Ravens and Roger Goodell finally get Ray Rice punishment right, but it shouldn’t have
taken this long
The NFL Finally Fixed Its Weak Domestic-Violence Penalties
The National Football League has drastically toughened its punishments for domestic violence after weeks of uproar over its weak response to the case of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice. Rice received a two-game suspension after allegedly assaulting his fiancée, while players who tested positive for marijuana—some in states where weed is legal—were handed four-game and even season-long suspensions.
Domestic violence: Controlling behavior
When people think about domestic violence they often reason, 'well if my partner hit me I'd leave'. Yet, the term rarely describes such isolated incidents of physical abuse. It mostly represents a pattern of ongoing controlling and threatening behaviour.
NFL Considering Tougher Domestic Violence Penalty
The NFL is planning to toughen standards in cases of domestic violence soon, according to a source with knowledge of the process, and is making it a priority by soliciting advice from experts in the field about a wholesale overhaul of its policy and practices.
Stephen A. Smith
over Ray Rice
ESPN has suspended Stephen A. Smith form it's TV and radio airwaves for a week following his controversial comments about Baltimore runnung back Ray Rice's wife, according to Sports Illustrated.
ESPN's Stephen A. Smith Causes An Uproar
After He Says Women
Should Not Provoke Domestic Violence
He says men should never put their hands on a woman, but in order to truly prevent physical altercations, we also have to talk about women about how not to provoke the situation. Once again, our society's culture is to lay the blame on the victims.
The NFL's Domestic
Keith Olbermann explains how sports sexism let the NFL get away with suspending a wife-beater for two games and on-field stomp got another player a five-game suspension.
Rodeo urges folks to
‘Man Up’ against
The Man Up Crusade was created in Idaho and has since expanded nationally to raise awareness about and funds to assist victims of domestic violence.
Texas killer had history
of domestic violence
The Texas man accused of slaughtering six members of his ex-wife's family, including four children, was charged with murder on Thursday amid reports he had previously been arrested for domestic violence.
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