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Why it takes a crisis to get women in leadership

The NFL has suddenly decided it would bring in new leadership to fix problems that have been plaguing it for decades.

On Monday, commissioner Roger Goodell sent a letter to the league’s teams announcing that he hired three women to “help lead and shape the NFL’s policies and programs relating to domestic violence and sexual assault.” Lisa Friel, Jane Randel and Rita Smith previously worked in the field of domestic violence prevention and education. 573 more words


The Dark Side of the Public Reaction to Ray Rice & Adrian Peterson

Anybody can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way – that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy. 347 more words


The Bloodied NFL Shield

The season hasn’t exactly gotten off to a roaring start for the National Football League. With the release of the infamous Ray Rice elevator video, questions about whether the NFL properly investigated the Rice incident and treated other domestic violence incidents with the seriousness, concern and respect they deserve, and more recently the disclosures about Adrian Peterson’s treatment of his son, the NFL has been battered by bad news. 226 more words



Of all the places I’ve ever lived or traveled to, nothing equals Colorado when it comes to instant weather changes. Earlier this week we were in shorts and sneakers, today it’s parkas and boots, and by the weekend, we’ll probably be back in shorts again! 692 more words

Rice Out. Manners In.

When I was seven years old, my parent’s marriage was ending and ending badly. My mother was not loved by my sisters or me so when she “went off” for the final time on my Dad, we saw the potential for some payback. 1,145 more words

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Minnesota Vikings Reverse Adrian Peterson Decision

Who is right, and who is wrong !?

There have been many opinions given about the way Minnesota Vikings running back, Adrian Peterson, punished his child.   170 more words