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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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10/25/96
FOX'S EARLY RATING OVER 20; NET HOPING FOR A SUPER SUNDAY

Fox reports its coverage of Game Five of the World Series Thursday night drew a preliminary overnight rating of 21.2/32 in 34 overnight markets. That is the highest rated Game Five since ''91 and give

Tags: Atlanta Braves, CBS, Dallas Cowboys, Edmonton Oilers, Miami Dolphins, MLB, News Corp./Fox, San Francisco 49ers, Media, Time Warner, Viacom

10/25/96
MEDIA NOTES

Male members of ESPN''s "SportsCenter," including Dan Patrick, Keith Olbermann and Steve Levy, are photographed modeling new styles in the latest issue of ESQUIRE (ESQUIRE, 11/95)....In Baltimore, Mil

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

10/24/96
TERRAPIN'S STATION: MARYLAND-DUKE LIVE OVER INTERNET

The Duke-Maryland football game on Raleigh''s WRAL-TV on Saturday will be carried over the Internet with full audio and video as well as broadcast, according to David Boraks of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER.

Tags: Media

10/24/96
THE GUS BUS STILL HAS ROOM. 'SKINS FANS NOT TUNING IN TEAM

Although the Redskins are off the a 6-1 start, their local TV ratings are down 24% from a similar point last year when the team lost five of its first seven games, according to Leonard Shapiro of the

Tags: News Corp./Fox, NFL, Nielsen, Media, Washington Redskins

10/24/96
ESPNEWS AND CNN/SI AIM TO WORK OUT CARRIAGE BEFORE LAUNCH

ESPNEWS, set to launch November 1, has yet to make any cable or satellite deals for carriage of its fledgling network, according to MEDIA DAILY. An ESPN spokesperson said ESPNEWS is "still in open dis

Tags: ESPN, McDonalds, Procter and Gamble, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

10/24/96
MILLER'S CROSSING? THREE TEAM VYING FOR BIG JON'S VOICE

The Orioles are "in danger" of losing one of their "most valued employees," broadcaster Jon Miller, according to Mark Maske of the WASHINGTON POST. Miller, whose contract with the team has expired, is

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, MLB, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, San Diego Padres, Media, YankeeNets

10/24/96
HAPPY AT FOX HQ: RATINGS GROW; FACE OFF AGAINST JERRY & CO.

Fox reports its coverage of Game Four of the World Series Wednesday night drew a preliminary overnight rating of 19.0/31 in 34 overnight markets. That is down 3% from ''95''s Game Four of the Indians-

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Cleveland Indians, News Corp./Fox, Media, Time Warner

10/24/96
MEDIA NOTES

While Bob Hope ended his contract with NBC, he will continue, for this year, to introduce the AP All-American Football Team. NBC will also carry the Bob Hope Golf Tournament in January (NEWSDAY, 1O/24

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Green Bay Packers, HBO, NBA, NBC, NFL, NHL, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner

10/23/96
ESPN'S NESSLER APOLOGIZES FOR REMARKS TO WISCONSIN'S ALVAREZ

ESPN''s college football play-by-play announcer Brad Nessler called into a Big Ten coaches'' media teleconference yesterday and apologized to Univ. of WI coach Barry Alvarez for criticizing play selec

Tags: ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

10/23/96
WHAT ABOUT BOB? IS BRENLY EMERGING AS STAR IN FOX BOOTH?

Fox reports its coverage of Game Three of the World Series Tuesday night drew a preliminary overnight rating of 18.7/29 in 34 overnight markets. The game was the highest rated night in Fox network his

Tags: ABC, Anheuser Busch, Atlanta Braves, Boston Red Sox, CBS, MLB, New York Mets, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Nielsen, Media, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney, Washington Redskins, YankeeNets

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