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Stephen A. Smith Might Have Gone A Bit Too Far This Time

By Ray Boyd

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Stephen A. Smith made some controversial comments on Friday regarding the Ray Rice suspension. ESPN’s First Take is known for Smith and Skip Bayless’ sometimes harsh opinions, but what Smith said regarding domestic violence might have crossed the line. 788 more words


ESPN's Stephen A. Smith deletes tweets on domestic abuse and 'provoking the wrong actions'

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was suspended only two games by the NFL after surveillance video showed him dragging his then-fianceé’s unconscious body from an Atlantic City hotel elevator. 942 more words


ESPN's Michelle Beadle Slams Stephen A. Smith for 'Provocation' Comments

By Wendy Widom

CHICAGO (CBS) — ESPN sports reporter and host Michelle Beadle took to Twitter today to slam colleague Stephen A. Smith over his inflammatory comments on First Take about domestic violence. 496 more words


Stephen A. Smith Seemed to Be Pretty Clear and Consistent With His Views on Domestic Violence

Stephen A. Smith claimed to be misconstrued. More likely, he was properly construed, and his views finally hit a moment in time where they were fully noticed and met with the outrage and interest, when many of us try to compartmentalize and ignore the braying from “First Take.” 261 more words

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This Woman's Worth ... The Ray Rice Suspension and What the NFL Really Thinks of Women

By Denise Clay

of the Mad (Political) Scientist

Over the last few years, the National Football League has been trying to attract women by having breast cancer awareness games, and fun events, like my friend Tashyra Ayers’ “Female Football Frenzy” benefit for the American Heart Association. 741 more words

On Ray Rice, Stephen Smith and Victim-Blaming

“On Thursday, the NFL punished Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice with a two-game suspension after the player allegedly knocked out his fiancée during an altercation in February. 348 more words

So This Happened: ESPN Host Stephen Smith Places Blame On Women In Domestic Violence Rant (VIDEO)

Another day. Another example of victim shaming.

That happened today during a heated conversation about Ravens running back Ray Rice knocking his girlfriend unconscious on ESPN’s… 810 more words