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.
A published report claims Arizona Cardinals running back Johnathan Dwyer has been arrested on domestic violence charges.
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.
An advertisement for beauty products has been hijacked into a viral protest against the National Football League over its handling of domestic violence issues.
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.”