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SI's Menacing Rice Cover Captures The Moment Before The Violence

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 09.09.2014 | Sports

Sports Illustrated focused its attention on the infamous Ray Rice video with a bold, disquieting choice for the cover of its next issue. The grainy im...

Ravens Offering Rice Jersey Exchange Out As Fallout Grows

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 09.09.2014 | Sports

The Baltimore Ravens may have stood behind Ray Rice for months following his domestic violence arrest in February, but the team is now doing what it c...

Nike Cuts Ties With Ray Rice

AP | By ERIC OLSON | Posted 11.09.2014 | Sports

Ray Rice's indefinite suspension from the NFL for domestic violence will cost him income from endorsements in addition to his $4 million in salary. ...

The Invisible Woman

Meg Conley | Posted 11.09.2014 | Women
Meg Conley

People keep saying they are "shocked" upon viewing the video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancée and knocking her unconscious. They shouldn't be. What, dear football fans and commentators alike, do you think it takes to punch a woman out?

Domestic Abuse Survivors Explain Why They Can't 'Just Leave'

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 09.09.2014 | Women

"But why would you stay if someone was abusing you?" That's a distressingly common response to revelations of domestic violence. After a video was ...

DiGiorno Interrupts Serious Conversation About Domestic Violence To Sell Pizza

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 09.10.2014 | Business

Twitter is a place for complex debates about important topics. It's also a place for brands to shamelessly self-promote. On Monday, these two function...

Take the Stairs: Trivializing Violence Against Women

Danielle Moodie-Mills | Posted 11.09.2014 | Women
Danielle Moodie-Mills

Professional athletes need to know that using their significant others as punching bags isn't acceptable and won't be tolerated no matter how "talented" they are or how many Super Bowl rings they have. If threatening a player's job security is the only way to get them to think twice about assaulting anyone, then so be it.

Why Are Many of Today's Issues American Institutions?

Gil Laroya | Posted 11.09.2014 | Impact
Gil Laroya

As the heat turns up on the NFL, with more and more NFL felons are coming to light, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell finds himself covering his ass like...

Janay Palmer's Instagram and Ben Carson's Excuses for Ray Rice

Taylor Marsh | Posted 11.09.2014 | Sports
Taylor Marsh

If you don't understand how Ray Rice was allowed to initially escape prosecution, accepting a much lesser punishment of therapy from the court, nothing illustrates the culture of protecting the abusers of women better than Republican Ben Carson's statement on behalf of Ray Rice.

National Domestic Violence Organizations Silent in Wake of Ray Rice Abuse

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 11.09.2014 | Women
Tanya Young Williams

Where is the outcry from our leading domestic violence organizations in the wake of the latest Ray Rice elevator video, wherein he punches his fiance in the face?

Janay Rice Releases Heartbreaking Statement

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 09.10.2014 | Sports

One day after a brutal video of Janay Rice being knocked out by her husband and former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was released by TMZ, the...

The Ray Rice Video Has Taught You Nothing

B. Robert Farzad | Posted 11.09.2014 | Crime
B. Robert Farzad

Ray Rice should spend time behind bars and you shouldn't care what happens to his football career. It's irrelevant.

Mika Brzezinski: 'The NFL Supports Domestic Violence'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.09.2014 | Media

Mika Brzezinski had this to say about the NFL's handling of the Ray Rice scandal: “It is a culture that clearly puts up with domestic violence. I...

Olbermann: NFL Commissioner 'Is An Enabler Of Men Who Beat Women'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 09.09.2014 | Sports

When Keith Olbermann sees NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, he will only think of one thing: Ray Rice's left hand. The ESPN talk show host eviscerat...

It Took a Video for Ray Rice to Be Strongly Disciplined by the NFL

John A. Tures | Posted 11.08.2014 | Sports
John A. Tures

This says a lot about the NFL, and us. Sure there was an outcry, but some weren't convinced that Rice had really done anything wrong. We had to see a video to realize what domestic violence really looks like.

The Real Reasons Women Like Ray Rice's Wife Janay Stay

Ethlie Ann Vare | Posted 11.08.2014 | Women
Ethlie Ann Vare

It's possible that, underneath it all, though, we stay because our brains are wired wrong. I know I was addicted to the oxytocin produced by having a man in my life -- no matter how awful a man.

Change Culture, Not Cabs: Woman-Only Taxis and Commodifying Female Fear

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 11.08.2014 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

It's the car version of a million "don't get raped" products. Most solutions advocating segregation are variations of "shrink it and pink it" consumer product and public space design that suggest women have to take themselves out of spaces shared by men or risk the consequences.

Ravens CUT Ray Rice After Domestic Violence Video Leaked

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 09.08.2014 | Sports

Ray Rice is out of the NFL, indefinitely. The Baltimore Ravens announced the termination of Rice's contract on Monday, just hours after TMZ releas...

Horrific Footage Of Ray Rice Punching Fiancée Leaks

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 09.08.2014 | Sports

New video released by TMZ on Monday shows Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice knocking his then-fiancée out cold with a single punch. The foot...

Sport and Society for Arete: The NFL, Women and Sport

Richard Crepeau | Posted 11.05.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

Roger Goodell is the commissioner of the most popular professional sports league in the United States. This week he demonstrated just how much he learned at the feet of his predecessors, Paul Tagliabue and especially Pete Rozelle.

NFL on Track With Domestic Violence Penalties but Must Follow Through

Amy E. Bonomi | Posted 11.05.2014 | Women
Amy E. Bonomi

Including an understanding of behaviors typical of chronic domestic violence offenders and a realization that our best chances at prevention involve intervening with adolescents will augment the NFL's strong move to increase penalties for domestic violence offenders.

Mayweather's Former Fiancee Claims Beatings, Public Humiliation In Lawsuit

AP | Posted 11.04.2014 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The former fiancee of Floyd Mayweather Jr. claims in a civil lawsuit that the superstar boxer beat her during their relationship ...

The NFL Finally Takes Violence Against Women Seriously

Stanley H. Teitelbaum | Posted 11.04.2014 | Sports
Stanley H. Teitelbaum

In the throes of the widespread criticism of the lenient suspension in the Ray Rice case, Goodell has stated "I didn't get it right." He has absolute power as judge and jury in determining the penalties for off the field misconduct. In future situations he could be at risk again for not getting it right.

Watch Fox News Blow Three Facts On Major Immigration Story In Just Two Sentences

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 08.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Border hawks convinced that Central American migrants are coming to the United States because the media has told them they'll be allowed to stay might...

NFL Announces New Domestic Violence Penalties

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 08.29.2014 | Sports

The NFL announced on Thursday that it will institute harsher punishments for players who commit domestic violence. In a letter to team owners, NFL...