domestic violence Headlines

  • Cubs star put on leave after ex details scary abuse allegations

    Cubs shortstop Addison Russell was placed on administrative leave by Major League Baseball on Friday after his ex-wife published a lengthy blog post detailing physical and emotional abuse she suffered during their two-year marriage. MLB officials first launched an investigation into the allegations in June 2017, although Melisa Reidy-Russell declined to participate in the probe...

    New York Post
  • NBA: Mark Cuban didn't pay enough attention to Mavs' business culture

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has agreed to contribute $10 million to women's organizations but will not face any other punishment stemming from what NBA commissioner Adam Silver called "disturbing and heartbreaking" allegations of harassment and violence toward female employees within the organization, the league announced Wednesday. The NBA launched an investigation seven months ago following a  Sports Illustrated report in February which described "a corporate culture rife...

    ABC News
  • NBA finishes Mavs probe; Cuban to donate $10M

    The NBA said Mark Cuban didn't pay enough attention to the "disturbing and heartbreaking" culture within the Mavericks' organization, but he won't be punished for allegations from an SI report in February.

    ESPN.com
  • Source: Celtics' Jabari Bird sought treatment before domestic violence arrest

    The Boston Celtics were working with guard Jabari Bird on getting mental health treatment in the weeks leading up to his arrest on domestic violence charges, a source confirmed to ESPN's Marc J. Spears on Tuesday. The Boston Herald first reported that Bird was trying to address emotional issues before his Sept. 7 arrest. Prosecutors allege that Bird strangled a woman at least a dozen times over a four-hour period. The woman told police she was able to leave after...

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  • Source: Jabari Bird sought treatment before domestic violence arrest

    The Boston Celtics were working with guard Jabari Bird on getting mental health treatment in the weeks leading up to his arrest on domestic violence charges, a source confirmed to ESPN's Marc J. Spears on Tuesday. Prosecutors allege that Bird strangled a woman at least a dozen times over a four-hour period. The Boston Herald first reported that Bird was trying to address emotional issues before his Sept. 7 arrest.  A source told ESPN that Bird had been receiving treatment...

    ABC News
  • Jabari Bird sought treatment before domestic violence incident

    The Boston Celtics were working with guard Jabari Bird on getting mental health treatment leading up to his arrest on domestic violence charges, a source confirmed to ESPN's Marc J. Spears Tuesday. The Boston Herald first reported that Bird was trying to address emotional issues before the Sept. 7 incident.  Prosecutors allege that Bird strangled a woman at least a dozen times over a four-hour period. A source told ESPN that Bird had been receiving treatment with the help...

    ABC News