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Drought Sucking California’s $5 Billion Rice Harvest Dry

California’s deepening drought is shrinking its rice harvest, and that’s bad news for farmers, migratory birds and sushi lovers.

10/29/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell talks during a press conference at the Hilton Hotel on September 19, 2014 in New York City. (Elsa/Getty Images)

GameDay: NFL Commissioner Goodell’s Appeals, Assertions Met With Plenty Of Skepticism

Roger Goodell wasn’t holding just a press conference. He was appealing to the public, to the fans, and to the owners to give him a second chance.

09/19/2014

National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell gives a statement to reporters on the league's domestic violence issues during a press conference in New York, September 19, 2014. (CBS)

NFL Commissioner Goodell: ‘We Will Get Our House In Order’ On Player Domestic Violence Issues

National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell pledged to overhaul the league’s approach to player conduct issues and once again faulted himself for failures to adequately address repeated instances of players involved in domestic violence cases.

09/19/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on May 8, 2014 in New York City.  (Elsa/Getty Images)

NFL Commissioner Goodell To Speak On Domestic Violence; League Partners With Victims’ Support Groups

NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Goodell will make his first public statements in more than a week about the rash of NFL players involved in domestic violence when he holds a news conference Friday. The […]

09/19/2014

Ray McDonald #91 of the San Francisco 49ers warms up before the game against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on September 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Court Date For 49ers Player Ray McDonald In Alleged Domestic Violence Case Postponed

The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office Friday postponed a court hearing on potential felony domestic violence charges against San Francisco 49ers player Ray McDonald as the investigation continues, the office reported.

09/12/2014

Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens stiff arms Chris Harris #25 of the Denver Broncos as he runs the ball in the fourth quarter during the AFC Divisional Playoff Game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 12, 2013 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Source Claims He Sent NFL The Ray Rice Elevator Video 5 Months Ago

A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive three months ago, while league officers have insisted they didn’t see the violent images until this week.

09/10/2014

Ray McDonald #91 of the San Francisco 49ers. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

49ers CEO Jed York Defends Team’s Response To Ray McDonald Arrest For Alleged Domestic Violence; ‘Not Ray Rice’

San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York offered his first comments Tuesday on the arrest of defensive end Ray McDonald on domestic violence charges, defending the team’s decision to allow McDonald to play as the legal process plays out.

09/09/2014

Atlanta Falcons v San Francisco 49ers

38 Rice Alternatives You Can Still Enjoy

By now most of the country has seen and condemned the actions of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice. He’s was released by the Baltimore Ravens and suspended indefinitely by the NFL on Monday.

09/09/2014

49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh addresses reporters in Santa Clara, September 8, 2014. (CBS)

49ers Coach Harbaugh Avoids Comment On Ray Rice Beating Video, Effect On Ray McDonald Case

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh would not address any more questions on Ray McDonald’s domestic violence arrest and did not have a comment on the video of Baltimore running back Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee, which prompted the Ravens to release Rice from the team Monday.

09/08/2014

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Ravens Release Ray Rice After Elevator Fight Video Surfaces

Hours after the release of a video that appears to show Rice striking his then-fiancee in February, the team terminated his contract Monday.

09/08/2014

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