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Ray Rice Potentially Being Reinstated: What Does This Mean for the NFL’s Stance on Domestic Violence?

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Ray Rice potentially being reinstated: What does this mean for the NFL’s (and the public’s) stance on domestic violence? We all gasped in shock, horror and disgust when the surveillance video of ex-Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice knocking out his now-wife Janay Rice surfaced earlier...

Serena Williams Responds to Russian Tennis Federation President Who Referred to the Williams Sisters as “Brothers”

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Clearly the Williams sisters’ status as hard-working, world-renowned tennis champs just isn’t enough to garner everyone’s respect—not even from those who hold high professional posts in the world of tennis.  Shamil Tarpischev, president of the Russian Tennis Federation (RTF) was aptly reprimanded by Serena Williams...

Police Recommend Woman Who Falsely Accused NFL Player Marshawn Lynch of Assault Be Charged

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Several NFL players have been in the news lately for alleged abuse allegations. However, this time an NFL player’s name is being cleared and it’s his accuser who might face jail time. A Seattle woman who lied to police and falsely accused Seattle Seahawks’ running...

Dallas Cowboys C.J. Spillman Under Investigation for Sexual Assault

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Another NFL player is in the news, this time for alleged sexual assault. Dallas Cowboys safety C.J. Spillman is being investigated in connection with an alleged sexual assault at the team’s hotel last month, according to Grapevine, Texas, police. ESPN reported: Police spokesman Barry Bowling...

NBA Players Association’s Michele Roberts Gets $1.2 Million Salary

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Michele Roberts, director of the National Basketball Association, will be paid a base salary of 1.2 million. She is the first woman to lead a major sports union in North America. Sounds great, right? However, Roberts’ salary is half of what her predecessor, Billy Hunter,...