Women’s volleyball defeats MAAC preseason favorite with ninth straight victory

When asked about being named MAAC Libero of the Week for two consecutive weeks, Marist senior Brooke Zywick responded, “I wouldn’t have won either of the awards without the rest of the girls on my team. We all work together as a unit.” The Red Fox unit now has nine straight victories, remaining undefeated in MAAC play as they continue their hot streak.

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Adrian Peterson joins the list of scorned NFL stars

Adrian Peterson is now the latest NFL star to be arrested for a form of violence, this time in the form of alleged child abuse. On September 12, 2014, the 29-year old running back for the Minnesota Vikings was formally charged with reckless or negligent injury to a child after he struck his four year old son between 10 to 15 times with a tree branch, cutting the boy’s scrotum, buttocks, ankles, back, and thighs, not to mention the defensive wounds on the boy’s hands.

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Ray Rice: Another example in the flaws of NFL policies

By now, I am pretty sure most of you have at least heard of Ray Rice and what he did to his then-fiancée. On February 15, 2014, Rice was arrested for the assault of Janay Palmer, his fiancée at the time, at a casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. He was later indicted on third-degree aggravated assault but the charges were dropped after he agreed to take court-supervised counseling. In response to the ordeal, the NFL suspended Rice for the first two games of the upcoming 2014-2015 season. Two games, that’s it. Some might say “Well, the NFL took action, so what’s the big deal?” Let’s compare Rice’s suspensions with some other current suspensions.

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