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    NFL sets new penalties on domestic violence, sexual assault violations

    29 Aug 2014, 12:50 am
    The penalty was underwhelming. The angry public fallout was not.

    NFL roundup: Goodell toughens stance on domestic violence

    28 Aug 2014, 10:26 pm
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced a dramatic new domestic violence policy for the league Thursday, admitting "I didn't get it right" with Ray Rice. The measures were announced in a letter to all team owners and come after widespread criticism and a social media firestorm that Goodell absorbed following his handling of discipline for the Baltimore Ravens running back. A first offense under ...

    Can NFL really police domestic violence?

    28 Aug 2014, 10:14 pm
    The NFL's new domestic violence policy sends an important societal message and goes a long way towards rectifying the absurd manner in which the Ray Rice situation was handled, but it also raises a host of complicated issues without easy answers.

    Goodell apologizes, toughens domestic abuse policy

    28 Aug 2014, 9:40 pm
    National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell announced tougher penalties for domestic violence Thursday, including potential life bans for repeat offenders, and apologized for issuing a weak abuse penalty last month. In a letter to team owners outlining revisions to the NFL's personal conduct policy, Goodell said that violations regarding assault, battery, domestic violence or sexual ...

    Why the NFL got tough on domestic violence

    28 Aug 2014, 9:20 pm
    In a memo to NFL teams, Commissoner Roger Goodell wrote: "Domestic violence and sexual assault are wrong. They are illegal. They are never acceptable and have no place in the NFL under any circumstances."