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Domestic Violence

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  • Ray Rice wins suspension appeal, deals rare upset to NFL authority

    The NFL suffered a rare setback Friday when its far-reaching and high-profile suspension of Ray Rice was overturned, allowing the running back to return to the league immediately — if anyone will take him. The league, which seldom has to backtrack...
  • NFL takes hard line, suspends Adrian Peterson for season in child beating

    Two years ago, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was named the NFL's most valuable player and hailed as one of the best comeback stories in sports. On Tuesday, the league made a strikingly different example of him. Instead of allowing...
  • In wide-ranging "Today" interview, Janay Rice says Ravens suggested she apologize at May news conference

    In wide-ranging "Today" interview, Janay Rice says Ravens suggested she apologize at May news conference
    In a wide-ranging interview Monday on NBC's “Today” show with Matt Lauer, Janay Rice said the Ravens suggested that she apologize for her role in a domestic-violence incident alongside her husband, Ray, during a May news conference. “I...
  • Public service announcements on domestic violence to air during NFL games

    Public service announcements on domestic violence to air during NFL games
    The NFL's effort to combat domestic violence and sexual assault will get a new look on Thursday night when a series of public service announcements featuring current and former players will begin airing during the San Diego-Denver game. Nearly two...
  • Weekly pro wrestling roundup

    Weekly pro wrestling roundup
    Here's a look at some of the wrestling news that came out this week. As always, if there's any specific news you want me to comment on, you can let me know via email or on Twitter. — Arguably the biggest news of the week was the WWE's announcement...
  • NFL official says legal process will play role in abuse punishment

    Punishment for NFL players implicated in domestic violence will not be imposed upon arrest but at some point "farther down the process," said a key figure charged with overhauling the league's handling of such cases. Lisa Friel said the legal process...
  • Violence against women emerges as key campaign issue in Alaska

    The woman was terrified her boyfriend would find her. He had beaten her up, torn her phone from the wall. He was after her. He had a gun. So she pounded on her apartment manager's door. The 17-year-old who answered let her in and dialed 911. "I...
  • Kings player Slava Voynov arrested on suspicion of domestic violence

    Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was arrested Monday on suspicion of domestic violence and has been suspended, the NHL announced. The suspension is indefinite, pending an investigation by the league. Voynov, 24, is in his fourth season with the Kings....
  • NFL owners at the listening stage about personal conduct at meetings

    NFL owners at the listening stage about personal conduct at meetings
    In the wake of the most turbulent month in NFL history, team owners and executives gathered Wednesday at the annual fall meetings to discuss "social responsibility" and the league's personal conduct policy. There were no major decisions made —...
  • Victor Blackwell arrested on suspicion of domestic violence

    Victor Blackwell arrested on suspicion of domestic violence
    Former USC football player Victor Blackwell was arrested Wednesday night on suspicion of domestic violence. Campus public safety officers responded to a call from the University Gateway Apartments at 6:21 p.m., according to a report on the incident....
  • House of Ruth hopes work with Ravens will prompt more domestic violence workplace policies

    House of Ruth hopes work with Ravens will prompt more domestic violence workplace policies
    The panels on the stand-up display feature the words of a dozen women who survived domestic violence, telling why they stayed and how they left. Growing out of a larger effort to tackle domestic abuse — or intimate partner violence — as an...