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Goodell: ‘Same mistakes can never be repeated’

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell pauses as he speaks during a news conference Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in New York. Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. The league has faced increasing criticism that it has not acted quickly or emphatically enough concerning the domestic abuse cases. The commissioner reiterated that he botched the handling of the Ray Rice case.  (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

NEW YORK (AP) — More defiant than contrite, Roger Goodell announced no sweeping changes in his first public statements in more than a week of turmoil surrounding the NFL’s handling of players accused of crimes.

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Warner, Seau among 113 Hall nominees

In this Sunday Dec. 28, 2008 file photo, Arizona Cardinals Kurt Warner throws against the Seattle Seahawks in the first quarter of an NFL football game in Glendale, Ariz. Super Bowl-winning quarterback Kurt Warner and linebacker Junior Seau are among 15 first-year eligible modern-era candidates nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Also nominated for the class of 2015 in their first year of eligibility are receivers Isaac Bruce and Torry Holt, tackle Orlando Pace, and placekicker Jason Elam.  (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

Super Bowl-winning quarterback Kurt Warner and linebacker Junior Seau are among 15 first-year eligible modern-era candidates nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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No respite for NFL as injuries strike

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) leaves the game on a cart after injuring his left ankle during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Actual football games were supposed to provide some respite for the NFL from off-field headlines created by Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson and drug policies.

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