Posts Tagged Violence

Steinem: Domestic violence discussion a positive

In this April 4, 2014 file photo, Gloria Steinem attends the The 5th Annual DVF Awards at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. International human rights organization Equality Now announced Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, it will honor Steinem for her six decades of work for women’s rights. Salma Hayek will also be recognized for her efforts to end violence against women and girls at the organization’s gala fundraiser Nov. 3 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Luiz C. Ribeiro/Invision/AP, file)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Feminism pioneer Gloria Steinem says that if anything good has come from the NFL’s domestic violence scandal, it’s that we’re actually talking about domestic violence.

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All-women sports show debuts with perfect timing

This Aug. 10, 2010, file photo shows retired Los Angeles Sparks basketball player Lisa Leslie waving to the crowd during a ceremony to retire her jersey at halftime of a WNBA basketball game between the Indiana Fever and the Sparks in Los Angeles. "We Need to Talk," an all-women sports talk show that is the first of its kind, premieres Tuesday amid NFL turmoil over the league's handling of domestic violence cases. The challenge is drawing viewers to CBS Sports Network, which is in fewer than half the country's homes with TVs. The panel will feature a core of CBS Sports announcers: Lesley Visser, Amy Trask, Tracy Wolfson, Dana Jacobson and Allie LaForce. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — What perfect timing.

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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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Nebraska tailgate spot bans alcohol after violence

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Officials who operate a popular Nebraska football tailgating spot have temporarily banned alcohol following last weekend’s violent incident that left a police officer hospitalized.

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