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Domestic violence, weapons charges overrepresented in NFL arrests

Ray Rice, Janay Palmer

The suspensions of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice and Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson underscore a troubling fact: When compared with the general population, NFL players are disproportionately arrested and charged with domestic violence -- and murder, weapons charges and sex offenses.

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Fewer women viewing NFL

(Bloomberg) Some women are starting to tune out the NFL as it deals with the fallout from its mishandling of domestic-abuse incidents involving players. Early evidence shows that there has been a dropoff in TV viewership of games by women, ...

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