The NFL’s worst week ever for off-field issues started with the release of the second Ray Rice video that left Commissioner Roger Goodell’s competency and/or integrity in question. The week ended with the indictment and arrest of Adrian Peterson on child abuse charges. With so many issues swirling at once, there is a tendency to judge the entire league as criminals.
Former Dallas Cowboys tackle Josh Brent will spend at least 45 days in rehab for substance abuse following his release from jail in the drunken-driving crash that killed a teammate.
Gov. Rick Perry is wrapping up his high-profile recruiting trip to California without having convinced any businesses to relocate to his state — at least not yet.
A progressive Texas political action committee taunted Gov. Rick Perry’s recent California trip in radio ads broadcast there on Tuesday, calling him “Governor Oops” and dismissing as “snake oil” Perry’s promises of tax breaks for businesses that relocate to Texas.
Gov. Jerry Brown says the radio ads launched by Texas Gov. Rick Perry to persuade California companies to “come check out Texas” are just “a few tricks from a politician” and will not have any substantive effect.
Drinking and driving by NFL players is a problem Commissioner Roger Goodell wants to address.
Josh Brent and Jerry Brown met in college, forming a close, unshakeable bond. Having realized his NFL dream, Brent was trying to help his roommate do the same.