Responding to increasing criticism Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to the clubs late Thursday announcing a partnership with a domestic violence hotline and a sexual violence resource center.
The leader of Gatorade maker PepsiCo is urging the National Football League to “seize the moment” and put domestic violence and child abuse policies in place immediately once it conducts its review.
Arizona Cardinals RB Jonathan Dwyer has been arrested for domestic violence according to several reports.
With the Ray Rice video, Adrian Peterson’s child abuse charges, the lawsuit against Jerry Jones, and the league’s evolving drug policy — the NFL is taking a big public relations hit.
The Panthers announced they’ve placed Greg Hardy on the exempt-commissioner’s permission list, meaning the Pro Bowl defensive end has been removed from the team’s active roster until his domestic violence case is resolved.
The NFL players’ union appealed Ray Rice’s indefinite suspension Tuesday night. Rice was originally handed a two-game suspension in July under the NFL’s personal conduct policy after he was charged with assault.
Anheuser-Busch’s sponsorship fees alone are worth an estimated $50 million a year, according to sponsorship consultancy IEG.
A Dallas bar is taking a stand against the NFL, pledging not to show any games this season in response to the league’s recent domestic abuse incidents.
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones reiterated his support for Commissioner Roger Goodell, saying the criticism of the league can be used to improve the NFL.
A 63-year-old Pelican Bay woman who strangled her husband and buried him in their front yard was sentenced to 18 years in prison.
Pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church of Arlington, addressed the Ray Rice domestic violence issue.
The numbers, experts say, are staggering: one in four women will experience abuse in her lifetime. And safely escaping isn’t a simple task.