This program is about 1 hour long
(No location given: Rachel Nichols) The reaction to the TMZ video showing Rice punching his then-fiance that led to his him being cut by the Ravens & suspended by the NFL reviewed; details given about the debate over the NFL domestic violence policy, the NFL statement quoted. [In July, RICE - apologizes.] [Former player Steve YOUNG - comments on NFL policy.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Nichols, CNN's Jeffrey Toobin & Sunny Hostin & former player Coy Wire@ about the Rice story. [NICHOLS - suggests the NFL did not look for the full elevator video; comments on NFL domestic abuse problems.] [WIRE - says an example needs to be made of Ray Rice; calls for a strong stand from the NFL on domestic abuse.] [TOOBIN, HOSTIN - react to the attitude of the coach & the prosecutor to the Rice case.]
(Atlanta: Martin Savidge) The fallout from a two-year-old e-mail sent by Bruce Levenson, owner of the Atlanta Hawks pro basketball team, about black crowds & whites at the game arena examined; e-mail quoted. [On CNN, LEVENSON - criticizes Donald Sterling.] [In CNN exclusive interview, Hawks CEO Steve KOONIN%- reacts to the business e-mail; comments on the punishment for team general manager Dan Ferry; says he told Levenson to walk away.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with former player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar about the Levenson's e-mail. [ABDUL-JABBAR - defends Levenson's business e-mail as not racist: it is about business & race.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin & "New York Times" columnist Charles Blow about Levenson & what Abdul-Jabbar said. [BLOW - questions Levenson's race position.] [TOOBIN - says the team wanted a diverse ticketholder base.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live exclusive interview held with Sotloff family spokesman Barak Barfi about Sotloff. [BARFI - talks about Sotloff, how he was sold at the border to ISIS, the inaccurate statements from the administration; how the relationship between the Sotloff family & the administration was strained; suggests the administration could have done more & treat the family with more respect.] A White House statement from National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden quoted.
(Studio: Randi Kaye) The statewide emergency in Arizona due to flooding; the NCAA's lifting of the postseason ban on Penn State football; a 350 million dollar donation to Harvard University & the coming of a second British royal baby to Prince William & Kate reported.