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After NFL, baseball addresses domestic violence

In this Oct. 24, 2006, file photo, Major League Baseball union head Donald Fehr, left, speaks as MLB Commissioner Bud Selig listens to details of their new labor contract before Game 3 of baseball's World Series in St. Louis. Game 3 of the World Series in St. Louis. The recent spate of high-profile domestic violence cases involving Ray Rice and other NFL players prompted Major League Baseball and the players' union to open talks about the way that sport should deal with such episodes. Baseball's CBA includes a voluntary treatment program for certain alcohol-related and off-field violent conduct. It also allows the commissioner or a team to impose discipline, but doesn't say of what sort, if a player is charged with a crime "involving the use of physical force or violence, including but not limited to, sexual assault, domestic violence, resisting arrest, battery, and assault." (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

The recent spate of high-profile domestic violence cases involving Ray Rice and other NFL players prompted Major League Baseball and the players’ union to open talks about the way that sport should deal with such episodes.

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Your Top Plays for Today

Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout, center, and Kole Calhoun, right, congratulate Howie Kendrick after he scored on a throwing error by Seattle Mariners right fielder Chris Denorfia during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Wednesday Sept. 17, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide

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Cardinals minor leaguer Medina suspended 50 games

NEW YORK (AP) — St. Louis right-hander Yeison Medina has been suspended for 50 games without pay after a positive test for the banned stimulant heptaminol under baseball’s minor league drug program.

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‘Comeback Cardinals’ alone atop NL West at 2-0

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton (5) throws a pass during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Cardinals won the game 25-14. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The ‘Comeback Cardinals’ find themselves alone in first place in the NFC West heading into an important game at home against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.

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