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Domestic Violence

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Top Domestic Violence Articles

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  • Domestic Assault, Sexual Assault Finally Get Attention

    Congratulations, America. We seem to be moving beyond the need for the perfect victim. We no longer require a bruised and bloodied virginal innocent to make us believe that sexual assault and domestic violence occur at astounding rates in the U.S....
  • 49ers cut Ray McDonald in wake of sexual assault investigation

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers released Ray McDonald on Wednesday after police announced that the veteran defensive tackle is the suspect in a sexual assault investigation. General manager Trent Baalke said the 49ers notified McDonald...
  • NFL announces new personal conduct policy

    NFL announces new personal conduct policy
    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...
  • Study: Men with troubled childhoods may seek refuge in the military

    Study: Men with troubled childhoods may seek refuge in the military
    Men who enlisted in the U.S. military over the last four decades are more than twice as likely as the those in the general population to have been sexually abused as children and to have grown up around domestic violence and substance abuse, a new study...
  • Roger Goodell sends memo to all NFL teams on initiatives to prevent domestic violence

    Roger Goodell sends memo to all NFL teams on initiatives to prevent domestic violence
    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...
  • 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...
  • Michigan drops Frank Clark after arrest on domestic violence charge

    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. “Frank...
  • Domestic violence case results in suspension for Hornets' Jeff Taylor

    Domestic violence case results in suspension for Hornets' Jeff Taylor
    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...
  • NBA players union set to challenge Jeff Taylor suspension

    NBA players union set to challenge Jeff Taylor suspension
    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...
  • Ray Rice wins suspension appeal, deals rare upset to NFL authority

    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

    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...