Domestic Violence

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

Ray Rice holds his daughter at a New Rochelle High School football game on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. (Credit: CBS 2)

Ray Rice Attends New Rochelle H.S. Football Game Amid Domestic Violence Scandal

Ray Rice was spotted at a football game at his former high school in New York Saturday afternoon.

09/13/2014

Demonstrators rally against violence against women at Columbia University (Credit: CBS 2)

Demonstrators Stand Up To Violence Against Women At Columbia University

During the rally students could be seen carrying a mattress around to make a point. Demonstrators said people need to wake up.

09/13/2014

New Rochelle High School gymnasium (Twitter/ @TalkoftheSound)

Mixed Reaction Among New Rochelle Students After Ray Rice Jersey Comes Down

In Ray Rice’s hometown of New Rochelle in Westchester County, controversy has erupted over whether the local high school did the right thing by taking down Rice’s Baltimore Ravens jersey.

09/12/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Silverman: Goodell’s Incompetence Overshadows His Desire To Do Good

There is blood in the water and the sharks are circling. Roger Goodell probably knows that there can’t be a positive outcome to the Ray Rice video scenario, and that’s a shame.

09/12/2014

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)

Ravens’ Bisciotti Defends Goodell, Says He Couldn’t Have Seen Ray Rice Video

Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti said Thursday night that he does not believe NFL Chairman Roger Goodell could possibly have seen the video months ago.

09/11/2014

Former Ravens running back Ray Rice pauses during a news conference with his wife Janay on May 23, 2014. Rice spoke publicly for the first time since a domestic violence incident in February at an Atlantic City casino. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Female U.S. Senators ‘Shocked And Disgusted’ By Rice Video, Write NFL

Sixteen female senators from both parties are calling on the NFL to adopt a zero-tolerance policy on domestic violence.

09/11/2014

Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan and state Senator Diane Savino announce plan to combat domestic violence. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Staten Island Lawmakers Announce Abuser-Focused Initiative To Combat Domestic Violence

Staten Island lawmakers are supporting a new initiative that focuses on domestic violence offenders– not the victims.

09/10/2014

Roger Goodell

CBS News Exclusive: Goodell Says NFL Tried To Get Second Ray Rice Video, But Could Not

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell spoke out for the first time Tuesday about the growing outrage over the Ray Rice scandal.

09/09/2014

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