Quote of the Day

"For the good of the game, the integrity of the game, and the safety of the players, get the referees back on the field."
-- ABC's Josh Elliott, following the controversy surrounding the end of the Packers-Seahawks game last night. ("GMA," ABC, 9/25)
Tuesday September 25, 2012 Vol. 19 — No. 10 Print This Issue

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