Quote of the Day

"The girls are professional, apart from the fact they don't get paid."
-- England Women's Rugby head coach Gary Street, calling for the World Cup winners to become full-fledged professionals. (London DAILY MAIL, 8/18)
Wednesday August 20, 2014 Vol. 3 — No. 40 Print This Issue

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  • Voice Silenced

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