| Dec 10, 2014
| 8:46 PM
The NFL put in place a strengthened and forceful personal conduct policy Wednesday, one that sharpens the focus on the problem of domestic violence but denies the players union what it has wanted most — the removal of Commissioner Roger Goodell from...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 10:11 AM
Michigan defensive end Frank Clark was dismissed from the football team Monday after he was arrested and charged for domestic violence over the weekend.
Michigan head coach Brady Hoke removed Clark after the alleged incident in Ohio.
| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Charlotte Hornets forward Jeff Taylor was suspended for 24 games without pay on Tuesday because of his involvement in a domestic violence case.
Taylor already has missed the first 11 games of the season and will be required to sit out 13 more in a...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 4:03 PM
The National Basketball Players Association is prepared to appeal the NBA's 24-game suspension of Charlotte Hornets foward Jeff Taylor, NBPA executive director Michele Roberts said Thursday. Roberts called the suspension handed down by commissioner Adam...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 1:35 PM
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...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 6:04 PM
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...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 4:37 PM
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.
| Nov 10, 2014
| 2:10 PM
SANFORD — Attorneys on Monday chose a jury to decide the murder case of Anita Smithey, an Oviedo woman who says she killed her estranged husband while he was raping her.
Smithey, 46, is charged with second-degree murder. She killed Robert Cline...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 1:54 PM
The Ravens participated in a mandatory league-wide NFL educational program Monday dealing with domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse issues.
The league instituted the program for NFL players, coaches and all staff members in the wake of...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 3:15 PM
The Manhattan district attorney's office has pledged up to $35 million in grant money to help end a nationwide backlog of untested "rape kits," a move that could help uncover serial offenders after similar efforts led to a slew of convictions in Detroit....
| Sep 19, 2014
| 7:08 AM
In the wake of recent domestic violence incidents involving former Ravens running back Ray Rice, Carolina Panthers defenisve end Greg Hardy, San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald and Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer, the NFL is...