MLB's Domestic Violence Policy Might Just Get It Right

Baseball has learned from the NFL's mistakes.

He's no Roger Goodell. We hope.

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Major League Baseball has a sweeping new policy for disciplining players involved in investigations of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse. It was collectively bargained with the MLB Players Association and signals a significant shift from the past quarter century, when the league failed to punish a single player for violence against women despite numerous incidents.

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