Tags: Domestic Violence

Charges of Domestic Violence Against Reuben Foster Are Dropped

Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster, who was at the center of criticism over domestic violence in the N.F.L., has escaped prosecution. The state attorney’s office in Hillsborough County, Fla., dropped misdemeanor domestic violence charges against Foster. He was arrested Nov. 24 after an episode involving his ex-girlfriend in the hotel where the San Francisco 49ers,…

On Pro Football: A Soaring N.F.L. Is Disrupted by a Familiar Demon: Off-Field Abuse

Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt seemed to embody an N.F.L. that had been regaining its footing after a period of sliding ratings and fan anger over player protests during the national anthem. The league has enjoyed higher-scoring games, better television ratings and the emergence of several exciting young players like Hunt, who has…

Cubs Offer the Suspended Shortstop Addison Russell a 2019 Contract

CHICAGO — The Cubs offered shortstop Addison Russell a 2019 contract while maintaining on Friday that his future with the team was not certain. Russell is serving a 40-game domestic violence suspension from Major League Baseball after his ex-wife, Melisa Reidy, accused him in a blog post of years of physical and emotional abuse. Theo…