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NFL considers tougher penalties for domestic abuse cases, report says
NFL considers tougher penalties for domestic abuse cases, report says

In the wake of the Ray Rice suspension -- and the overwhelming public opinion that it was too lenient -- the NFL is considering much stricter penalties for its players involved in domestic abuse incidents, the Washington Post is reporting. A first-time offender could end up being suspended from four to six games without pay, while a second-time offender might face a season-long suspension, according to the Post's unnamed sources with knowledge of the matter. Rice, a star running back for the Baltimore Ravens, was suspended two games last month for allegedly hitting his now-wife Janay Palmer.  A public outcry followed that the league does not come down hard enough in...

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