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Rice Apologies For "Biggest Mistake" Of His Life, Calls Suspension Out Of His Control

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 31 / 14

Ravens RB Ray Rice today for the first time publicly commented on the two-game suspension the NFL gave him for his domestic violence arrest in February, calling it something he did not "have any control over." Rice said, "That’s higher authorities. That’s something that the courts, the N...

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06/07/96
STERN WORDS ON NBA ARENAS

NBA Commissioner David Stern said "it is inconceivable" the Rockets won''t be playing in a new arena in Houston and that the project "is heading in the right direction," according to Eddie Sefko of th

Tags: Facilities, Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NBA, Toronto Raptors

06/07/96
ABNORMALITIES DISCOVERED IN COLISEUM PRESS BOX

Testing on the L.A. Coliseum press box has found abnormalities, reports David Willman of the L.A. TIMES. Officials ordered testing in response to a May 5 L.A. Times article which reported "numerous pr

Tags: Facilities

06/07/96
POLL GIVES BOOST TO VA BASEBALL EFFORT

A Mason-Dixon Poll of 827 registered voters throughout Virginia shows 69% approve of efforts to bring an MLB team to Northern VA. 74% of those surveyed who live in Northern VA support the plan and sta

Tags: Facilities, MLB

06/07/96
PLANS FOR NEW HIVE ALIVE? MUHLEMAN ON BOARD TO HELP HORNETS

Hornets Owner George Shinn has hired marketing exec and PSL specialist Max Muhleman to "polish" the team''s image and "build support" for a new arena, according to Erik Spanberg of the CHARLOTTE BUSIN

Tags: Carolina Panthers, Facilities, NBA, New Orleans Pelicans

06/07/96
BREWERS TO STADIUM BOARD: BROTHER, CAN YOU SPARE $50M?

The Brewers have asked the Milwaukee Stadium Board for $50M for the proposed Miller Park project, in addition to the $160M to which the board has already committed, according to Lamke and Jones of the

Tags: Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers

06/07/96
KISSIMMEE ALL OVER: STADIUM COULD WIND UP IN CITY

Osceola County''s proposed $192M stadium for the Bucs could be built in the city of Kissimmee, writes Bouma and Millican of the ORLANDO SENTINEL. City leaders would like to annex the tract of land fro

Tags: Facilities, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

06/06/96
STADIUM NOTES

Arlington County, VA, "edged closer" to submitting its site for a new ballpark by the June 17 deadline, but Loudoun County again voted against a plan to submit a site west of Dulles Airport (WASHINGTO

Tags: Facilities, Int'l Speedway Corp.

06/06/96
KEY BREWERS BACKER PUNTED FROM WISCONSIN SENATE

WI State Sen. George Petak, who provided the go-ahead vote to raise the sales tax for a new Brewers stadium, was ousted in a re-call vote by Democrat Kim Plache. Dale Hoffman of the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL

Tags: Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers

06/06/96
HILLSBOROUGH WILL SEND AMENDED TAX PLAN TO VOTERS

At "an emotionally charged" meeting yesterday, the Hillsborough County Commission agreed by a 4-2 vote to put a 15- year, half-cent sales tax increase to help fund a new Bucs stadium on the September

Tags: Facilities, HNTB, NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

06/05/96
ASTROS FAST APPROACHING MCLANE'S JULY DECISION DATE

Because Astros Owner Drayton McLane has said he will decide "sometime in July" whether to move the team out of Houston, Astros officials feel Harris County Judge Robert Eckels "must pick up the pace o

Tags: Facilities, Houston Astros

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