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Rep. Jackie Speier (D-San Mateo) (CBS)

Peninsula Rep. Jackie Speier Denounces 49ers, NFL Over Recent Domestic Violence Controversies On House Floor

Peninsula Rep. Jackie Speier (D-San Mateo/San Francisco) denounced the San Francisco 49ers on the House floor Wednesday for allowing Ray McDonald to play following his arrest for alleged domestic violence.

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unning back Jonathan Dwyer #20 of the Arizona Cardinals takes the field before the preseason NFL game between Cincinnati Bengals and the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on August 24, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Arizona Cardinals RB Johnathan Dwyer Arrested On Domestic Violence Charges

A published report claims Arizona Cardinals running back Johnathan Dwyer has been arrested on domestic violence charges.

8 hours ago

A detail of the official National Football League NFL logo is seen painted on the turf as the New York Giants host the Atlanta Falcons during their NFC Wild Card Playoff game at MetLife Stadium on January 8, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

NFL Sponsors Chime In With Criticism Of League Over Handling Of Domestic Violence, Child Abuse Issues

The chorus of criticism of the National Football League over its handling of domestic violence and child abuse issues is beginning spread to the league’s corporate sponsors.

09/16/2014

A Photoshopped Covergirl advertisement being used in Twitter protest against the NFL.

Photoshopped Covergirl NFL Ad Turns Into Viral Protest Against NFL, Commissioner Goodell

An advertisement for beauty products has been hijacked into a viral protest against the National Football League over its handling of domestic violence issues.

09/15/2014

Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom with wife Jennifer Siebel-Newsom.

Lt. Gov. Newsom And Wife Jennifer Denounce 49ers’ Decision To Play McDonald

California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and his wife, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, issued a statement Sunday, denouncing the San Francisco 49ers’ decision to continue to play defensive end Ray McDonald during an investigation into felony domestic violence charges.

09/14/2014

London Breed

SF Supervisor London Breed Says 49ers Should Sit Ray McDonald During Investigation

Supervisor London Breed spoke to KPIX 5’s Phil Matier on Sunday about her nonbinding resolution which calls for the 49ers to keep Ray McDonald from playing while an investigation of felony domestic violence charges against the star defensive end continues.

09/14/2014

Ray McDonald #91 of the San Francisco 49ers warms up before the game against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on September 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Court Date For 49ers Player Ray McDonald In Alleged Domestic Violence Case Postponed

The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office Friday postponed a court hearing on potential felony domestic violence charges against San Francisco 49ers player Ray McDonald as the investigation continues, the office reported.

09/12/2014

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig addresses reporters at AT&T Park in San Francisco, September 11, 2014. (CBS)

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig Dodges Questions On A’s Stadium, Domestic Violence During AT&T Park Visit

The outgoing commissioner refused to commit to a resolution of the Oakland ballpark situation, though he admits the A’s desperately need a new place to play.

09/11/2014

San Francisco 49ers v Dallas Cowboys

49ers President Avoids Direct Comment On Domestic Violence Controversy During Ethics In Sport Symposium

Moral character is a key factor the San Francisco 49ers consider in recruiting players, a top team official said Thursday, acknowledging the difficulty of accurately assessing how an athlete will ultimately behave on and off the field.

09/11/2014

Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens stiff arms Chris Harris #25 of the Denver Broncos as he runs the ball in the fourth quarter during the AFC Divisional Playoff Game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 12, 2013 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: NFL Competitiveness Can Lead To Bad Decisions

“You would like to say ‘well, let’s get back to football, it’s a game tonight,'” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. “It’s hard to say that, even for me. It’s hard to say, ‘okay, let’s just put all that behind us.’ (This issue) is one of the things you can’t just put behind you.”

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/11/2014

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