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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.

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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