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Lawmakers ask Roger Goodell to clarify NFL's domestic violence policy
Lawmakers ask Roger Goodell to clarify NFL's domestic violence policy

Is the NFL doing enough to hold teams and their owners accountable for stamping out domestic violence from within their franchises? That's what two members of Congress are asking NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in a letter asking him to clarify what penalties teams could face if they do not properly address domestic violence, the Associated Press reported. Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Hillsborough) asked the commissioner whether teams could lose draft picks for failing to adequately deal with domestic abuse issues. "We urge you to create accountability at all levels of the NFL, particularly among team owners, who have the most direct...

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