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Phil Simms knows the question is coming: Will he say the nickname?

The CBS NFL analyst told an Associated Press reporter two months ago that he planned to avoid using the word “Redskins” when calling this week’s… 1,161 more words


Don't Look For Rihanna to Play the Super Bowl Anytime Soon...

“CBS and the NFL punished Rihanna for being a victim of domestic abuse”: http://www.vox.com/xpress/2014/9/16/6217791/rihanna-cbs-nfl-run-this-town-controversy

Now this issue is not black and white. I mean, I don’t believe anything really is anyway. 464 more words

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Rihanna to CBS: 'Fu** You'

Last week, CBS made waves after canceling a pre-game opener featuring Rihanna on Jay-Z’s “Run this Town,” in the wake of the Ray Rice domestic violence scandal. 191 more words


Why is CBS punishing Rihanna instead of the NFL and Ray Rice?

It hasn’t been a good week for the National Football League.

Thanks to the whole Ray Rice domestic abuse fiasco, the spotlight has been squarely put on the league, who has been criticized for its mishandling of the affair as well as having other issues such as drug abuse, bullying, and inadequate treatment of head injuries splashed once again all over the media. 189 more words

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Ray Rice Controversy Prompts CBS To Rework 'Thursday Night Football's' Rihanna Opening

CBS had plans to open tonight’s broadcast of “Thursday Night Football” with comedy and music. In the wake of an ongoing scandal over actions by suspended Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice that has engulfed the National Football League, CBS will instead focus on analysis and commentary. 342 more words


2014 NFL Viewing Guide

At the beginning of any NFL season, whether they’re spinning for public consumption or believing it with fiber and soul, sports network executives will praise the NFL schedule-makers for setting them up with a great slate of games. 2,587 more words