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Domestic Violence

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Top Domestic Violence Articles

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  • Rice's incident spurs dialogue on domestic violence

    Violence and abuse between domestic partners often takes place behind a curtain of silence, the shouting kept muffled behind heavy doors and the bruises concealed beneath foundation and sunglasses. "There is a stigma," said Kelley Rainey, domestic...
  • Break cycle of abuse [Editorial]

    Perhaps now we are ready to take domestic violence more seriously. The Baltimore Ravens dismissed running back Ray Rice Monday and the NFL suspended him indefinitely after a video emerged showing him punching his then fiancée in an elevator in an...
  • Domestic-abuse survivors' cry for justice finally resonating

    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 toughens domestic violence stance; lifetime ban for second offense

    In a letter and accompanying memo sent Thursday to every NFL team owner, Commissioner Roger Goodell announced a significant change in the league’s policy against domestic violence, with a six-game suspension for first-time offenders and a lifetime...
  • 49ers' Aldon Smith draws nine-game suspension

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. Aldon Smith drew a larger-than-anticipated nine-game suspension from the NFL on Friday, a day after commissioner Roger Goodell outlined a stronger stance toward violations of the league's personal-conduct policy. Smith, the 49ers'...
  • 49ers' Ray McDonald arrested Sunday for felony domestic abuse

    SAN JOSE, Calif. 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald was arrested for felony domestic abuse early Sunday morning in San Jose. Police arrived at McDonald's home at 2:48 a.m. where a party was being held in honor of McDonald's birthday. He turns 30 on Tuesday....
  • Domestic violence: Would it kill Roger Goodell to say 'I was wrong'?

    One hates to be the proverbial skunk at the garden party, but NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell hardly deserves to be lionized in the wake of his decision to tighten up the league’s rules about players who beat their wives. The man’s values are...
  • 49ers' Ray McDonald arrested, accused of domestic violence

    49ers' Ray McDonald arrested, accused of domestic violence
    San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested on suspicion of felony domestic violence in San Jose early Sunday, police said, three days after the NFL ramped up its penalties for domestic violence. San Jose police said they were...
  • NFL sets new penalties on domestic violence, sexual assault violations

    The penalty was underwhelming. The angry public fallout was not. A month after the NFL suspended Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice two games after he allegedly knocked out his soon-to-be wife at an Atlantic City hotel, the league admitted its error...
  • Companies can learn from the NFL's new domestic violence rules

    Companies can learn from the NFL's new domestic violence rules
    The National Football League has enormous power in this country, and it's good to see the season starting with that power pushing in a positive direction. In the face of considerable — and deserved — criticism over its handling of players...
  • Authorities seize weapons at O.C. home, arrest physician

    Authorities seize weapons at O.C. home, arrest physician
    The Orange County sheriff's bomb squad was called to a Laguna Niguel home after deputies responded to a domestic violence call and discovered multiple weapons and military ordnance inside. Authorities arrested Juan Jesus Martinez, 56, on suspicion of...
  • NFL roundup: Irsay draws six-game suspension

    The Sports Xchange NFL roundup: Irsay draws six-game suspension Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay was suspended six games and fined the maximum allowed under the NFL constitution after he pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of Operating While...