Affidavit: Johnny Manziel Restrained, Beat, And Threatened To Kill Colleen Crowley  

As part of her request for a protective order against Johnny Manziel, Colleen Crowley outlined in an affidavit what she said happened the night Manziel is accused of beating her up. In the document, Crowley describes a horrific night in which Manziel keeps her from leaving his hotel room, later throws her back in a…

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Why Is The NFL Giving More Super Bowl Ad Time To Its Favorite Sham Domestic-Violence Group?

I took the No More pledge last year. What do I have to show for it? I’m now very aware of when #NOMOREexcuses Law & Order: Special Victims Unit marathons are about to air, but that’s about it. I don’t know much more about domestic violence or sexual assault. I haven’t discovered new organizations working on policy or…

Johnny Manziel Hit With Restraining Order; Dallas Cops Launch Criminal Investigation

Dallas police are now investigating Johnny Manziel after the Browns quarterback’s ex-girlfriend pressed charges on an alleged domestic violence incident that took place a week ago. That incident led a Tarrant County (Tex.) judge to sign a restraining order today requiring Manziel to avoid his ex for two years and pay…

Complex Editor Lauren Nostro's Ex-Boyfriend Ernest Baker Charged With Assault, Harassment

In May 2015, Ernest Baker, Drake-approved writer and self-appointed internet tastemaker, allegedly assaulted and harassed his ex-girlfriend, Complex Music managing editor Lauren Nostro. The news gained public attention Wednesday night after the pair’s mutual friend, the writer Meaghan Garvey, vaguely tweeted about…

Inside The Closed-Door NFL Hearing That Reinstated Greg Hardy

On March 4, the NFL conducted a reinstatement hearing for Greg Hardy, who had spent most of the previous season on the Commissioner’s Exempt List after he was accused of assaulting his ex-girlfriend, Nicole Holder. Deadspin has obtained the transcript of that confidential hearing, which you’ll find at the bottom of…

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This Is Why NFL Star Greg Hardy Was Arrested For Assaulting His Ex-Girlfriend

Barefoot and frightened, Nicole Holder walked as fast as she could through the darkness, and the moment she saw the cops she ran. She headed west on Fifth Street toward North Church, away from the Charlotte., N.C., apartment of Greg Hardy, a star defensive end then with the NFL’s Carolina Panthers. Minutes earlier he…

Purple Goes With Your Pink Ribbon: Domestic Violence Is a Women's Health Issue

October is breast cancer awareness month. As we sign up for 5Ks, save yogurt lids, and take in the sights of familiar buildings awash in pink backlighting, women’s health is at the forefront of everyone’s minds. And in a coincidence of scheduling, October is also domestic violence awareness month. The color of the…

Police: Florida DB Deiondre Porter Held Gun To Pregnant Girlfriend's Head, Later Shot In Her Direction [Updated]

Gators defensive back Deiondre Porter was arrested this morning after Gainesville police say he held a gun to the head of his pregnant girlfriend and later fired the gun in her direction. Porter booked into an Alachua County jail at 11:19 a.m. on three charges, including felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon…