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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....
  • Sideline Chatter: For Daniel Engelbrecht, a special comeback

    Added time? No kidding. Daniel Engelbrecht, the German soccer player who collapsed during a match and underwent four heart surgeries in 16 months, not only returned to the Stuttgarter Kickers with a defibrillator in his chest but scored the winning...
  • Obama: Pro, college football a 'little bit of an old boys' network'

    Obama: Pro, college football a 'little bit of an old boys' network'
    President Obama said Friday that professional and college football have been “a little bit of an old boys’ network” but that he thinks sports franchises are now establishing clear policies to address the off-the-field behavior of their...
  • Obama criticizes NFL's handling of Rice case

    The Sports Xchange Obama criticizes NFL's handling of Rice case President Obama said Friday during a radio interview that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell seemed to be making up policy as he went along in handling player discipline such as the Ray Rice...
  • Obama calls NFL an 'old boys network' in handling of Ray Rice case

    Obama calls NFL an 'old boys network' in handling of Ray Rice case
    President Obama took aim Friday at the NFL and the mentality that led to the mishandling of the Ray Rice domestic abuse case. “There has been a little bit of an old boys network in terms of how [the NFL] operates,” Obama said on ESPN Radio's...
  • Women's Groups Rip NFL Abuse Policy; Say Goodell 'Faking Out Public'

    WASHINGTON — Women's advocacy groups on Thursday excoriated NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's changes to the league's personal conduct policy, saying it does not do enough to help victims and hold players who commit domestic violence accountable....
  • Owners unanimously support conduct policy change

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 2: Adds details, new policy passed unanimously Owners unanimously support conduct policy change NFL owners unanimously passed a stricter personal-conduct policy proposed by commissioner Roger Goodell on Wednesday....
  • NFL: Roger Goodell acknowledges mistakes

    In an exclusive interview with NBC, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says that "of course" he made mistakes in handling the Ray Rice scandal but that the domestic abuse problem is bigger than the NFL. "This is a societal problem," Goodell tells NBC's Peter...
  • NFL roundup: NFL toughens personal-conduct policy

    The Sports Xchange NFL roundup: NFL toughens personal-conduct policy NFL owners unanimously passed a stricter personal-conduct policy proposed by commissioner Roger Goodell on Wednesday. The league said the policy was developed after an extensive...
  • Ray Rice grievance hearing vs. Ravens set for middle of January, sources say

    Ray Rice grievance hearing vs. Ravens set for middle of January, sources say
    Ray Rice's wrongful termination grievance hearing against the Ravens has been set for the middle of January, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. Rice's hearing is set for Jan. 15 and Jan. 16 before an arbitrator. Rice's $35 million...
  • Roger Goodell voted sports' second 'least effective' executive

    Roger Goodell voted sports' second 'least effective' executive
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is the second least effective sports executive, according to a sports magazine's recent survey. Goodell has battled an image problem this year after he admittedly mishandled cases of domestic abuse by players and defended...