The NFL Is Full of Ray Rices
The Baltimore Raven was indefinitely suspended even as one of his teammates suited up after punching a girlfriend in the neck.
BIG MONEY - Sports media shields and promotes sports (entertainment media shields and promotes Hollywood)
While leading sports “journalism” enterprises like ESPN and Sports Illustrated were in “Are you ready for some football!” mode, TMZ — home to all things Kardashian — ate their lunch on the Ray Rice story.
ESPN has south of $15.2 billion reasons to look the other way when their BFF, the NFL, has a family squabble that they would prefer to address behind closed doors where all the best beatings occur. The same goes for other networks for whom NFL games are bottomless ATMs, but with concussions.