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Domestic Violence

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  • NFL announces four women who will assist in guiding league policies

    In the wake of domestic violence incidents involving Ray Rice, Ray McDonald and Greg Hardy, the NFL is making some additions to its staff to help guide league policies. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced the changes in a letter Monday to NFL teams...
  • 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...
  • As Ray Rice prepares for appeal hearing, storm over video has quieted

    As Ray Rice prepares for appeal hearing, storm over video has quieted
    As the Ravens began their season, just two months ago, all anyone could talk about was Ray Rice. But in the NFL, next week's game always looms large, and history becomes ancient awfully quickly, an advantage for the league in this case. Ravens players...
  • 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...
  • Domestic-abuse survivors' cry for justice finally resonating

    In the wake of outrage over the actions of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, we can thank the strong voices of ESPN's Michelle Beadle and the Orlando Sentinel's Mike Bianchi — among others in the sports world and beyond — for elevating...
  • 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

    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 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...