Latest Violence in sports News

Raiders T Trent Brown sued for domestic violence

Oct. 16, 2019 5:24 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders tackle Trent Brown has been sued by his ex-girlfriend for what she says were multiple acts of domestic violence over the past year. Diorra Marzette-Sanders filed a civil suit in Alameda County Superior Court on Tuesday accusing him of several attacks that left her...

Raging Bullies: Flyers give fans room to break stuff for fun

Oct. 10, 2019 7:47 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Flyers have turned their fans into Raging Bullies. Philadelphia sports fans have been implicated in the sports crimes of throwing snowballs and batteries and of late, haymakers at horses and athletes , so why not let them smash and bash inanimate objects for cash inside a controlled...

Bosnia police arrest 2 for attack on radio station over news

Sep. 28, 2019 7:10 AM EDT

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Two people have been arrested after a group of soccer fans broke into a radio station's offices in Sarajevo and forced its staff to withdraw a news item, Bosnian police said Saturday. The two face charges of threatening the safety and limiting the freedom of Radio...

NFL VP, former player Troy Vincent honored for advocate work

Sep. 27, 2019 9:53 AM EDT

NFL executive vice president and former Buffalo Bills safety Troy Vincent was honored by the Niagara Frontier YWCA for his extensive work advocating against domestic violence and sexual assault. Vincent was presented with the association's 2019 Hero Award at a banquet in Niagara Falls, New York, on Tuesday. In...

Yankees pitcher Germán's leave extended through World Series

Sep. 25, 2019 6:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees pitcher Domingo Germán's administrative leave under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy has been extended through the World Series. Germán was placed on leave for seven days last Thursday. MLB and the players' association agreed to the extension on Wednesday,...

Yankees clinch 1st AL East title since 2012, reach 100 wins

Sep. 20, 2019 1:47 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aroldis Chapman got Albert Pujols to swing over a slider in the dirt, and the New York Yankees jogged to the infield to exchange handshakes and hugs after clinching their first AL East title since 2012. No wild celebration, not this year. Hours after the startling news that pitcher Domingo...

Yankees' Germán on leave under MLB domestic violence policy

Sep. 19, 2019 10:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees star pitcher Domingo Germán was placed on administrative leave under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy on Thursday, casting doubt over whether New York's top winner this season will be available for the playoffs. Manager Aaron Boone was informed of the decision...

Woman testifies about alleged rape by university athlete

Sep. 18, 2019 7:04 PM EDT

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A woman who says she was raped by an ex-University of Delaware baseball player accused of multiple sexual assaults testified Wednesday that she was surprised, then anxious and afraid, when her first meeting with him quickly escalated from consensual kissing to physical force and...

Gaming heavyweights raise $17M for new esports network

Sep. 17, 2019 5:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A new venture backed by many of video gaming's biggest publishers is unveiling a network that hopes to be to esports what ESPN has been to traditional sports. VENN is set to launch in 2020 and aims to give the fragmented esports scene a home base for content with higher production value...

Brawl after high school football game involves hundreds

Sep. 14, 2019 5:01 PM EDT

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Police in Rochester, New York, say hundreds of people were involved in fights that erupted after a high school football game. The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle reports that it took police more than an hour to disperse the fights that followed Friday's game between East High School...