domestic violence

domestic violence

Kareem Hunt and a Sports World that Ignores Domestic Violence Victims

Sports culture still does not see the female victims of star male athletes as valuable—and it shows.
Britni De La Cretaz
12.3.18
NFL

The Ezekiel Elliott Case Is a Clusterfuck

The complexities inherent to domestic violence cases are being played out in NFL newsrooms. This is not good.
Sean Newell
8.17.17
domestic violence

MLB Investigating Addison Russell Allegations of Domestic Violence [UPDATE]

In an Instagram post, his wife said he cheated on her and her friend alleged he "mentally & physically abused her" in a comment. The Cubs are holding him out of the lineup tonight.
Sean Newell
6.8.17
domestic violence

Mets Closer Jeurys Familia Suspended 15 Games for Domestic Violence

In suspending the Mets closer 15 games, MLB continues to keep it's domestic violence policy fluid.
Sean Newell
3.29.17
Dallas Cowboys

Ezekiel Elliott Filmed Pulling Down Woman's Shirt at St. Patrick's Day Parade

Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott finds himself in hot water yet again.
Dave Brown
3.13.17
hal steinbrenner

Hal Steinbrenner on Aroldis Chapman and Domestic Violence: 'Sooner or Later We Forget, Right?'

Steinbrenner also said Chapman was one of the few players who could get parents to bring their kids to the park.
Sean Newell
2.2.17
WRESTLING

Diving Into Darkness: Remembering All of Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka

Jimmy Snuka died of cancer at the age of 73. The wrestler spent the last few years of his life facing criminal charges for the murder of his girlfriend more than 30 years ago.
Ian Williams
1.17.17
Football

Kansas City's Tyreek Hill Is the Key to AFC Title Game Berth

Rookie Tyreek Hill is a sort of banner figure for the NFL as the sports media world grapples with covering athletes who have committed domestic assault. He is also the reason the Chiefs had a first-round bye in the NFL playoffs.
Rivers McCown
1.11.17
college basketball

Kansas Basketball Player Charged with Battery After Allegedly Pushing Girlfriend Down Stairs [UPDATE]

Carlton Bragg has pled not guilty to the misdemeanor battery charge and is out on bond. Kansas coach Bill Self said, "We are still trying to gather information. But it is a charge which we take very seriously."
Liam Daniel Pierce
12.10.16
annie apple

Annie Apple Says Giants Leaned on Son Eli After Josh Brown Comments, Eli Denies It

And somehow the whole thing gets reframed as one of those dreaded "distractions."
Mike Vorkunov
11.3.16
jeurys familia

Mets Closer Jeurys Familia Arrested on Domestic Violence Charge

The Mets closer was recently featured in an anti-domestic violence ad campaign.
Sean Newell
11.1.16
NFL

This Week, a NFL Executive Won a Domestic Violence Award

This is a weird award for someone from the NFL to get at any time, let alone this week.
Sean Newell
10.28.16
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