The NFL Catches Much Social Media Heat for Ray Rice Video

Second TMZ clip finally leads to suspension

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By posting a video of Ray Rice violently punching Janay Rice, his fiancee then (nee Palmer) and now his wife, TMZ accomplished something months of outrage could not—getting the Baltimore Ravens' running back kicked off the team and suspended from football.

And it's turned out to be a debacle for the National Football League's brand, since reports are swirling that it may have had access to the same video for months but only gave Rice a lenient penalty.

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