Blackmail and Extortion

NFL didn't learn its lesson after Ray Rice incident

After mishandling Ray Rice's domestic violence incident two years ago, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said "I got it wrong" and vowed "the same mistakes can never be repeated."

It doesn't appear the league learned its lesson.

The NFL placed kicker Josh Brown on paid leave Friday, a day after re-opening its investigation into the 2015 domestic abuse complaint against the 14-year veteran. Brown said in journal entries and emails released by police on Thursday that he repeatedly verbally and physically abused his former wife, Molly Brown.

The revelations left fans outraged because Brown received only a one-game suspension following the league's...