Senator scraps hearing after meeting
WASHINGTON -- A high-ranking senator is calling off a proposed hearing on bounties in professional sports because he is satisfied with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's response to the issue, including setting up an anonymous hotline.
Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois, the No. 2 Senate Democrat, met with Goodell on Wednesday. The meeting came about three months after Durbin first said he wanted Congress to examine whether federal law should make it a crime to have a bounty system such as the ...
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