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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.”
The San Francisco 49ers announced they have suspended radio broadcaster Ted Robinson for comments he made on domestic violence.
SF Supervisors Adopt Resolution Denouncing 49ers For Playing Ray McDonald After Arrest For Alleged Domestic Violence
San Francisco Supervisors have unanimously adopted a resolution that takes the 49ers to task for allowing a team member, who’s the focus of a domestic violence investigation to play in last Sunday’s game.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell did not rule out the possibility of former Ravens running back Ray Rice returning to play in the league after serving a suspension for domestic violence.
49ers CEO Jed York Defends Team’s Response To Ray McDonald Arrest For Alleged Domestic Violence; ‘Not Ray Rice’
San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York offered his first comments Tuesday on the arrest of defensive end Ray McDonald on domestic violence charges, defending the team’s decision to allow McDonald to play as the legal process plays out.