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Ray McDonald's defamation lawsuit against assault accuser dismissed

Ray McDonald's defamation lawsuit against assault accuser dismissed

Ray McDonald, who was cut by the Chicago Bears last month after being arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, has suffered another setback. A judge dismissed McDonald's defamation lawsuit against a woman who claimed he sexually assaulted her last year, the Associated Press reported Monday. Last week, Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge William Elfwing ruled McDonald presented no evidence his accuser spoke to anyone about the alleged incident other than law enforcement officials. Statements made to police and law enforcement are considered protected speech. The woman, whose name has not been made public, claims McDonald sexually assaulted her...

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