NFL Issues Press Release Through USA Today On How Hard It's Working

The NFL wants you to know it's working hard on the issue of domestic violence. It hasn't actually changed anything since the video of Ray Rice slugging his wife was released. But why should that get in the way of a good press release, also known as an exclusive interview, as Tim Marchman explained yesterday. » 9/18/14 4:33pm Thursday 4:33pm

The Only Thing Unusual About Ray And Janay Rice Is That Anyone Noticed

One of my first homicide stories as a young crime reporter was about a woman killed by her boyfriend. One of my last stories as a crime reporter was about a woman killed by her husband. In between, there were too many dead women to count. A few stand out in memory, the ones whose deaths were especially grisly or… » 9/11/14 4:09pm 9/11/14 4:09pm

Floyd Mayweather Sued By Ex-Fiancée He Accused Of "Killing Babies"

Floyd Mayweather is being sued by ex-fiancée Shantel Jackson. You'll remember her as the woman whose old sonogram Mayweather posted on Facebook, claiming he broke up with her because she got an abortion. "And I'm totally against killing babies," he wrote. » 9/04/14 7:16pm 9/04/14 7:16pm

Bengals Re-Sign Player, Helping Him Pay For Daughter's Cancer Battle

In June, Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still learned his four-year-old daughter, Leah, has stage four pediatric cancer. Still missed offseason workouts to be with her, shaved his head in solidarity, and filled his Instagram with pictures of Leah and updates on her treatment. » 9/04/14 3:48pm 9/04/14 3:48pm

Junior Seau's Family Rejects Concussion Settlement With NFL

Junior Seau's family will back out of the proposed concussion settlement being offered to former NFL players, ESPN's Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru report today. Instead, the family will pursue its own wrongful death suit, according to the family's lawyer, Steven Strauss. » 9/03/14 7:58pm 9/03/14 7:58pm

War Machine Hit With 32 Charges, Including Attempted Murder

Clark County (Nev.) prosecutors threw everything they had today at War Machine, filing an amended criminal complaint that levies 32 felony charges against the former MMA fighter for his alleged brutal attack on then-girlfriend Christy Mack and another man. The charges include attempted murder, kidnapping, and sexual… » 9/03/14 5:55pm 9/03/14 5:55pm

The Very Best Of Serena Williams Karaoke

Serena Williams loves karaoke. No, scratch that. She looooooves karaoke. She will throw down, any time or any place. She will groove to the music in between stanzas. She will belt out every single word and doesn't care if you film her because she is having a damn good time and don't you wish you were as alive as she… » 8/21/14 3:40pm 8/21/14 3:40pm

Documents Reveal Disturbing Details Of War Machine's Alleged Assault

Clark County (Nev.) prosecutors released documents today outlining MMA fighter War Machine's alleged attack on "on-again, off-again" girlfriend Christy Mack and another man, backing up Mack's harrowing personal account of the incident while adding more brutal details. According to the documents, War Machine beat and… » 8/18/14 5:17pm 8/18/14 5:17pm