Steve Bisciotti, owner of the Baltimore Ravens, knew in February that the team's star player had struck his fiancee in a casino elevator, and that Atlantic City police had a copy of the surveillance footage.
Bisciotti said he simply wasn't curious enough to ask for the tape.
"I lacked a whole lot of interest," he said Monday in a news conference at Ravens headquarters. "Zero desire to see that tape."
That, the owner said, was the "big fail" of the Ravens — not that they misled anyone but that they weren't aggressive enough to obtain the Rice footage, at the heart of one of the biggest scandals in the 94-year history of the...