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Network News Shows Cover NFL's New Domestic Violence Policy

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 29 / 14

The NFL's new, tougher policy on domestic violence  was teased in the opening segments of CBS' and NBC's evening news shows, and all three network news programs aired reports. NBC led its broadcast with the new policy, with NBC's Lester Holt noting the "outcry was loud and it was heard," as ...

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Tags: ABC, Facilities, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, News Corp./Fox, San Diego Padres, Walt Disney

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Tags: Detroit Lions, Facilities, General Motors

09/13/96
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Tags: Facilities, Los Angeles Dodgers, News Corp./Fox, NFL

09/13/96
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Tags: Facilities, Houston Astros

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Tags: Facilities, Miami Heat

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Tags: Facilities, Los Angeles Lakers

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Tags: Facilities, Houston Astros

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STADIUM NOTES

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Tags: Facilities, Oakland Raiders, San Diego Chargers, Washington Redskins

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