DOMESTIC - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DOMESTIC News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Procter & Gamble cancels on-field NFL promotion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58434251-79/nfl-field-cancer-pink.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58434251-79/nfl-field-cancer-pink.html.csp">Procter & Gamble cancels on-field NFL promotion</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MAE ANDERSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T17:23:02.086-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 05:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Procter & Gamble is canceling an on-field breast cancer awareness promotion it had been planning with the National Football League, the latest sponsor to respond to the NFL’s growing problems. The consumer products maker is the latest major sponsor, following PepsiCo and Anheuser-Busch, to show concern over the NFL’s handling of domestic abuse allegations against several players. The move came as NFL commissioner Roger Goodell held a press conference to say that the NFL needs to chang...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584342512014-09-19T17:23:02.086-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-19T17:23:02.086-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58434251@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:23:02 MDT NFL to partner with domestic violence hotline http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58432918-77/violence-domestic-nfl-hotline.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58432918-77/violence-domestic-nfl-hotline.html.csp">NFL to partner with domestic violence hotline</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BARRY WILNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T23:29:56.931-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 11:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Responding to increasing criticism that the league has not acted quickly or emphatically enough concerning domestic abuse cases involving players, the NFL is partnering with a domestic violence hotline and a sexual violence resource center. Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to the clubs late Thursday announcing the partnerships. The league will provide financial, operational and promotional support to the National Domestic Violence Hotline and the National Sexual Violence Resourc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584329182014-09-19T23:29:56.931-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-19T23:29:56.931-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58432918@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:29:56 MDT NFL: Goodell says ‘Same mistakes can never be repeated’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58433541-77/nfl-goodell-violence-domestic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58433541-77/nfl-goodell-violence-domestic.html.csp">NFL: Goodell says ‘Same mistakes can never be repeated’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BARRY WILNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Pro Football Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T23:29:56.774-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 11:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. Goodell was short on specifics at a news conference Friday, his first public statements in more than a week about the rash of NFL players involved in domestic violence. More defiant than contrite as he was hammered with questions, Goodell said he has not considered resigning. “Unfortunately, over the past several weeks, we have seen all too much of the NFL doing wrong,” he said ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584335412014-09-19T23:29:56.774-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-19T23:29:56.774-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58433541@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:29:56 MDT Lowry: Covering the NFL, the media has lost its mind http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58431968-82/nfl-rice-domestic-violence.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58431968-82/nfl-rice-domestic-violence.html.csp">Lowry: Covering the NFL, the media has lost its mind</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Rich Lowry</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The National Review</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T06:00:05.95-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 06:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">During the past few weeks, two sets of initials have dominated the news — ISIL and NFL — and the casual listener would be hard-pressed to decide which is more odious. It’s a wonder that President Barack Obama hasn’t pledged to bring NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to justice. Such is the weight the press has put on the NFL’s punishment of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for punching his then-fiancee that Denis McDonough, the president’s chief of staff, had to weigh in on “Meet the Press”: ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58431968@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:00:05 MDT A look at key developments in NFL controversies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58428750-77/nfl-case-abuse-assault.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58428750-77/nfl-case-abuse-assault.html.csp">A look at key developments in NFL controversies</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T23:09:22.356-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 11:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The NFL is under pressure from sponsors, fans and lawmakers for its handling of domestic violence allegations against several players. At issue is whether the league is acting swiftly enough to investigate or discipline players. Here is a look at key developments Wednesday: VIKINGS: WE MADE A MISTAKE The Minnesota Vikings reversed course and indefinitely benched star running back Adrian Peterson, claiming they “made a mistake” in reinstating him as he faced a child abuse charge in Tex...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584287502014-09-18T23:09:22.356-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T23:09:22.356-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58428750@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:09:22 MDT PepsiCo latest sponsor to voice NFL concern http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58428646-77/nfl-goodell-sponsor-statement.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58428646-77/nfl-goodell-sponsor-statement.html.csp">PepsiCo latest sponsor to voice NFL concern</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MAE ANDERSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T23:09:22.566-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 11:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • PepsiCo Inc.’s CEO Indra Nooyi has made a double-edged statement on the NFL’s problems handing domestic violence, calling some players’ behavior “repugnant” but saying that Commissioner Roger Goodell is “a man of integrity.” The boss of the maker of Pepsi, Gatorade and Doritos, one of the league’s biggest advertisers and sponsor of last year’s Super Bowl halftime show, issued a statement late Wednesday that criticized the league but also expressed optimism that it can fix its problems...