The Canadian Press

2015-09-11 | SPORTS FBO CFL Violence Policy

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The CFL has introduced a league-wide initiative aimed at combating violence against woman. The move follows some high-profile incidents involving professional athletes, including a video showing NFL running back Ray Rice punching his fiance in the face and knocking her out. B-C Lions star quarterback Travis Lulay agrees violence against women is more prevalent in male-dominated sports. (Lulay has been involved since 2011 in a B-C Lions-led initiative that sees football players visit schools to talk with kids about violence against women. The Be More Than A Bystander program has since inspired spin-off projects in a number of other CFL franchises.)

Date: 2015-09-11
Placeline: VANCOUVER.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 28 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I think there's a bit of a crisis and what is masculinity we often is football players referred to as modern day Gladiators highlights of big hits in the bigger stronger faster better in and so that all of that can kind of lead to the impression of what it is to be a man when really it's about how you know how you treat other people in and those types of ideals as opposed to just how much weight do you lift how hard can you crash into another human >>