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NFL Can Change Domestic Abuse Procedures After Ray Rice Incident

The National Football League has the opportunity to incite change regarding how incidents of domestic abuse are handled following Ray Rice's indefinite suspension from the league.

The National Football League has the opportunity to incite change regarding how incidents of domestic abuse are handled following Ray Rice's indefinite suspension from the league. Vanessa Soman, general counsel at TheStreet, interviews NFL agent Eugene Lee and TheStreet's sports business correspondent Brittany Umar about what the league is doing now to address the incident and what's behind the disparity between its punishments of less severe wrongdoings and its former policies on domestic abuse and sexual assault. Also, with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell leaving the door open for Rice to be reinstated in the future, how can the NFL be a catalyst for change in treating the issue of domestic abuse?

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