Quote of the Day

"My personal position is that I totally believe in equality, but I do also believe that there are times when men need to socialize with men and women need to socialize with women."
-- R&A CEO Peter Dawson defending the governing body's continued stance in allowing male-only clubs to stage the Open Championship. (London GUARDIAN, 4/24)
Thursday April 25, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 223 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Biting Back

    Liverpool's Luis Suárez, right, bites the arm of Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic.

    Liverpool's Luis Suárez has received a 10-match suspension for biting Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic, "one of the most severe punishments ever handed out" by the FA, according to Tony Barrett of the LONDON TIMES. Despite "admitting violent conduct," Suárez had denied the FA’s claim that the statutory three-game ban was "clearly insufficient for this offence." The suspension means Suárez "will miss the rest of this campaign and the first six matches of next season."

  • National Pride

    Golfer Rory McIlroy may represent Ireland, not England at Rio Olympics.

  • Taking A Stand

    R&A defends stance to allow male-only clubs to stage the Open Championship.

  • In The Public Eye

    ARD sports director discusses the challenges of acquiring sports rights for public broadcasters.

  • Glasgow Shakeup

    Charles Green to sell stake in Rangers; Mather is appointed interim CEO.

  • Making An Investment

    ManU continues push into Far East, signs Vietnamese bank BIDV as sponsor.

  • U.K. Invasion

    StubHub adds to its U.K. presence, partnering with the Lawn Tennis Association.

  • Record Ratings

    Tuesday's Champions League game sets TV record in Germany, draws 43% market share in Spain.

  • Jockeying For Position

    Jockey Club looks to sell $22M in bonds to fans to fund grandstand.

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