Ray McDonald Arrested Again, For Allegedly Violating Restraining Order

Former Chicago Bears and San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald was arrested this evening by Santa Clara (Calif.) police for violating a restraining order. The restraining order was issued in connection with an incident that occurred two days ago, when McDonald was arrested on misdemeanor domestic violence and… » 5/27/15 10:03pm Wednesday 10:03pm

Dana White Can't Stop Lying About UFC Fighters Being Domestic Abusers

When Dana White isn’t busy calling female reporters “fucking dumb bitches” or those reporters’ sources “fucking faggots,” the UFC president spends his time whitewashing his fighters’ domestic violence histories. There’s Thiago Silva, arrested on charges he put a gun in his wife’s mouth, threatened to kill her, and… » 5/21/15 1:30pm 5/21/15 1:30pm

Bill O’Reilly Accused of Domestic Violence in Custody Battle

Three weeks ago, a Nassau County Supreme Court justice ended a bitter three-year custody dispute between Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly and his ex-wife, Maureen McPhilmy, by granting custody of the couple’s two minor children to McPhilmy. Though nearly all documents pertaining to New York family court cases are sealed,… » 5/18/15 2:38pm 5/18/15 2:38pm

Hotel Manager Says Frank Clark Threatened To “Hit You Like I Hit Her”

Hotel manager Stephanie Burkhardt says Seahawks rookie Frank Clark threatened her following an incident in which the former Michigan star defensive end is accused of punching his then-girlfriend. Burkhardt told police of Clark’s threat to “hit you like I hit her” during the original police investigation, and repeated… » 5/09/15 2:51pm 5/09/15 2:51pm

The NFL's Response To Domestic Violence Is Only Making Things Worse

Let’s get these out of the way early, so we can hopefully head off the most common criticisms that follow any story on athletes and domestic violence. No, we don’t think abusers should be banned from the NFL and forever exiled to Kolyma for their crimes. No, there is nothing wrong with teams signing or drafting… » 5/07/15 2:30pm 5/07/15 2:30pm

The Seahawks Didn't Care Whether Frank Clark Punched A Woman

The Seattle Seahawks went on the defensive when they drafted former Michigan defensive end Frank Clark, who was kicked off his college team after being arrested on charges of domestic violence last November. Facing criticism of the second-round selection, team executives claimed that they had conducted a thorough… » 5/05/15 10:24am 5/05/15 10:24am

Mike Wilbon: You're "Naïve" For Expecting Boxers Not To Abuse Women

Gutless starfucker troll Mike Wilbon rambled his way to an awkward defense of serial domestic abuser Floyd Mayweather Jr. tonight on ESPN, having been inexplicably asked about tonight’s fight while covering the NBA playoffs in Los Angeles. Wilbon’s lengthy and nonsensical response implored viewers to understand the … » 5/02/15 9:28pm 5/02/15 9:28pm

This Is How Las Vegas Protects Floyd Mayweather 

No pictures. That’s what the biggest name in boxing, poised for one of the signature fights of his career, says over and over again when asked about the overwhelming evidence that he has a history of abusing women. Ignore the police reports, the court records, and his own plea deals, he says into the camera lens, … » 4/30/15 7:20pm 4/30/15 7:20pm

What The Fuck Is Wrong With Stephen A. Smith?

Stephen A. Smith is the ultimate low-hanging fruit. His job is to be low-hanging fruit; just noticing anything he says feels like dead-horse beating. But over the past few weeks, Stephen A. has transformed himself from garden-variety shill and troll into a kind of cartoonish super-troll. He’s the ultimate embodiment… » 4/25/15 7:31pm 4/25/15 7:31pm

ESPN's OTL Reminds Us Floyd Mayweather Jr. Is An Unrepentant Monster

Just a day ago, we criticized ESPN’s series of “all-access” puff pieces featuring Stephen A. Smith and Floyd Mayweather’s collection of supercars. The Worldwide Leader somewhat made up for this today with a full half hour of Outside The Lines dedicated to illustrating “Money” Mayweather’s long history of beating and… » 4/24/15 3:15pm 4/24/15 3:15pm

Why Is ESPN Serving As Floyd Mayweather's PR Mouthpiece?

For the past several days, ESPN’s been sprinkling bits of an exclusive Floyd Mayweather interview into its SportsCenter broadcasts as the run to next week’s highly-anticipated bout against Manny Pacquiao heats up. But you won’t hear Stephen A. Smith ask “Money” about his long history of beating women; no, you’ll see… » 4/23/15 12:00pm 4/23/15 12:00pm

DA: NFL, Union Can See Pictures From Greg Hardy Case, Nobody Else Can

The Mecklenburg district attorney has allowed the NFL and the NFL Players Association to view seven photographs it wanted to see from Greg Hardy’s domestic violence case. What exactly is shown in the seven photographs isn’t made clear in the press release, but the announcement is clear on who won’t be seeing the… » 4/06/15 7:27pm 4/06/15 7:27pm