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Stephen A. Smith 'Provokes' Debate about Violence Against Women

Byron Hurt says if abuse can be provoked by triggering the aggressor, then there would be a lot more violence towards the sports world's most powerful men
By Byron Hurt

Last week, there was a great deal of debate regarding the NFL’s treatment of Ray Rice, the Baltimore Ravens star running back.  Last February, Rice was captured on a surveillance camera dragging his then fiancé, Janay Palmer, out of an elevator, after knocking her unconscious following a dispute. 

After a televised public apology by Rice, anger management classes, his marriage…

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