“It is disappointing that I will not be with my teammates for the first two games of the season, but that’s my fault,” Rice said in a statement issued by the Ravens. “As I said earlier, I failed in many ways. But, Janay and I have learned from this.
We stand for a while as visitors will always do in the space where Lyndon Johnson took the oath of office. Jackie Kennedy stands next to him. And we can now for the first time imagine this scene in color. The two game suspension of Rice, initially defended by Goodell as being consistent with previous league rulings in other cases, created an impression that Goodell’s toughness on player misconduct was dissipating. The NFL increased its penalties last month for domestic violence cases, making a first time offender subject to a six game suspension and a repeat offender subject to a lifetime ban reviewable after one year. That came after the first wave of criticism aimed at Goodell and the league for the two game suspension of Rice.
He’s taken the opposite strategy from a lot of current athletes who have “control the narrative” mentalities and instead just says nothing and lets the chips fall where they may.We’re hearing stuff from sources all the time about his camp this, this player said that, but we really have no clue what he’s thinking or saying. A lot of athletes would have come forward by now to try to patch things up, he just decided to stick to his strategy, good or (currently) bad. 14 points submitted 4 days agoOuch.! That rough to watch even as a fellow Burmese.
Proud of the fact that I made a lot of friends and I also proud that when everyone came on I like to think they walked off thinking, was fun, I love to do that again and I hoped you laughed with me. That a sign out from me. Also wished Molan nothing but success when she returns to the host chair..
TE: I personally hate categorizing music into one particular genre (although I do understand people’s incessant desire to try and place something new into a familiar context in order to understand it). In elementary school I was that weird piano kid who loved Chopin, Mendelssohn, Gershwin, and Beethoven. I was raised in a very un American household listening to Haitian kompas and vodoun music when my mom was home, and straight up Italian opera when my dad was.
The business model has been around, in various forms, for ages. Here’s the gist: Person A creates a product and recruits PersonB to sell it. Person B sells a little, but mostly just recruits Persons C, D and E to sell, knowing that they’ll get a cutof those commissions.