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Laura Bassett

Sports Illustrated Will Run Edgy Domestic Violence Ad Ahead Of Super Bowl | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.25.2015 | Politics

After initially rejecting an edgy advertisement about domestic violence in the National Football League, Sports Illustrated magazine has decided to ru...

Ray Rice Hoping For 'Second Chance'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.02.2014 | Sports

Ray Rice has no NFL team. But he hopes to return to football after a domestic violence arrest resulted in his release by the Baltimore Ravens and susp...

Ray Lewis On Rice Abuse: "Some Things You Can Cover Up"

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.22.2014 | Sports

If Ray Lewis could go back and choose a different set of words, he probably would. Speaking Sunday on ESPN's "NFL Countdown," the former Baltimore ...

The NFL Must Stop Promoting Sexism -- and Start Promoting More Women

Teresa C. Younger | Posted 11.18.2014 | Women
Teresa C. Younger

The goal of the NFL policy should be to stop violence against women -- not to punish perpetrators to turn down the heat when a high-profile case causes a public relations nightmare.

Police: NFL Player Head-Butted Wife For Refusing Sex

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 11.18.2014 | Sports

PHOENIX (AP) -- Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punch...

NFL Adds Domestic Violence Experts To Advise

AP | Posted 11.15.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Three experts in domestic violence will serve as consultants to the NFL. Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to te...

Laura Bassett

Women Senators Urge NFL To Adopt 'Zero-Tolerance Policy' For Domestic Violence | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.11.2014 | Politics

A group of 16 women senators penned a strongly worded letter to National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell on Thursday demanding that the lea...

Women's Group Calls For NFL Commish To Resign

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 11.10.2014 | Sports

One of the country's largest feminist groups has called for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to resign. The National Organization for Wom...

Study Finds Increase In Domestic Violence Following Major Sporting Events

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 04.29.2013 | Sports

Sports fans are known for being passionate and rowdy, perhaps none more so than fans of international soccer. One doesn't have to look too far to find...