Domestic Violence

Women gathered at the 14th Annual Gladys Ricart and Victims of Domestic Violence Memorial Walk/Brides’ March. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Parade Of Brides, Grooms March In Washington Heights To Raise Awareness For Domestic Violence

A parade of brides and a few grooms marched in Washington Heights to raise awareness to end domestic violence.

09/26/2014

Ray Rice (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

AP Source: Ray Rice Video Was Addressed To NFL Head Of Security

New information has been revealed on who at the NFL allegedly received the infamous video of Ray Rice punching his fiancée.

09/25/2014

Hope Solo (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

US Soccer Standing By Decision To Allow Hope Solo To Play While Facing Charges

U.S. Soccer is standing by its decision to allow goalkeeper Hope Solo to continue to play while she faces domestic-violence charges.

09/23/2014

Baltimore Ravens team owner Steve Bisciotti looks on from the field against the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Feb. 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Owner: Ravens Did Not Launch Misinformation Campaign In Ray Rice Case

Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti criticized a report that suggests he and other team officials tried to persuade the NFL to be lenient on Ray Rice after the running back was arrested for knocking out his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City elevator.

09/22/2014

Ray Rice (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

The NFL Player Vetting Process: There Are No Sure Things

By the time the typical player signs an NFL contract, around 100 scouts, coaches and general managers have pored over his history.

09/22/2014

Ray Lewis (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

Ray Lewis On Ray Rice: ‘Some Things You Can Cover Up … Some Things You Can’t’

A former teammate of Rice’s, Lewis addressed the report suggesting that the Ravens knew more about Rice’s alleged assault of his then-fiance than they have led on in previous weeks.

09/22/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell talks during a press conference at the Hilton Hotel on Sept. 19, 2014 in New York City. Goodell spoke about the NFL's failure to address domestic violence, sexual assault and drug abuse in the league. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Roger Goodell: ‘The Same Mistakes Can Never Be Repeated’

“Unfortunately, over the past several weeks, we have seen all too much of the NFL doing wrong,” he said. “That starts with me.”

09/19/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

NFL Partnering With Domestic Violence Hotline, Sexual Violence Resource Center

The league will provide financial, operational and promotional support to the National Domestic Violence Hotline and the National Sexual Violence Resource Center.

09/19/2014

Jets quarterback Michael Vick (Photo by Evan Habeeb/Getty Images); NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Vick Goes To Bat For Goodell, Says NFL Commissioner Is Doing ‘A Great Job’

“Nobody’s perfect,” Vick said. “Nobody can make the correct decisions right then and there on the spot when faced with all forms of adversity.”

09/18/2014

Running back Jonathan Dwyer of the Arizona Cardinals scores a touchdown in the first quarter against the New York Giants on Sept. 14, 2014, at MetLife Stadium. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Police: Cardinals’ Jonathan Dwyer Head-Butted Wife, Punched Her In The Face

Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day, police said Thursday.

09/18/2014

Indra Nooyi, Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo (Photo credit should read STEPHEN CHERNIN/AFP/Getty Images)

PepsiCo The Latest Major Sponsor To Voice Concern About NFL

Another major sponsor is speaking out on the NFL’s handling of domestic-violence cases, with PepsiCo Inc.’s CEO Indra Nooyi saying she is “deeply disturbed.”

09/18/2014

Running back Jonathan Dwyer of the Arizona Cardinals scores a touchdown in the first quarter against the New York Giants on Sept. 14, 2014, at MetLife Stadium. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Cardinals’ Jonathan Dwyer Deactivated From Team Activities After Alleged Assault

The news just keeps getting worse for the NFL. On Wednesday the reeling league was hit with another scandal when the Arizona Cardinals’ Jonathan Dwyer was reportedly arrested for an attack on a woman.

09/17/2014

Ray Rice (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

NFLPA Appeals Ray Rice’s Indefinite NFL Suspension

NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith told CBS News Tuesday that the union is required by obligation to defend Ray Rice as he challenges his suspension stemming from a February domestic incident.

09/16/2014

Lisa Friel (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for HBO)

3 Experts In Domestic Violence To Serve As Senior Advisers To NFL

Roger Goodell sent a memo to teams Monday announcing that Lisa Friel, Jane Randel and Rita Smith will “help lead and shape the NFL’s policies and programs relating to domestic violence and sexual assault.”

09/15/2014

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand appears on CBS' "Face the Nation" on Sept. 14, 2014. (credit: CBS News)

Gillibrand ‘Wouldn’t Be Surprised’ If Congressional Hearings Held On Ray Rice Case

Appearing on CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday morning, Gillibrand called the league’s handling of the case “awful” and “outrageous.”

09/14/2014

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