Posts Tagged Domestic Violence

Should the NFL Listen to Jen Welter?

Jen Welter

It was a small article that will probably be ignored amid today’s news of Tom Brady getting exonerated, the final games of the football pre-season and baseball’s postseason just beginning to take shape. However, this small story is more important than all of them. Josh Weinfuss, writing for ESPN (September 3, 2015): “Jen Welter: Female coaches could help solve domestic violence problem,” raised the idea put forth by the Arizona Cardinal’s former coaching intern Jen Welter. Her suggestion was to hire female coaches to reduce off the field violence. In […]

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Rousey vs. Mayweather: No One Wins

No sooner than Rousey prepares for and beats Correa, than there is more commentary about a match for charity (whatever that is supposed to mean), between Floyd Mayweather and Ronda Rousey. So there is no mistaking our position on the matter, we are totally against the idea. It is a stupid, pointless, media driven piece of hype that will end badly both inside and outside the ring. This is not Billy Jean King versus Bobby Riggs. This is gossip column meeting reality TV. Don’t care who “wins” Where should we […]

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Leagues Apart: NBA suspends Hornets’ Jeffery Taylor

Jeffrey Taylor

Maybe Jeffery Taylor thought he was playing in the pre-Ray Rice era NFL. He’s not. He’s a professional basketball player playing for the NBA. More specifically, he is playing for a league headed by a fair, and even-keeled commissioner. Adam Silver does not put up with a lot of crap, nor should he. USA TODAY writer Jeff Zillgitt has just reported (November 20, 2014) in an article entitled: “NBA suspends Hornets’ Jeffery Taylor 24 games,” that forward Jeffery Taylor must not only miss the games without pay, he must get […]

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If Ray McDonald plays games with the NFL, he will lose

Ray McDonald

It did not take very long for an NFL player to play a dumb-ass game with the NFL’s domestic violence policy. Less than a week, really. In case you haven’t heard, the NFL has just come out with a tough policy in regard to domestic violence. It was about time and in fact, it was overdue. For many years issues such as domestic violence were swept under the rug because the players were somehow viewed as tough guys playing a tough sport – and it somehow provided an excuse. There […]

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