Pro sports owners disciplined by their leagues

Published: Tuesday, April 29 2014 5:13 p.m. MDT

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In 1974, baseball Commissioner Bowie Kuhn suspended the New York Yankees owner for two years after he pleaded guilty to making illegal contributions to the re-election campaign of President Richard Nixon. Kuhn reinstated Steinbrenner on March 1, 1976, for good behavior. Then in July 1990, Steinbrenner agreed to an indefinite suspension because of his association with and $40,000 payment to Howard Spira, a known gambler sent to prison for extorting the owner. Steinbrenner was reinstated March 1, 1993.
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West Jordan, UT

Curious as to why Larry Miller's choking of a Denver Nuggets fan during the 1994 playoffs didn't make the list. Was it because it was only a suspension of a couple of games?

slc, UT

It's like prisoners running the prison

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