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Sep 22, 2014

The NFL Names Dawn Hudson as Its New CMO

The National Football League, beleaguered by negative publicity in recent weeks, today announced that former PepsiCo CEO Dawn Hudson is its new chief marketing officer.  "We are looking forward to working with Dawn, whose experience as a leader and m... #North America #Minnesota #PepsiCo, Inc. #Ladies Professional Golf Association #Roger Goodell #Adrian Peterson #Baltimore Ravens #National Football League #Ray Rice

Sep 22, 2014

Following NFL response to Ray Rice incident, Martha Coakley, Maura Healey urge Mass. Athletic Association to prevent teen dating violence

Coakley and Healey are sending a letter to the president and vice-president of the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association urging them to take more steps to curb teen dating violence, in light of recent incidents involving domestic violenc... #Massachusetts #John Miller #Roger Goodell #U.S. Republican Party #National Football League #Martha Coakley #Ray Rice

Sep 23, 2014

Correction: US Soccer-Solo story

In a Sept. 22 story about Hope Solo's domestic violence assault charges and her status with U.S. Soccer, The Associated Press reported erroneously that one of the victims was Hope Solo's sister-in-law. The unnamed victim is Solo's sister... #US Olympic Committee #Utah #Salt Lake City, UT #Hope Solo

Sep 23, 2014

US Soccer stands by Solo decision

U.S. Soccer is standing by its decision to allow goalkeeper Hope Solo to continue to play while she faces domestic violence charges. In this photo taken Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo gestures during practice in Salt Lake City. ... #Hope Solo #Utah #Salt Lake City, UT

Sep 23, 2014

CBS Sports Network's new all-female sports show is something 'We Need to Talk' about

The announcement is dated Aug. 26, so no, CBS cannot be accused of opportunism in launching what it calls "the first-ever nationally televised all-female weekly hourlong sports show airing in prime time" now, of all times. "Nobody would have believed... #ESPN #Swin Cash #Lisa Leslie #Laila Ali #Hannah Storm #CBS #Dara Torres #National Football League

Sep 22, 2014

Emma Watson latest to use power to help women

Actress Emma Watson not only stirred the Internet with her recent moving speech before the United Nations, but she also joined a cadre of celebrities who have used their star power to bring attention to gender issues. Watson, best known for her role ... #United Nations #Harry Potter #United Kingdom #Reese Witherspoon #Charlize Theron #House of Commons #Emma Watson #Tim McGraw #Hermione Granger

Sep 21, 2014

Questions over freeing of hostages

Turkish authorities say they have freed 49 hostages from one of the world's most ruthless militant groups without firing a shot, paying a ransom or offering a quid pro quo. But as the well-dressed men and women captured by the Islamic State (IS) grou... #London #Turkey #Ankara #Mosul #Istanbul

Sep 22, 2014

KCBS In Depth: Domestic Violence In The NFL And Other Pro Sports

It’s been a disappointing and disillusioning couple of weeks for football fans as off-the-filed violence by NFL players directed at women and children dominated the headlines. KCBS In Depth cohosts Patti Reising and Ed Cavagnaro interview Bay Area sp... #National Football League #Adrian Peterson #Ray Rice

Sep 23, 2014

Fury over 'horrible' naked woman-shaped golf tees that are sold on the high street and by Amazon

Inter Sport in Lewes, Sussex, and online retailer Amazon have been criticised for selling ‘naked lady’ golf tees - over claims they promote violence against women... #National Football League #Adrian Peterson #Ray Rice