Word on the Street: NFL increases punishment for players accused of domestic abuse

A second offense means a lifetime ban that

A second offense means a lifetime ban that can only be appealed after one year out of the league. (August 29, 2014 3:25 PM)

The NFL has changed its policy when it comes to punishing players accused of domestic abuse.

First offenders will get a six-game suspension, and a second offense means a lifetime ban that can only be appealed after one year out of the league.

These changes come after Commissioner Roger Goodell says he got it wrong when handling the two-game suspension of running back Ray Rice, who allegedly...

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