Read No More's Talking Points And Guide For How To Tweet Them Support

Are you ready for No More week? Guess what, it's coming! So are a bunch of tweets that read: "Learn about #NOMORE, a public awareness campaign making a difference in the lives of survivors." And probably people pointing you to this story about a domestic-violence hotline in the Dayton, Ohio area that said it got… » 2/06/15 8:41pm 2/06/15 8:41pm

No More, The NFL's Domestic Violence Partner, Is A Sham

The brands have spoken, and they want you to know that domestic violence and sexual assault are bad. In fact, the brands not only think they're bad, but have a theory as to why they persist: the issues of domestic violence and sexual assault don't have a strong enough brand. So, to help get America talking about… » 2/05/15 1:53pm 2/05/15 1:53pm

Do The NFL's Anti-Domestic Violence Initiatives Actually Even Exist?

As long ago as it now seems, it was only this past July when Roger Goodell decided to suspend Ray Rice for two games after the Baltimore Ravens running back cold-cocked his future wife in an Atlantic City casino elevator. There was outrage, but not enough to change the NFL commissioner's mind. He needed to see the… » 2/01/15 12:12pm 2/01/15 12:12pm

Adrian Peterson Blames Media For Reporting On Charity-Funded Orgy

Yesterday, the Star Tribune dropped a comprehensively reported bombshell, accusing Adrian Peterson's All Day Foundation of misusing funds intended for charity, and failing to keep proper books or account for much of the money it took in. Last night, Peterson offered a rebuttal: » 10/07/14 1:10pm 10/07/14 1:10pm

How Much Charity Did Adrian Peterson's All Day Foundation Do? [UPDATE]

Adrian Peterson's All Day Foundation has been described as focusing on at-risk children, particularly girls. But there's an interesting tidbit buried within a lengthy Star Tribune takeout on the indefinitely suspended running back that's worth a lot more attention than his sex life, which is the focus of the piece: » 10/06/14 1:52pm 10/06/14 1:52pm

Nike Cuts Ties With Livestrong

The plucky wristband-manufacturer (and cancer-awareness-raiser), has lost its second benefactor in less than a year: with Lance Armstrong already out of the picture, Nike has decided to end its nine-year partnership with Livestrong. » 5/28/13 4:04pm 5/28/13 4:04pm

Report: A Bunch Of Athletes Run Sketchy Charities

Two weeks ago, Deadspin's very own Anonymous PR Guy wrote of a former client, "He had a charity, too, which was simply a front to pay his family members (as most athlete charities are)." A New York Post report yesterday bears him out. » 7/02/12 11:15am 7/02/12 11:15am

Other Non-Profit Groups Want Nothing To Do With Jerry Sandusky's Charity

It's no secret that The Second Mile, the charitable organization Jerry Sandusky founded in the 1970s for at-risk children, is in trouble. In November, shortly after the child sex abuse allegations against Sandusky surfaced, Jack Raykovitz, the organization's CEO, resigned. Shortly thereafter, Raykovitz's replacement,… » 1/04/12 1:25pm 1/04/12 1:25pm