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Adrian Peterson (credit: Andy Clayton King/Getty Images)

NFL Suspends Peterson For At Least Rest of Season

The NFL has suspended Adrian Peterson without pay for at least the rest of the season.

11/18/2014

Former Redskins linebacker LaVar Arrington appears in the NFL's new domestic violence ad. (Screen grab from YouTube)

Alfred Morris, LaVar Arrington Featured in NFL’s New Domestic Violence Ad

Officials of the No More Project said Wednesday that NFL players will appear in video and print PSAs to shed light on domestic violence issues.

10/23/2014

Former Ravens running back Ray Rice addresses a news conference with his wife Janay (not pictured) at the Ravens training center on May 23, 2014 in Owings Mills, Maryland. Rice spoke publicly for the first time since facing felony assault charges stemming from a February incident involving Janay at an Atlantic City casino.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Report: Rice Has Grievances Against NFL and Ravens

A hearing on Ray Rice’s appeal of his indefinite suspension will be held Nov. 5 and 6, two people familiar with the situation said Tuesday.

10/22/2014

File photo of a man smoking a marijuana cigarette. (credit: PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP/Getty Images)

New Md. Laws Go Into Effect Oct. 1

Some of the high-profile new laws approved in Maryland this year will take effect on Wednesday. Here are some of the most prominent.

09/29/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NFL Commissioner Visits Domestic Violence Hotline

Facing criticism about the handling of recent abuse cases, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell spent three hours Saturday night visiting the headquarters of the National Domestic Violence Hotline and getting an up-close look at the realities victims face.

09/28/2014

Former Ravens running back Ray Rice is seen hitting his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City elevator in February. (Screen grab from TMZ Sports)

Report: Ravens Execs Knew About Elevator Punch in February

Baltimore Ravens executives including owner Steve Bisciotti, president Dick Cass and general manager Ozzie Newsome, knew about former running back Ray Rice punching his fiancée inside an Atlantic City casino elevator shortly after it happened in February, according to an ESPN “Outside the Lines” report release Friday.

09/19/2014

Vice President Joe Biden said Friday the nation needs to bring young men into the struggle against domestic violence by encouraging them to stand against the crime on college campuses.  (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden On Domestic Violence: ‘The NFL Hasn’t Seen Nothing Yet’

Vice President Joe Biden said Friday the nation needs to bring young men into the struggle against domestic violence by encouraging them to stand against the crime on college campuses.

09/19/2014

File photo of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaking during her weekly news conference on Jan. 29, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Pelosi: 49ers’ Ray McDonald Should Not Be Playing While Being Investigated For Allegedly Hitting Pregnant Fiancee

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said that San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald shouldn’t play football while he’s being investigated for allegedly hitting his pregnant fiancee.

09/17/2014

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A Medical Re-Awakening To Issues Of Domestic Violence

Desiree Cooper, a spokesperson for Planned Parenthood, said many victims of abuse neglect their healthcare needs.

09/17/2014

Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens celebrates a touchdown against the Cincinnati Bengals at M&T Bank Stadium on November 20, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Ravens defeated the Bengals 31-24. (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images)

Ravens Can’t ‘Get Away’ From Rice Saga

A three-day break wasn’t enough to separate the Baltimore Ravens from the Ray Rice saga, and coach John Harbaugh expects the suspended running back and domestic violence to remain topics the team and the NFL will be addressing the foreseeable future.

09/15/2014

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