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NFL Relinquishing Tax-Exempt Status
Society & Culture  (tags: Good News, sports, NFL, tax exempt status, ethics, society, culture, news, law, interesting )

Carrie
- 518 days ago - bigstory.ap.org
The NFL is giving up its tax-exempt status, which Commissioner Roger Goodell called a 'distraction.' In a letter to team owners, Goodell said that the league office and its management council will file tax returns as taxable entities for the ...
Keith Olbermann Calls on Sports Leagues to Abandon 'Medieval' Indiana Over Anti-Gay Law
Society & Culture  (tags: Indiana, Americans, NCAA, NFL, ethics, sports, society, culture, gayrights, news, freedoms, humans, abuse, government )

Carrie
- 552 days ago - rawstory.com
ESPN's Keith Olbermann has called on the National College Athletic Association and National Football League to boycott Indiana until the state repeals a new law that protects businesses that refuse to provide services to same-sex couples.
Broncos and Shelter Dogs at Dove Valley ~ 36 PHOTOS
Society & Culture  (tags: good news, sports, NFL, Denver Broncos, animals, humane society, dogs, adoption, society, family, humans )

Carrie
- 693 days ago - denverbroncos.com
With support from Paige Elway and Anna Welker, the Humane Society of South Platte Valley brought a collection of dogs and puppies that are up for adoption to Dove Valley Tuesday, where they were greeted by the Denver Broncos. I'm not sure who had more fun
Peyton Manning Breaks TD Record (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos, NFL, San Francisco 49ers, sports, humans, interesting, news, Americans, touchdown passes, record breaking, good news, society, culture )

Carrie
- 709 days ago - espn.go.com
Just three years removed from spinal fusion surgery, in what has been a remarkable restart to his NFL career as the Denver Broncos quarterback, Peyton Manning passed Brett Favre for the league's record for career touchdown passes Sunday night with his...
Endorse This: Stephen Colbert Feels Hannity's Pain ~ VIDEO ~ HUMOR ~ SATIRE!
Society & Culture  (tags: media, TV, Stephen Colbert, Sean Hannity, NFL, humor, satire, society, children, abuse )

Carrie
- 739 days ago - nationalmemo.com
Earlier this week, Sean Hannity spoke out in defense of NFL superstar and alleged child abuser Adrian Peterson. On Tuesday, Stephen Colbert revealed that Hannity is not alone in his respect for corporal punishment.
Police: Cardinals' Jonathan Dwyer Head-Butted Wife For Refusing Sex (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: NFL, Arizona Cardinals, domestic violence, Jonathan Dwyer, law, police, society, abuse, women, safety, sadness, violence, news )

Carrie
- 741 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day, police said Thursday.
Peterson's Attorney Responds to New Allegations He Injured Another Son (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: child abuse, Adrian Peterson, NFL, ethics, rights, safety, society, sadness, humans, law, violence, children )

Carrie
- 743 days ago - khou.com
New accusations against Adrian Peterson come from another mother who has another four-year-old son of Peterson, and also involve Peterson striking his boy as a form of discipline.
After Brutal Defeat, Vikings President Makes the Tough Call and Reinstates the Child Abuser
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, child abuse, NFL, Minnesota Vikings, ethics, dishonesty, violence, safety, society, news, sports, sadness, rights, family, corruption )

Carrie
- 744 days ago - rawstory.com
The Minnesota Vikings announced on Monday that they would be reinstating running back Adrian Peterson, who was deactivated for Sunday's loss to the New England Patriots.
Fox's 'Victim Advocate' Attacks Women's Group for Calling for Roger Goddell to Resign (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, sports, NFL, Roger Goddell, Wendy Murphy, ethics, culture, society, women, children, violence, rights, politics, family )

Carrie
- 744 days ago - rawstory.com
A Fox News panel concluded on Sunday that NFL Commissioner Roger Goddell was not going to step down so groups like the National Organization for Women should stop calling for him to resign.
NFL Hires Ex-FBI Director Robert Mueller to Investigate Handling of Ray Rice Case
Society & Culture  (tags: investigation, Robert Mueller, Ray Rice, NFL, society, violence, women, ethics, news, media, sports )

Carrie
- 748 days ago - rawstory.com
Former FBI director Robert Mueller III has been hired by the NFL to lead an independent investigation into its handling of evidence surrounding the case of former Baltimore running back Ray Rice,USA Today reported Wednesday night.
Current and Ex-NFL Players Want Ray Rice Banned From the NFL
Society & Culture  (tags: women, abuse, sports, NFL, Ray Rice, ethics, humans, violence, safety, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 750 days ago - ftw.usatoday.com
Hours after a new video showing Ray Rice hitting his now-wife Janay Palmer surfaced on TMZ.com, current and former NFL players spoke out on Twitter demanding action from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, the NFLPA and the Ravens.
SACKED: Baltimore Ravens Cut Ray Rice After Video Emerges of Him Slugging His FiancéE
Society & Culture  (tags: women, abuse, society, sports, NFL, Ray Rice, ethics, culture, violence )

Carrie
- 751 days ago - rawstory.com
The Baltimore Ravens have terminated the contract of running back Ray Rice after the release Monday of video showing him brutally beat his then-fiancée.
Fox Hosts Giggle That NFL Player's Abused Girlfriend Should Learn to 'Take the Stairs' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: women, abuse, sports, NFL, Ray Rice, media, Fox and Friends, ethics, society, news )

Carrie
- 751 days ago - rawstory.com
The hosts of Fox & Friends on Monday turned video of NFL player Ray Rice punching his then-girlfriend unconscious in an elevator into a joke, saying that in the future she should "take the stairs."
NFL Toughens Its Stance on Domestic Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: good news, NFL, Roger Goodell, domestic violence, women, society, culture, ethics, sports, violence )

Carrie
- 762 days ago - usatoday.com
In a lengthy letter sent to every NFL owner on Thursday, Goodell announced enhanced policies and discipline under the personal conduct policy that will result in a six-game suspension for a first offense related to domestic violence or sexual assault...
Please Sign: ESPN, Reprimand Panelist Who Implied Batteried Women Provoke Their Beatings
Society & Culture  (tags: women, violence, Stephen A. Smith, ESPN, NFL, Ray Rice, battering, blaming the victim, provocation, domoestic abuse, harsher penalties )

Susan
- 791 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Although ESPN panelist Stephen A. Smith finally made a heartfelt apology over his statement insinuating woman might provoke beatings, it took him a while to get it. It's reflective of a tolerance for domestic abuse in sports that ESPN needs to address
 

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