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NFL Facing Heavy Criticism On Social Media For Suspending Ray Rice Just Two Games

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 24 / 14

The NFL has suspended Ravens RB Ray Rice for two games without pay and fined him $58,000 following his domestic violence arrest in February for assaulting his then-fiance, according to sources cited by Adam Schefter of ESPN.com. A source said that Rice also "will be asked by the NFL to take counseli...

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08/18/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

Marlins Owner Wayne Huizenga said larger crowds in Miami as the team takes part in its first pennant race hasn''t changed his mind about selling: "It''s going to be a great September. But this doesn''

Tags: Chicago White Sox, Edmonton Oilers, Miami Marlins, Franchises, NPSL, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Tampa Bay Lightning

08/18/97
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Tags: ABC, CBS, IndyCar, MLB, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, PGA Tour, The Back of the Book, Viacom, Walt Disney, WNBA

08/18/97
REEBOK MOVES MEDIA BUYING TO GREY ADVERTISING, NEW YORK

Reebok Int''l has "selected" Grey Advertising, N.Y., to handle its $90M global media buying account, according to AD AGE. Leo Burnett USA was the incumbent, and Grey "beat out" DMB&B, N.Y. Reebok "is

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08/18/97
BRONCOS REVERSE STAND ON SEASON-TICKET SALES

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08/18/97
DEVOS ORGANIZATION REPORTEDLY INTERESTED IN RUNNING O-RENA

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08/18/97
STADIUM NOTES

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08/18/97
MINNESOTA BREWING UNSEATS MILLER AS UNIV. OF MN SPONSOR

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08/18/97
HURRICANES UNVEIL NEW JERSEYS AT FAN JAM IN GREENSBORO

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