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REWRITING THE RULES OF THE GAME

Going into the 1993 NFL season, Buffalo Bills running back Thurman Thomas sought a raise from $1.6 million to more than $3 million yearly—an amount that, at that point, only elite quarterbacks such as Dan Marino and Joe Montana were

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