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Ozzie Newsome says Ray Rice told Roger Goodell in June he hit fiancee
Ozzie Newsome says Ray Rice told Roger Goodell in June he hit fiancee

Baltimore Ravens General Manager Ozzie Newsome testified on Thursday that Ray Rice told NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on June 16 that he hit his then-fiancee, according to sources with knowledge of Newsome's sworn testimony. The testimony could prove crucial to Rice's bid for immediate reinstatement to the NFL, since the central point of the former Ravens running back's appeal hearing was to determine what transpired at the June meeting. The hearing at a New York law firm concluded Thursday afternoon. Newsome had previously said in a statement that Rice acknowledged he hit Janay Palmer during a February domestic-violence incident in an Atlantic City, N.J., casino...

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