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Steve Bisciotti Offers "Emphatic Response" To ESPN's "OTL" Article

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 23 / 14

Ravens Owner Steve Bisciotti yesterday offered an "emphatic response to what he perceived as an attack on his organization’s integrity," denying the recent ESPN “OTL” article that the team had “engaged in a 'pattern of misinformation and misdirection' following Ray Rice &r...

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