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584286462014-09-18T23:09:22.566-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T23:09:22.566-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58428646@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:09:22 MDT PepsiCo latest sponsor to voice NFL concern http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58428412-79/nfl-sponsor-biggest-domestic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58428412-79/nfl-sponsor-biggest-domestic.html.csp">PepsiCo latest sponsor to voice NFL concern</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MAE ANDERSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T08:29:01.898-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 08:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Another major sponsor is speaking out on the NFL’s handling of domestic violence cases, with PepsiCo Inc.’s CEO Indra Nooyi saying she is “deeply disturbed.” Nooyi decried the “repugnant behavior of a few players and the NFL’s acknowledged mishandling of these issues,” in a statement late Wednesday. Pepsi is one of the biggest NFL sponsors through its namesake soda brand, Gatorade sports drink and Frito-Lay snack division. The league and its teams have come under fire over the past tw...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584284122014-09-18T08:29:01.898-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T08:29:01.898-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58428412@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:29:01 MDT Foes of NFL tax exemption facing ‘fourth and long’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58425949-79/tax-nfl-congress-league.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58425949-79/tax-nfl-congress-league.html.csp">Foes of NFL tax exemption facing ‘fourth and long’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Richard Rubin</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T18:46:02.051-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 06:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • If there were ever a politically opportune time for Congress to remove the National Football League’s tax exemption, it would seem to be now. A handful of U.S. lawmakers have seized on the domestic violence, child abuse and team-name controversies swirling around the league to renew calls for ending the tax break for the NFL’s central office. They aren’t making much progress, though, in advancing a measure through Congress. Influential lawmakers in both parties, dealing with militar...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58425949@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:46:02 MDT Program that accepted Ray Rice rare in domestic cases http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58420304-77/rice-cases-domestic-program.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58420304-77/rice-cases-domestic-program.html.csp">Program that accepted Ray Rice rare in domestic cases</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GEOFF MULVIHILL and SEAN CARLIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T16:15:53.25-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 04:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Trenton, N.J. • The offender-rehabilitation program former Baltimore Raven Ray Rice entered after knocking his fiancee unconscious in an Atlantic City elevator is rarely used in domestic assault cases — but whether that means he got special treatment depends who you ask. Only 70 of the more than 15,000 domestic violence assault cases adjudicated from 2010 to 2013 in New Jersey’s Superior Court were admitted into the pretrial intervention program, according to records obtained by The Associated P...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584203042014-09-17T16:15:53.25-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-17T16:15:53.25-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58420304@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:15:53 MDT CBS: Rihanna out of NFL telecast http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58420282-77/cbs-rihanna-thursday-nfl.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58420282-77/cbs-rihanna-thursday-nfl.html.csp">CBS: Rihanna out of NFL telecast</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID BAUDER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T16:15:53.397-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 04:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • CBS and Rihanna are splitting up, more fallout from the Ray Rice domestic violence incident and the turmoil it has caused for the NFL. The network said Tuesday it was permanently editing a song featuring Rihanna’s voice out of its Thursday night NFL telecasts — after the singer issued a profane tweet about it. A portion of Jay-Z’s “Run This Town” featuring Rihanna was cut from last Thursday’s Baltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers game because CBS was covering the controversy over R...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584202822014-09-17T16:15:53.397-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-17T16:15:53.397-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58420282@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:15:53 MDT NFL: Domestic violence experts added as NFL advisers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58416011-77/domestic-violence-nfl-assault.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58416011-77/domestic-violence-nfl-assault.html.csp">NFL: Domestic violence experts added as NFL advisers</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T16:15:41.908-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 04:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Three experts in domestic violence will serve as senior advisers to the NFL. Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to teams Monday announcing that Lisa Friel, Jane Randel and Rita Smith will “help lead and shape the NFL’s policies and programs relating to domestic violence and sexual assault.” Friel was the head of the Sex Crimes Prosecution Unit in the New York County District Attorney’s Office for more than a decade. Randel is the co-founder of No More, a campaign against domestic ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584160112014-09-17T16:15:41.908-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-17T16:15:41.908-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58416011@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:15:41 MDT Denver Post: Courts, not bosses, should fight domestic abuse http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58406573-82/violence-domestic-nfl-players.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58406573-82/violence-domestic-nfl-players.html.csp">Denver Post: Courts, not bosses, should fight domestic abuse</a></h4>