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The dubious deeds of the sports ‘justice’ system

TweetBravo — no, bravissimo — to Elliott Turner for his excoriation of the sports governing bodies involved in disciplinary proceedings against Lance Armstrong (doping) and Chelsea soccer star John Terry (racial taunting of another player). Turner’s withering discourse on The Classical gets to the heart of the problem of the “kangaroo courts” of sports. Bodies […]

But a handshake will make it go away

TweetAn eight-game suspension and $63,000 fine handed Liverpool star Luis Suarez for the┬áracial abuse of another player this week had barely set in when similar allegations — criminal charges, in fact — were leveled against Chelsea’s John Terry, who also happens to be the captain of the England national team. Suarez is being