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Rihanna and Cardi B's Super Bowl Protest Prompts Celebrities to Speak Out

Anika Noni Rose, Jameela Jamil, and Amy Schumer are the latest celebrities to speak out about divesting from the Super Bowl in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
10.22.18
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After Timberlake Super Bowl Announcement, Internet Calls for 'Justice for Janet'

The NFL announced on Sunday that Justin Timberlake will perform during the 2018 Super Bowl halftime show. Since then, some fans argue that the fallout from the infamous 2004 nip slip continues to be unfairly biased toward Janet Jackson.
Kimberly Lawson
10.24.17
sports

If You Really Want to Help Cancer Research, Don't Give Money to the NFL

Despite the National Football League's contributions to the American Cancer Society through its official "Crucial Catch" campaign, data shows the league doesn't prioritize much besides its own corporate interests.
Gayle Sulik
1.29.16
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​Can Concussions Lead to Rape?

One in three NFL players is expected to suffer from a traumatic brain injury. As the NFL struggles to deal with its concussions problem, we asked experts if the league should be worried about sexual violence as a possible side effect.
Lindsay Schrupp
12.17.15
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Does the NFL Treat Women Worse Than Dogs?

The National Football League and its fans were outraged over Michael Vick's dogfighting. When it comes to allegations of domestic violence and sexual assault, that's often not the case.
Haley Potiker
12.12.15
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The NFL and Violence: A Dangerous Love Story

From helmet-optional beginnings to lenient punishments for domestic violence, the history of the National Football League is one that prioritizes profits over people.
Steven Blum
12.10.15
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Why Victims of Rape and Abuse Stay Silent

There are many barriers to coming forward as a victim of rape or domestic abuse—and it's even more daunting when your attacker is a public figure.
Callie Beusman
12.8.15
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There Are 44 NFL Players Who Have Been Accused of Sexual or Physical Assault

In the past few years, multiple news stories involving NFL players accused of sexual assault or domestic violence have received widespread attention. As isolated incidents, such allegations are deeply disturbing.
Broadly Staff
12.8.15
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Maurkice Pouncey, Center and Guard, Accused of Assaulting a Woman and a Gay Man

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12.8.15
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Courtney Upshaw, Linebacker, Accused of Domestic Violence

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12.8.15
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Junior Galette, Linebacker, Accused of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

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12.8.15
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Adrian Peterson, Running Back, Pleaded No Contest to Reckless Assault

Broadly Staff
12.8.15