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“Law & Order: SVU” plans to put its spin on a hot button issue as it preps an episode about domestic violence in the NFL.

Producers for the crime drama love to rip their stories from the headlines, and its audience love them to be at least a little messy. November sweeps this year is going to be the perfect time to play that up! It seems that “SVU” writers have drawn some inspiration from Ray Rice’s domestic violence scandal.

NBC has just announced that Meagan Good and Chad Coleman (you ma

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The NFL goes pink each October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.(Photo: Steve Mitchell, USA TODAY Sports)

Mary Jo Kane, a lifelong Chicago Bears fan and college professor, settles in to watch a football game and finds herself taking a tally of the players — one she’d rather not do, but can’t help.

Have any of these guys committed a crime? Tried to strangle a wife? Knocked one out? Beaten a child?

The NFL has an image problem. Some would say it’s at a moral crossroads as focus on abuse alleg

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Calls grow for Condoleezza Rice to rescue NFL Photo: AP

High powered backing for former Secretary of State to rescue America’s most popular sport

Support is growing for a campaign to draft Condoleezza Rice as Commissioner for the troubled National Football League (NFL).

American football, the country’s most popular sport and a bastion of macho male culture, has suffered one of the worst weeks in its history with three high-profile stars facing accusations of domestic violence.

The crisis has

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Floyd Mayweather Jr.

The emergence of the Ray Rice video and his subsequent suspension from the NFL has put Mayweather’s history of domestic violence issues back in the spotlight. Mayweather was sentenced to 90 days in jail in 2011 after pleading guilty to a domestic battery charge. Mayweather was released after serving two of the three months in 2012, and has since been the highest-paid athlete in the world.

Mayweather defended Rice this week, saying “I think there’s a lot worse things th

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WASHINGTON, DC – JUNE 20: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell participates in a news briefing after his meeting with U.S. Senate Majority Whip Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) June 20, 2012 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Goodell was on the Hill to discuss bounties in professional sports. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) PHOTO BY ALEX WONG/GETTY IMAGES

According to several unnamed sources that spoke with ESPN, the former Baltimore Ravens running back was forthcoming when asked what happened.Roger G

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Whoopi Goldberg in New York June 5, 2014

The comedian and View co-host does more mansplaining when it comes to domestic violence. 

Whoopi Goldberg is quickly becoming an advocate for men who inflict domestic violence upon women. You may recall back in May, during the Solange Knowles-and-Jay Z elevator fight, that Goldberg said Jay Z had every right to hit Solange back.

“I think Solange was quite ready for him to do whatever he was going to do,” Goldber

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In a Friday discussion on First Take about Ray Rice’s controversial two-game suspension, Stephen A. Smith went off the rails, delivering a rant that implied some women are to blame for domestic violence.

Smith started off his discussion with Skip Bayless by saying men “have no business putting [their] hands on a woman.” It was everything First Take isn’t: concise, definitive and unequivocal.

But Smith didn’t stop there. He continued, going on a rambling, circuitous rant that seemed to suggest

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George Zimmerman's new mugshot from Nov. 18, 2013. (SEMINOLE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE)
The former neighborhood watchman who gained national notoriety after killing Trayvon Martin, an unarmed teenager, was busted Monday on suspicion of domestic violence 15 miles north of Orlando. This is far from the first time he has been back in the news since his acquittal in July.
George Zimmerman was charged with assault and battery for allegedly pointing a long-barreled shotgun at his new girlfriend M
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