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NFL announces new personal conduct policy
NFL announces new personal conduct policy

The NFL put in place a strengthened and forceful personal conduct policy Wednesday, one that sharpens the focus on the problem of domestic violence but denies the players union what it has wanted most — the removal of Commissioner Roger Goodell from the discipline process. Under the revised policy, which was approved unanimously by the 32 teams, Goodell will retain ultimate authority on appeals. He has been under intense scrutiny for his controversial handling of the Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson cases. "The policy is comprehensive, it is strong, it is tough, and it is better for everyone associated with the NFL," Goodell said during the league's one-day quarterly...

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