NFL sends note to all 32 teams on media policy
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FLORHAM PARK, N.J. - In the wake of an NFL investigation involving an incident between the Jets and a female television reporter, the league sent a memo Tuesday to all 32 teams reminding them of the media relations policy for equal access and its rules for general conduct toward media.
"By law, women must be granted the same rights to perform their jobs as men," the memo said. "Please remember that women reporters are professionals and should be treated as such."
Ines Sainz of TV Azteca said she was "uncomfortable'' Saturday in the Jets' locker room, where a few players made catcalls as she waited to interview quarterback Mark Sanchez. Assistant coach Dennis Thurman also seemed to deliberately throw footballs to players near where Sainz was standing on the sideline during practice.