who helped Baltimore to a Super Bowl title in the 2012 season, was cut by the Ravens on Sept. 8 and suspended indefinitely by the NFL. Rice appealed, and an arbitrator lifted the indefinite suspension. He is eligible to join another NFL team, but he has not yet been signed. Brad Penner, USA TODAY Sports Ray Rice apologizes to Ravens fans Rice's full statement to the Sun below : Dear Baltimore, This is not a farewell or goodbye. The last seven years that my family and I have spent in Baltimore have by far been the best of our lives.
Browns owner Jimmy Haslam sticking with GM Ray Farmer, disputes claims of dysfunction - The Medina County Gazette
I hope you can find it in your heart to forgive me, and I hope to make a positive difference in peoples lives by raising awareness of this issue. The New Rochelle native is planning to move his family back to New York, the Sun reported. The 28-year-old free agent, who married Palmer one month after the incident, has made several public mea culpas in recent months. He has yet to land with another NFL team. Thank you, Baltimore Ravens, for all you have done for my family and I, Rice wrote to the Sun. I love you all very much, and Ill always be proud to say I played for the Baltimore Ravens.
Paul J. Midkiff - The Medina County Gazette
Ray feels terrible about it, Haslam said in an interview with beat writers. sites Rays a guy who has the utmost integrity. I think it is important for you all to know that Ray has the organizations and my full support and despite the fact that he made a mistake here, it does not affect his standing with the Browns and he is totally focused on doing whatever we are going to do in free agency and more importantly getting the organization ready for the draft. The league prohibits cellular communication during games to prevent a team from gaining a competitive advantage. Haslam said Farmer wasnt trying to gain an edge. The league is investigating, and could levy penalties by the end of the month. Farmer is subject to a suspension, and the team could be fined and lose a draft pick.