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Mara Defends Giants' Handling Of Incident Surrounding Josh Brown

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 24 / 16

NFL Giants President & CEO John Mara this afternoon "issued an impassioned defense" of the way the team has handled the domestic violence-related suspension of K Josh Brown . Mara said, "There’s a tendency to try to make these cases black and white, they are very rarely black and white,...

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