NFL's Hanks Says Leg Pad Rule Won't Slow Game

July 23 (Bloomberg) -- Merton Hanks, vice president of operations at the National Football League, talks with Bloomberg's Curis Eichelberger about the the league's rule requiring leg pads, the importance of the pads for safety and the outlook for enforcement of the mandate. The NFL is still formulating fines for violating the knee-and-thigh-pads rule. According to the 2012 list, players could be fined a minimum $5,250 for a first uniform offense and a minimum $10,500 for a second offense, though that could change this season. (Source: Bloomberg)
Obama: U.S., Vietnam Moving Beyond 'Difficult History'
03:03 - U.S. President Barack Obama and Nguyen Phu Trong, Vietnam's Communist Party leader, speak at the White House about the history between their two nations and the outlook for relations, the Trans-Pacific Partnership and maritime disputes in the South China Sea. (This report is in English and Vietnamese. Source: Bloomberg)
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