Tagged: Ray Rice

Sheldon Richardson, Paid to be a Reckless Asshole

You guys hear about that Sheldon Richardson arrest; the 24 year old, highly paid professional football player for the NFL franchise, The New York Jets? Allegedly… He was caught drag racing at speeds exceeding 140 miles an hour. He took the cops on a merry high speed chase through a...

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What About Hope Solo and Women Batterers?

  U.S. women’s soccer has no systematic, decades-long history of ignoring domestic violence the way the NFL does. It’s not as popular as the NFL either. Professional women soccer players are just as much role models as NFL players are. Society should advocate for male victims of domestic violence and...

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Domestic Violence in the NFL

On Saturday night, SNL’s former host Seth Meyers took shots at NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell during the 2015 NFL Honors ceremony. It was not the first time the Late Night host has used his comedic talents to call out Goodell. “I know this is obvious, but it’s a pretty bad...

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Ray Rice: Trash Personnified

  Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Ray Rice — ELEVATOR KNOCKOUT … Fiancee Takes Crushing Punch [Video] – Watch More Celebrity Videos or Subscribe   Trigger Warning: Domestic Violence I suggest for those who haven’t been victims of domestic violence to watch it again, and again, and again...

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Ray Rice Speaks: Who Will Listen?

  Rice Speaks You can watch Ray Rice’s full length press conference here. I think he came off contrite and remorseful. For his defenders who watched, I hope some of you paid attention to the words he spoke.   “My actions that night were totally inexcusable,” This is where I...

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What You Are Doing Is Victim Blaming

I just think it’s important that we acknowledge the role women play in these instances. That doesn’t make me a woman hater. I don’t think there is anything inherently right or wrong with this statement. It is victim blaming though.   Not Me One reason people blame a victim is...

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Who Is For Domestic Violence?

“But what I’ve tried to employ the female members of my family, some of who you all met and talked to and what have you, is that again, and this what, I’ve done this all my life, let’s make sure we don’t do anything to provoke wrong actions … we...