Posts Tagged Social affairs

Jane Fonda gets personal at Rape Foundation brunch

Actress and event host Jane Fonda and actress Lily Tomlin, right, pose at The Rape Foundation's Annual Brunch at Greenacres on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP)

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Jane Fonda told an audience of activists and philanthropists that her mother had been sexually abused as a child before eventually committing suicide at 42.

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Minn. Poll: Majority says Peterson was ‘abusive’

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A majority of Minnesotans surveyed about child abuse allegations against Adrian Peterson show they disapprove of the way he disciplined his son.

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Column: NBA still must deal with the race issue

In this April 29, 2014, file photo, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addresses a news conference in New York. Silver says his league will "take a fresh look" at its domestic violence procedures following the rash of cases in the NFL.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, FILE)

ATLANTA (AP) — While the NFL was rightfully being hammered over turning a blind eye to domestic violence, the NBA got a bit of a pass on its latest brouhaha.

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Cal releases report on student-athlete grad rates

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — California will raise the academic requirements of incoming student-athletes as part of an effort to improve graduation rates for football players and other athletes.

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Eagles’ Peters, Redskins’ Baker fined for brawl

Philadelphia Eagles' Jason Peters, right, and Washington Redskins' Chris Baker, left, tussle after a fourth-quarter play as line judge Darryll Lewis tries to break it up during an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Philadelphia. Both players were ejected. Philadelphia won 37-34. (AP Photo/Philadelphia Daily News, David Maialetti)

NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles left tackle Jason Peters has been fined $10,000 by the NFL and Washington Redskins nose tackle Chris Baker $8,268 for their roles in a brawl between the teams last Sunday.

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