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Domestic Violence and Power in the NFL – Again

I was disappointed (yet unsurprised) to learn of yet another case of serious abuse being perpetrated by a professional sports player against his fiancee Janay Palmer. The tape that is being circulated of NFL player Ray Rice punching then dragging … Continue reading »

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Why is Domestic Violence so Hard to Face?

I have been reminded lately, in the shadow of the high-profile murder-suicide perpetuated by Kansas City Chiefs football player Jovan Belcher, that our society has a very hard time acknowledging domestic violence when it sees it. And it’s not just … Continue reading »

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Suicide Always has Warning Signs

I was recently informed about this very sad, very moving and very informational video concerning the suicide of a prominent NFL hero, a man named Junior Seau. In the video Marcellus Wiley, a former teammate to Seau, is reacting to … Continue reading »

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