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Sports owners who have been punished

Published: 2:56 PM EDT Apr 29, 2014   Updated: 6:24 PM EDT May 12, 2014

Here's a look back at some of the sports owners who were reprimanded by professional leagues over the years.

Donald Sterling
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Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling said he was sorry for making racist remarks but feels he was "baited." The former Clippers owner was banned from the NBA for life and fined $2.5 million over the recorded comments he made to an alleged mistress became public.



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