Posts Tagged Violence

Union appeals Rice’s indefinite suspension by NFL

In this Aug. 7, 2014, file photo, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice sits on the sideline in the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Baltimore. The NFL players' union has appealed the league's indefinite suspension of Ray Rice, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.(AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)

BALTIMORE (AP) — The NFL players’ union appealed Ray Rice’s indefinite suspension Tuesday night, saying that he shouldn’t be punished twice for punching his fiancee in a casino elevator.

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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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Selig: Domestic violence policy has been discussed

Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig smiles while speaking at a news conference before a baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and the Arizona Diamondbacks in San Francisco, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says the league and players’ union have previously discussed the idea of a blanket policy regarding domestic violence during collective bargaining, yet so far baseball has opted to handle any issue on a case-by-case basis.

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