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NFL Toughens Its Stance on Domestic Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: good news, NFL, Roger Goodell, domestic violence, women, society, culture, ethics, sports, violence )

Carrie
- 2 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...
Cashing In Could Compromise Eligibility
Society & Culture  (tags: women, children, sports, society, family, ethics, media, news, celebrity, interesting )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - nytimes.com
Between her star turn at the Little League World Series and the start of eighth grade, Mo'ne Davis has a trip planned for a round of talk show appearances."I've got to get my answers straight," Davis, 13, said with a smile after her team was eliminated.
Mo'Ne Davis on This Week's National Sports Illustrated Cover
Society & Culture  (tags: women, sports, good news, cover girl, Mo'ne Davis, children, Little League, society, freedoms, media, news )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - si.com
Thirteen-year-old sensation Mo'ne Davis, who plays for Philadelphia's Taney Dragons, has become the first Little Leaguer to grace the national cover of Sports Illustrated. The 5-foot-4 inch, 111-pound eighth grader is not only taking the Little League...
Camp Unites Israeli, Palestinian Kids In Shared Love Of Soccer As Tensions Persist In Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, children, summer camp, soccer, society, culture, interesting, news, sports )

Carrie
- 18 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Goals of Peace 2014 Summer Camp took place from Sunday to Wednesday in the Wadi Ara region of Israel, according to a press release. About 80 kids, ages 11 to 13, participated in soccer scrimmages, field trips and educational programming while engaging...
For NFL, Pot Is a Worse Crime Than Assault
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, Americans, NFL, Ray Rice, women, violence, law, ethics, news, crime, culture, sports, society )

Carrie
- 35 days ago - bloombergview.com
Since February, we've been waiting to hear what kind of punishment the NFL would levy on Rice after graphic footage emerged of the star running back dragging his then-fiancée, Janay Palmer, out of an elevator after, police say, he beat her unconscious.
Enough's Enough: Tell NFL Commissioner Goodell to Take Violence Against Women Seriously ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, violence, women, society, sports, NFL, culture, ethics, humans, interesting, news, crime, rights, sadness, safety )

Carrie
- 35 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Violence against women is an obvious,long-term problem facing the NFL. Arrests of players for domestic violence and sexual assault continue,but the league has done little or nothing. Commissioner Roger Goodell has issued longer suspensions for pot smoking
Rio Favela Hosts People's Cup For Communities Suffering Evictions and Police Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: Brazil, Rio, Favela, Sao Paulo, FIFA World Cup, abuse, activists, corruption, dishonesty, freedoms, government, politics, rights, violence, sports, world, police )

Betsy
- 88 days ago - portside.org
A Rio de Janeiro favela hosts People's Cup for communities affected by FIFA restrictions, police violence, evictions and home demolitions. "World Cup For Whom" hosts 2nd annual competition.
Rangers Beat Canadiens, 1-0, to Reach Stanley Cup Final
Society & Culture  (tags: sports, usa, NY Rangers, goodnews, GoodNews )

Cal
- 93 days ago - latimes.com
Dominic Moore's second period goal for New York punched the Rangers' ticket to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 1994. The Rangers defeated the Canadiens, 1-0, in Game 6 to win the series 4 games to 2
FOREIGN SECRETARY: HELP STOP THE SEXUAL ABUSE OF CHILDREN IN TOURISM *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, children, crime, culture, ethics, family, humans, law, media, police, rights, sadness, society, sports, violence, women, world )

Frans
- 118 days ago - campaigns.walkfree.org
I am appalled by the news that British nationals are sexually abusing children in destinations around the world. Right now, I am particularly concerned about the countless vulnerable children in Brazil who are at a heightened risk of exploitation and...
LA Clippers Owner Donald Sterling Banned for Life, Fined $2.5 Million for Racist Remarks (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, racism, NBA, Donald Sterling, sports, society, ethics, media, news )

Carrie
- 124 days ago - rawstory.com
Silver said an investigation into the recordings, which were revealed over the weekend, showed that Sterling had made the comments. Silver also said he would use his authority to ask the NBA board of governors to force a sale of the team.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar On Donald Sterling And Our Collective Failings
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, racism, descrimination, society, ethics, family, culture, news, sadness, rights, freedoms, corruption, crime, media, sports, celebrity )

Carrie
- 124 days ago - time.com
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Welcome to the Finger-Wagging Olympics. It's time to look at ourselves -- and our collective moral outrage -- in the mirror, says former NBA player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Boston Marathon: Five Runners and Why They'Ll Be at the Starting Line
Society & Culture  (tags: recovery, bostom Marathon bombings, healing, news, humans, americans, safety, society, sports )

Cal
- 137 days ago - csmonitor.com
There have since been many more milestones - moments of courage, of healing - as Boston has rebounded from the attack last year. There are still more ahead.
Students Form Wall Around Missouri Stadium to Block Westboro Protest Against Gay Player (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, society, safety, rights, ethics, Westboro Baptist Church, religion, freedoms, activists, gayrights, sports )

Carrie
- 193 days ago - rawstory.com
Hundreds of students formed a human wall around the basketball stadium at the University of Missouri on Saturday because the Westboro Baptist Church had pledged to protest gay football player Michael Sam.
NFL Prospect Michael Sam Comes Out As Gay
Society & Culture  (tags: sports, ethics, culture, gayrights, rights, news, society )

Cal
- 202 days ago - npr.org
On Sunday, in interviews with and on , Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam said that he is gay.
Change the MASKOT Name ! - PLEASE SIGN !!
Society & Culture  (tags: SUPER BOWL, SUPERBOWL ADS, WASHINGTON REDSKINS, NATIVE AMERICANS, MASKOT, INDIGENOUS PEOPLES, ethics, humanrights, culture, americans, history, society, sports, education )

Angelika
- 208 days ago - front.moveon.org
The Super Bowl Ad You Didn't See Sign the petition if you support a name change for the Washington Redskins.
 

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