Ray Rice and wife Janay

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Ray Rice was involved in an altercation with his then-fiancee in February in an Atlantic City casino. This summer, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell suspended Rice for two games for his actions, in which he knocked his now-wife Janay Rice unconscious with a punch. However, when video of the actual punch surfaced last week, Goodell, under extreme public criticism, increased the suspension to "indefinite." Rice's team, the Baltimore Ravens, also cut ties with him. (For a complete timeline of the Rice case, click here.)
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Former Baltimore Ravens NFL running back Ray Rice and his wife Janay arrive for a hearing at a New York City office building November 5, 2014. Rice is making his case on Wednesday to return to the field after the National Football League indefinitely suspended him from the game for claims of domestic violence. Rice, 27, claims that he was punished twice for the same offense, a one-punch knockout of his then-fiancee Janay Palmer during a February altercation at an Atlantic City, New Jersey, casino. REUTERS/Mike Segar (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT CRIME LAW FOOTBALL)
Former Baltimore Ravens NFL running back Ray Rice and his wife Janay arrive for a hearing at a New York City office building
Former Baltimore Ravens NFL running back Ray Rice and his wife Janay arrive for a hearing at a New York City office building November 5, 2014. Rice is making his case on Wednesday to return to the field after the National Football League indefinitely suspended him from the game for claims of domestic violence. Rice, 27, claims that he was punished twice for the same offense, a one-punch knockout of his then-fiancee Janay Palmer during a February altercation at an Atlantic City, New Jersey, casino. REUTERS/Mike Segar (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT CRIME LAW FOOTBALL)
Running back Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens pauses while addressing a news conference with his wife Janay at the Ravens training center on May 23, 2014 in Owings Mills, Maryland. Rice spoke publicly for the first time since facing felony assault charges stemming from a February incident involving Janay at an Atlantic City casino. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
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Running back Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens pauses while addressing a news conference with his wife Janay at the Ravens training center on May 23, 2014 in Owings Mills, Maryland. Rice spoke publicly for the first time since facing felony assault charges stemming from a February incident involving Janay at an Atlantic City casino. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Running back Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens gets a hug from his wife Janay and father in law Joe Palmer following a news conference at the Ravens training center on May 23, 2014 in Owings Mills, Maryland. Rice spoke publicly for the first time since facing felony assault charges stemming from a February incident involving Janay at an Atlantic City casino. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
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Running back Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens gets a hug from his wife Janay and father in law Joe Palmer following a news conference at the Ravens training center on May 23, 2014 in Owings Mills, Maryland. Rice spoke publicly for the first time since facing felony assault charges stemming from a February incident involving Janay at an Atlantic City casino. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
<p class="regdt">Baltimore Ravens football player and former Rutgers University standout, Ray Rice holds hands with his wife Janay Palmer as they arrive at Atlantic County Criminal Courthouse in Mays Landing, N.J., Thursday, May 1, 2014. After Rice and Janay Palmer got into a physical altercation on Feb. 15 at an Atlantic City casino, both were charged with simple assault-domestic violence. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)</p>
Ray Rice

Baltimore Ravens football player and former Rutgers University standout, Ray Rice holds hands with his wife Janay Palmer as they arrive at Atlantic County Criminal Courthouse in Mays Landing, N.J., Thursday, May 1, 2014. After Rice and Janay Palmer got into a physical altercation on Feb. 15 at an Atlantic City casino, both were charged with simple assault-domestic violence. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Running back Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens gets a hug from his wife Janay and father in law Joe Palmer following a news conference at the Ravens training center on May 23, 2014 in Owings Mills, Maryland. Rice spoke publicly for the first time since facing felony assault charges stemming from a February incident involving Janay at an Atlantic City casino. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
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Running back Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens gets a hug from his wife Janay and father in law Joe Palmer following a news conference at the Ravens training center on May 23, 2014 in Owings Mills, Maryland. Rice spoke publicly for the first time since facing felony assault charges stemming from a February incident involving Janay at an Atlantic City casino. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
<p class="regdt">Baltimore Ravens football player and former Rutgers University standout, Ray Rice holds hands with his wife Janay Palmer as they arrive at Atlantic County Criminal Courthouse in Mays Landing, N.J., Thursday, May 1, 2014. After Rice and Janay Palmer got into a physical altercation on Feb. 15 at an Atlantic City casino, both were charged with simple assault-domestic violence. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)</p>
Ray Rice

Baltimore Ravens football player and former Rutgers University standout, Ray Rice holds hands with his wife Janay Palmer as they arrive at Atlantic County Criminal Courthouse in Mays Landing, N.J., Thursday, May 1, 2014. After Rice and Janay Palmer got into a physical altercation on Feb. 15 at an Atlantic City casino, both were charged with simple assault-domestic violence. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

<p class="regdt">Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, left, poses with his daughter, Rayven, and Janay Palmer as they arrive for a screening of a new film released on DVD that chronicles the team's championship NFL football season in Baltimore. Police in Atlantic City say Ray Rice and his fiance, Janay Palmer, were released on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, after they were arrested when an argument turned physical at the Revel Casino. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)</p>
Ray Rice

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, left, poses with his daughter, Rayven, and Janay Palmer as they arrive for a screening of a new film released on DVD that chronicles the team's championship NFL football season in Baltimore. Police in Atlantic City say Ray Rice and his fiance, Janay Palmer, were released on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, after they were arrested when an argument turned physical at the Revel Casino. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

<p class="regdt">In this March 11, 2013, photo, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, left, poses with his fiancee, Janay Palmer, in Baltimore as they arrive for a screening of a new film that chronicles the team's championship NFL football season. Rice has been indicted on a charge he assaulted Palmer during an argument in an elevator at an Atlantic City, N.J., casino last month. Rice had been charged with simple assault after police said he knocked out Palmer on Feb. 15. But a grand jury Thursday, March 27, 2014, indicted him on a more serious count of aggravated assault, which carries a three-to-five-year sentence. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)</p>
Ray Rice

In this March 11, 2013, photo, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, left, poses with his fiancee, Janay Palmer, in Baltimore as they arrive for a screening of a new film that chronicles the team's championship NFL football season. Rice has been indicted on a charge he assaulted Palmer during an argument in an elevator at an Atlantic City, N.J., casino last month. Rice had been charged with simple assault after police said he knocked out Palmer on Feb. 15. But a grand jury Thursday, March 27, 2014, indicted him on a more serious count of aggravated assault, which carries a three-to-five-year sentence. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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