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NYCLU Alarmed By Data About Suspensions, Arrests In NYC Schools

A New York Civil Liberties Union study released Tuesday said African-American and low-income youth — particularly those with special needs — are arrested in city public schools on a disproportionate basis.

10/29/2013

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NYCLU Criticizes Central Islip School District Suspensions

The NYCLU said in a letter to the Central Islip district that the students who walked out of class to protest budget cuts were exercising their constitutional rights and “should be praised for their idealism.”

04/25/2011

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College Coaches: Don’t Blame Us For Helmet Hits

College coaches have been watching closely as the NFL has cracked down on dangerous tackles and helmet hits. And they have a reply: Don’t blame us.

WFAN–10/29/2010

James Harrison #92 of the Pittsburgh Steelers encourages the fans to make noise while playing the Cleveland Browns on October 17, 2010 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh won the game 28-10. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

NFL: Players Responded Well, Played Cleanly

One week after drawing heavy fines for illegal hits, James Harrison and Brandon Meriweather were praised by the NFL for clean play in Sunday’s victories.

WFAN–10/25/2010

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NFL Spells Out Rule Changes In Video

The NFL delivered its message about heavier punishment for illegal hits, including suspensions, directly to the 32 teams Thursday with a video spelling out what to avoid.

WFAN–10/22/2010

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NFL Discipline: How Fines, Suspensions Are Decided

The trail from the field to NFL offices to announcements of fines and suspensions for illegal hits.

WFAN–10/21/2010

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NFL Takes Down Photos For Sale Of Illegal Hits

The league said Wednesday an outside vendor used an automated process to post pictures online for fans to buy, but the system would be changed to ensure photos of illegal hits were not available.

WFAN–10/20/2010

The NFL is looking to crack down on illegal hits. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

NFL Fines But Doesn’t Suspend 3 Players For Hits

The NFL imposed huge fines Tuesday on three players for dangerous and flagrant hits last weekend and warned that, starting with this week’s games, violent conduct will be cause for suspension.

WFAN–10/20/2010

Atlanta Falcons corner back Dunta Robinson, right, and Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson, left, are helped after a hit during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Suspensions Not Enough Medicine For NFL Headaches

The NFL brass is downright delusional if they think the laws already on the books are tough enough to make the problem go away.

WFAN–10/20/2010

The NFL is looking to crack down on illegal hits. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

On WFAN: NFL To Levy Suspensions For Dirty Hits

NFL executive vice president of football operations Ray Anderson told WFAN’s Boomer & Carton on Tuesday that the NFL will start instituting suspensions for illegal hits – effective immediately.

WFAN–10/19/2010