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NFL Panthers fans have become more savvy.
Q&A with CFL Commissioner Mark Cohon.
In a point-counterpoint, a USA TODAY editorial notes Bucs RB Michael Pittman lost three games and $500,000 in salary after pleading guilty to a felony count of domestic violence and states, “The NFL mirrors society, and society often dismisses domestic violence as a private problem.” In the rebuttal, NFL Dir of Player Assistance Services Sara Hickmann writes, “In nearly every instance, the discipline imposed by the NFL has been stronger than the action taken by the courts. Even if the charges are dropped, the NFL requires a mandatory evaluation” (
TODAY, 9/6). USA
- Columnist questions what Serena Williams wants from tennis.