Ray Lewis, you’ve got some ‘splaining to do!


Famous words that should have never been spoken:

“Do this research. If we don’t have a season, watch how much evil, which we call it crime, watch how much crime picks up when you take away our game.”   – Ray Lewis on the NFL lockout on May 23, 2011

Fast forward to the present, we have our football.  Everything should be evil free, right?  Wrong.  From the Oakland Tribune:

Two men are fighting for their lives after one was savagely beaten in a Candlestick Park bathroom during the San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders exhibition game and another was shot several times after the game in a double shooting in the parking lot.

Someone please ask Ray Lewis why this happened.

Two men fighting for lives after bloody 49ers-Raiders game violence

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2 thoughts on “Ray Lewis, you’ve got some ‘splaining to do!

  1. Um, it’s Oakland. This would have happened at a dance recital there. Lewis’ point was on Sunday afternoons crime in general would rise since football kept the thugs occupied. Idleness is the devil’s workshop they say. I am a crime analyst and his comment makes sense. Studies have shown that crime rates are low when a city’s team is playing in the superbowl since most of the criminals are busy watching the game…

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