News

8 Sept 2014 13:03 PM

Ravens and Roger Goodell finally get Ray Rice punishment right, but it shouldn’t have

taken this long

Here is the statement issued by the NFL in the middle of Monday afternoon: "Commissioner Roger Goodell has announced that based on the new video evidence that became available today he has imposed an indefinite suspension on Ray Rice."

 

Click here to read the article

anti domestic violence 29 Aug 2014 11:08 AM

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.

 

Click here to read the article

anti domestic violence 20 Aug 2014 08:40 AM

Domestic violence: Controlling behavior

'IS' abuse...

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.

 

Click here to read the article

anti domestic violence 17 Aug 2014 11:34 AM

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.

 

Click here to read the article

anti domestic violence 30 Jul 2014 09:07 AM

ESPN suspends

Stephen A. Smith

over Ray Rice

domestic abuse

commentary

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.

 

Click here to read the article

anti domestic violence 28 Jul 2014 03:29 PM

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.

 

Click here to read the article

anti domestic violence 26 Jul 2014 09:59 AM

The NFL's Domestic

Violence Problem

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.

 

Click here to read the article

anti domestic violence 19 Jul 2014 12:01 AM

Rodeo urges folks to

‘Man Up’ against

domestic violence

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.

 

Click here to read the article

texas killer 11 Jul 2014 07:46

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.

 

Click here to read the article

news 08 Jul 2014 06:17

 

Here's an article about the release of Keeping Laughter Alive in the Corsicana Sun for this Weekend Edition. Once you are done reading on the front page, click on "Pages" on the far right hand 'toolbar', click on 'chapter 7' to continue reading the article.

 

Click here to read the article


Pinnacle Book Achievement Award 28 Jun 2014 09:16

 

 

 

Keeping Laughter Alive wins the 2013 'Pinnacle Book Achievement Award' in the Autobiography/Memoir Category.

 

⇡ Back to Top of Page ⇡

Recommend this page on: