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Domestic Violence

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  • Finally, outrage over Rice assault [Commentary]

    Finally, outrage over Rice assault [Commentary]
    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and the Baltimore Ravens have been taking a great deal of heat for their lenient treatment of running back Ray Rice for punching his then fiancée (now wife) in February 2014. Now, with the video of the actual assault...
  • Companies can learn from the NFL's new domestic violence rules

    Companies can learn from the NFL's new domestic violence rules
    The National Football League has enormous power in this country, and it's good to see the season starting with that power pushing in a positive direction. In the face of considerable — and deserved — criticism over its handling of players...
  • Authorities seize weapons at O.C. home, arrest physician

    Authorities seize weapons at O.C. home, arrest physician
    The Orange County sheriff's bomb squad was called to a Laguna Niguel home after deputies responded to a domestic violence call and discovered multiple weapons and military ordnance inside. Authorities arrested Juan Jesus Martinez, 56, on suspicion of...
  • Harbaugh: No tolerance for domestic violence

    San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said Tuesday that the team has a zero tolerance policy on domestic abuse. “I'll be very clear,” Harbaugh said, two days after 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald was arrested on felony domestic violence...
  • Roger Goodell outlines increased discipline for domestic violence incidents in letter to owners

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced sweeping changes to the NFL personal-conduct policy Thursday, writing in a letter to NFL owners obtained by The Baltimore Sun that discipline for domestic violence incidents will increase significantly. The NFL...
  • NFL toughens domestic violence stance; lifetime ban for second offense

    NFL toughens domestic violence stance; lifetime ban for second offense
    In a letter and accompanying memo sent Thursday to every NFL team owner, Commissioner Roger Goodell announced a significant change in the league’s policy against domestic violence, with a six-game suspension for first-time offenders and a lifetime...
  • NFL sets new penalties on domestic violence, sexual assault violations

    NFL sets new penalties on domestic violence, sexual assault violations
    The penalty was underwhelming. The angry public fallout was not. A month after the NFL suspended Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice two games after he allegedly knocked out his soon-to-be wife at an Atlantic City hotel, the league admitted its error...
  • Domestic violence: Would it kill Roger Goodell to say 'I was wrong'?

    Domestic violence: Would it kill Roger Goodell to say 'I was wrong'?
    One hates to be the proverbial skunk at the garden party, but NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell hardly deserves to be lionized in the wake of his decision to tighten up the league’s rules about players who beat their wives. The man’s values are...
  • NFL to review Ray Rice case under personal conduct policy, source says

    NFL to review Ray Rice case under personal conduct policy, source says
    Ravens running back Ray Rice's arrest and charge of simple assault-domestic violence in Atlantic City will be reviewed by the league under the NFL personal-conduct policy, according to a league source. Under the policy, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell...
  • Ozzie Newsome says Ray Rice remains in Ravens' plans

    Ozzie Newsome says Ray Rice remains in Ravens' plans
    Running back Ray Rice remains in the Ravens' plans for next season, general manager Ozzie Newsome said Monday afternoon. Rice and his fiancee were arrested over the weekend after a fight at an Atlantic City casino. Newsome, Ravens coach John...
  • Thunder guard Liggins arrested

    Thunder guard Liggins arrested
    Oklahoma City Thunder guard DeAndre Liggins was jailed Saturday night on suspicion of felony domestic abuse, according to KOCO-TV, Oklahoma City's ABC affiliate. Liggins is accused of assaulting a woman, who is believed to be his girlfriend, while in the...