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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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03/26/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

JIM MAHONEY has been named Chair of Cohn & Wolfe''s entertainment division. He will be based out of L.A. (HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, 3/25)....BET Holdings has named DEBRA LEE as President & COO of both the h

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03/25/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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03/25/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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Tags: ESPN, Acushnet, New York Yankees, San Francisco 49ers, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

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