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Bears receiver Brandon Marshall. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Marshall May Not Be The Leader You Want, But He’s The One You Got

It can’t get worse for Chicago, so what’s the worst that can happen with Brandon Marshall speaking up?

CBS Chicago–10/21/2014

Former Bears general manager Jerry Angelo. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Former Bears GM Angelo Says Teams Hid ‘Hundreds’ Of Abuse Cases

“I made a mistake,” Jerry Angelo says. “I was human.”

CBS Chicago–10/09/2014

Amanda Bach, 19, went missing on Sept. 15, 2011. (Credit: Porter County Sheriff's Department)

Video Honors Indiana Teenager Murdered By Ex-Boyfriend

A video has been launched in honor of a Northwest Indiana teenager who was murdered by her ex-boyfriend, and as a way to get the message of teen dating violence out.

10/06/2014

Artistic rendering of the exterior of the WINGS Metro domestic violence shelter planned for the Chicago Lawn neighborhood. (Credit: City of Chicago)

Site Of Old CPD Station To Be Turned Into Domestic Violence Shelter

The state has chipped in some funding, and the city has donated the land to open the first new domestic violence shelter in Chicago in a decade.

10/04/2014

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month in the NFL. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Baffoe: NFL Doesn’t Care About You, So Don’t Care About Its Pink

It’s your reminder that the NFL’s breast cancer awareness campaign is a lie.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2014

Brandon Marshall. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Sorry You’re Not Sorry, Brandon Marshall

Marshall’s press conference missed the mark Thursday, writes Tim Baffoe.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2014

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NFL’s Troubles Help Shine Light On Domestic Violence, Advocates Say

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports some women feel it’s about time.

09/18/2014

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#WhyIStayed: Meredith Vieira, Domestic Abuse Survivors Find Their Voice

By Wendy Widom CHICAGO (CBS) — As the crisis over domestic violence in the NFL continues to dominate the headlines, women across the country are now bravely coming forward to share their stories of abuse. This week, Meredith Vieira […]

09/18/2014

Bruce Rauner (Credit: Craig Dellimore)

Rauner, Partial Owner Of Pittsburgh Steelers, Sidesteps NFL Domestic Violence Question

The latest scrimmage in the race for governor finds the two major candidates dealing with the issue of domestic violence in the National Football League, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

09/17/2014

Bears receiver Brandon Marshall. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Bears’ Season Isn’t Over … Unless They Lose Sunday

Keep the faith, but be ready to acknowledge the end could be near for the Bears.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2014

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Want to Avoid Another Ray Rice? Pay NFL Cheerleaders a Fair Wage

By Wendy Widom CHICAGO (CBS) — This season, in every roaring football stadium around the United States, athletes will be thinking about Ray Rice and how he knocked his then-fiancé (now wife), Janay Palmer, unconscious in an […]

09/10/2014

Ravens running back Ray Rice, right, with wife Janay. (Getty Images)

Why Terminating Ray Rice From The Baltimore Ravens Won’t Solve The NFL’s Domestic Violence Problem

By Wendy Widom CHICAGO (CBS) — The discovery today – through newly released video on TMZ – that Ray Rice was solely responsible for the beating of his then-fiancé (now wife) Janay Palmer in Atlantic […]

09/08/2014

Josh Gordon #12 of the Cleveland Browns warms up prior to the start of the preseason game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on August 9, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Browns 13-12 in a preseason game. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Keidel: Josh Gordon And NFL Policy

It seems we’ve jumped into the pool of relativism since we got wind of Josh Gordon’s season-long suspension for marijuana use. You have the indignant faction that can’t believe someone who smokes weed gets a year while Ray Rice skates with a two-game suspension

08/29/2014

Roger Goodell. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Goodell’s PR Move Also Better Policy

There are now stiffer penalties for all sorts of off-the-field incidents.

CBS Chicago–08/29/2014

Ray Rice, left, and Dan Snyder. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: What Are The Ravens And Washington NFL Team Doing?

Silence can be golden sometimes.

CBS Chicago–07/31/2014

Ravens running back Ray Rice, right, with wife Janay. (Getty Images)

ESPN’s Michelle Beadle Slams Stephen A. Smith for ‘Provocation’ Comments

By Wendy Widom CHICAGO (CBS) — ESPN sports reporter and host Michelle Beadle took to Twitter today to slam colleague Stephen A. Smith over his inflammatory comments on First Take about domestic violence. Smith’s comments come […]

07/25/2014

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4 Reasons Why We Should Have Foreseen Hope Solo’s Meltdown

Hope Solo allegedly attacked her sister and nephew, while everyone is shocked it’s probably something we should have seen coming.

06/26/2014

Artistic rendering of the interior of the WINGS Metro domestic violence shelter planned for the Chicago Lawn neighborhood. (Credit: City of Chicago)

Chicago Police To Get Specialized Training On Domestic Violence Calls

Each year, Chicago Police get about 200,000 calls about domestic violence, and nearly 40 of those calls end in a homicide.

12/03/2013

Women March To Raise Awareness Of Domestic Violence

Police officers led a group of mostly immigrant women on a march today on the city’s north west side as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

10/03/2013

Tio Hardiman, arrested on domestic abuse charge. (Credit: Hillside Police)

Ousted CeaseFire Leader Helped Implement Zero-Tolerance Policy For Domestic Violence

CeaseFire Illinois’ former leader “should have volunteered” information about his 1999 domestic battery conviction to its parent agency, a spokesman said, because he was “fully aware” of and helped implement a zero-tolerance policy toward domestic violence charges.

06/06/2013

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