Man Charged With Killing Adrian Peterson's Son Keeps Making Bail

Joseph Patterson, the South Dakota man accused of killing Tyrese Ruffin, Adrian Peterson's 2-year-old biological son last October, is currently free after posting a $2 million bond on charges that he assaulted Ruffin's mother. This is the second time in under a year that he's bonded out on charges that could bring… » 9/24/14 2:15pm Wednesday 2:15pm

Adrian Peterson Accused Of Beating Another Son, Leaving Facial Scar

Adrian Peterson has already been indicted on charges he beat one of his children, and a new report from KHOU alleges that he beat another. KHOU reports the mother of a different four-year-old son of Peterson's filed a report with Child Protective Services because of a beating the Vikings running back gave the child. » 9/15/14 7:39pm 9/15/14 7:39pm

Mayweather, On Being A Serial Woman Beater: "Only God Can Judge Me"

Floyd Mayweather beats women. This much is obvious, but for whatever reason it took Rachel Nichols on CNN's Unguarded to actually ask "Money" about his long history as a misogynist and domestic abuser in light of his upcoming bout Saturday against Marcos Maidana. His answers will leave you quite unsatisfied. » 9/12/14 11:13pm 9/12/14 11:13pm

Ray Lewis: "There's No Comparison Between Me And Ray Rice"

ESPN rolled out Ray Lewis to talk Ray Rice tonight, because Lewis had mentored Rice during his time in Baltimore, and presumably also because Lewis was involved in one of the NFL's highest-profile criminal investigations in the past decade. But when Suzy Kolber brought that up, Lewis shut it right down. No, he says,… » 9/08/14 5:57pm 9/08/14 5:57pm

ESPN's Howard Bryant Arrested, Charged With Domestic Assault

Bryant, who writes for ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine and was one of the standout talking heads in The Tenth Inning, was arrested Saturday afternoon in Buckland, Mass. Witnesses say he choked and pushed his estranged wife, then struck a State Trooper trying to subdue him. Bryant was released on bail. ESPN has yet to… » 2/28/11 10:20am 2/28/11 10:20am

Smack My Bitch Up: Major League Baseball's Continuing Domestic Abuse…


Today is the second anniversary of Phillies pitcher Brett Myers' post-wife beating game start. Philadelphia magazine writer Rich Rys examines the impact of that decision and how it's affected his career and what it says about Major League Baseball''s handling of domestic violence cases. He can be reached at … » 6/24/08 2:20pm 6/24/08 2:20pm