Quote of the Day

"Our expectations of character and integrity in our employees can be no less than we expect of our students. No single individual is bigger than the team, the Razorback football program or the University of Arkansas."
-- Univ. of Arkansas AD Jeff Long, after firing football coach Bobby Petrino for misleading the school in attempting to cover up an affair with a female football program employee. (ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE, 4/11)
Wednesday April 11, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 150 Print This Issue

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  • Lost In Translation

    Protestors shouts for Guillen's ouster could be heard inside Marlins interview room

    The Marlins took the “first step toward trying to heal the rift” caused by manager Ozzie Guillen’s recent comments on Fidel Castro by suspending the manager for five games beginning tonight, according to a front-page piece by Beasley & Leon of the MIAMI HERALD. Guillen will “not collect a paycheck while suspended; instead, the team will donate about $150,000 to human-rights charities.” In his first press conference yesterday since his comments appeared in Time magazine, Guillen said, “I’m very embarrassed, very sad and I’m very, very, very sorry.” Marlins President David Samson said that the team “never considered firing Guillen, who was notified of his suspension during a fran ...

  • Boss Hawg

    Arkansas AD Jeff Long earns praise for Petrino decision.

  • Stepping Down

    PGA of America’s Joe Steranka to leave at the end of the year.

  • Pretty In Pink

    Ping will sell a limited-edition pink driver similar to what Bubba Watson used at Augusta.

  • Green Day

    Jets tap NFL Senior VP Neil Glat as team president.

  • Hindsight's 20/20

    Did the NFLPA gain anything from last year's lockout?

  • Texas Two-Step

    A quirk in the '13 PGA Tour schedule leads to a shift in dates for several tournaments.

  • Courting Trouble?

    Simers wonders if Guggenheim, McCourt "are cozier than anyone might have expected?”

  • Netting A Deal

    With the Stanley Cup Playoffs opening tonight, we list the official '11-12 NHL corporate partners.

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