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Greg Cote has been a Herald sports columnist known for his wit and sharp insight since 1995, after previously covering the Dolphins, University of Miami football and major events including Super Bowls, the World Cup and Barcelona Olympics. Greg and his infamous 'Upset Bird' present the ever-popular NFL predictions page every Friday during football season.

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Greg Cote: Roger Goodell gets it right with NFL’s new personal conduct policy

 
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, shown in a file photo, revealed a new policy Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 that states players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second.

We have never before seen the leader of a major professional sport admit a mistake as unequivocally or atone for it as immediately — and forcefully — as NFL commissioner Roger Goodell did Thursday.