Tagged: Ray Rice

‘i really, REALLY didn’t realize people hated women this much’

One side effect of the NFL’s punt on Ray Rice: the reaction to the reaction sent a torrent of nastiness at women in sports media who spoke out, most notably Sam Ponder and Michelle Beadle. Unfortunately, that’s not new behavior, merely a new reason, but it was enough to grab the attention of some men who previously shrugged it off. The same afternoon that ESPN announced that, despite his apology, Stephen A. Smith would be off the air for a week after suggesting domestic violence is the victim’s responsibility, his colleague Bomani Jones took to Twitter to explain why enough was enough for him: