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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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04/30/97
TAX JUDGE RULES IN FAVOR OF MIKE BROWN IN ESTATE TAX DISPUTE

Bengals President Mike Brown secured his family''s "biggest victory in 51 years" of pro football when a federal judge ruled Tuesday the heirs of the late Paul Brown are not liable for an estate tax de

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04/30/97
MIAMI EXHIBITION DEBUTS NIKE'S INTERNATIONAL SOCCER FEST

The Brazilian national soccer team will play Mexico this evening at Miami''s Orange Bowl, and the N.Y. TIMES'' Richard Sandomir writes "this ''friendly'' match with no consequences matters primarily t

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04/30/97
THE PITCH COUNT: THEIR PLAYING

Today, THE DAILY continues our exclusive MLB team profiles with a look at the Blue Jays. All dollar figures are U.S. dollars. On deck: The Pirates. TEAM: Toronto Blue Jays ''97 SLOGAN: "The Next Gener

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04/30/97
SEVEN U.S. CITIES HAVE EYES ON 2008 GAMES

U.S. cities have until Thursday to submit $100,000 deposits required by the USOC enabling them to bid on the 2008 Olympic Games. In Colorado, Mike Spence writes USOC officials are "encouraged by the n

Tags: Olympics, USOC, Visa

04/30/97
MLB NOTES: FL STRESSES CO-EXISTENCE; YANKS A TOUGH DRAW?

Marlins and Devil Rays officials say they believe Florida can support two teams, according to Steve Kornacki who previewed the MLB market in a Sunday special in the ORLANDO SENTINEL. Officials from bo

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04/30/97
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

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04/30/97
TAX INCREASE FOR PIRATES, STEELERS BEING SOUGHT FOR BALLOT

Residents in 10 southwestern PA counties may get to vote as early as November on whether "saving" the Pirates and "keeping" the Steelers is "worth" paying higher sales taxes, according to Steve Massey

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04/30/97
RAPTORS AND LEAFS LOOK FOR MORE TEAM SPEED

The Toronto City Council unanimously backed a plan yesterday that "clears the way for speedy approval" of a new sports arena atop Union Station, according to DeMara, Moloney & Ormsby of the TORONTO ST

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04/30/97
TURNER PROMISES TO FORFEIT HAWKS IF IT MISSES DEBT PAYMENTS

Turner Broadcasting System said yesterday that it would forfeit ownership of the Hawks "if it fails to make even one debt payment on the planned downtown arena," according to Saporta & Unger of the AT

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Facilities, NBA, Time Warner

04/30/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

Modell''s Sporting Goods confirmed that it plans to open its first Modell''s Team Store at the MCI Center in D.C. this fall. It will sell licensed apparel for the Bullets and Capitals and select visit

Tags: IMG, Nike, PepsiCo, Washington Capitals

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