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NFL looking to expand Rooney Rule

Updated: May 20, 2009, 4:56 PM ET
Associated Press

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- NFL teams looking to hire general managers may soon be required to interview at least one minority candidate.

Commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday the league's owners discussed expanding the Rooney Rule -- which already applies to coaching openings -- during the final session of their two-day meetings in South Florida. No vote was taken, though Goodell indicated any changes could be made soon.

"It's a judgment I will make with the diversity committee," ...

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