Posts Tagged Family issues

Goodell: ‘Same mistakes can never be repeated’

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell pauses as he speaks during a news conference Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in New York. Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. The league has faced increasing criticism that it has not acted quickly or emphatically enough concerning the domestic abuse cases. The commissioner reiterated that he botched the handling of the Ray Rice case.  (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

NEW YORK (AP) — More defiant than contrite, Roger Goodell announced no sweeping changes in his first public statements in more than a week of turmoil surrounding the NFL’s handling of players accused of crimes.

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Jackson rips NFL for lack of diversity in advisers

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson criticized the NFL on Tuesday for not including any African-American women when it brought on three domestic violence experts as consultants.

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Alberta CFL teams work on domestic violence

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Alberta’s two Canadian Football League clubs are teaming with a nonprofit organization to help end domestic violence.

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Domestic violence experts added as NFL advisers

NEW YORK (AP) — Three experts in domestic violence will serve as senior advisers to the NFL.

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