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.
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.
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.
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.
Desiree Cooper, a spokesperson for Planned Parenthood, said many victims of abuse neglect their healthcare needs.
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.
Three experts in domestic violence will serve as senior advisers to the NFL.
The NFL called in a former FBI director to examine how it pursued and handled evidence in the Ray Rice domestic violence case as pressure increased for the league to be more transparent about its original investigation.
Sixteen female senators have written a letter to National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell, urging him to institute a zero-tolerance policy for domestic violence within the league.
A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive three months ago, while league officers have insisted they didn’t see the violent images until this week.