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Pigskin Pugilists – Apparently the NFL Neither Glorifies Violence, Nor Regulates It

 

By now you have watched the violent video of Baltimore Raven Ray Rice knocking out his wife in an Atlantic City elevator. The NFL is oft accused of glorifying violence, and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s hasty verdict to suspend Ray Rice for a meager two games without pay does nothing to challenge critics. The NFL shows through its actions that violence, both on and off the field, can be adjudicated with the proverbial slap on the wrist.

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