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|Last visit:||January 19, 2013|
Fox fires Steve Lyons for racially insensitive comment: The veteran broadcaster, responding to a few comments in Spanish last night by booth partner Lou Pinella, said he wasn't "hablaing Espanol."
"I am happy that they considered me but I don't want anything more to do with this because for two days my life has been invaded and my privacy destroyed.": Scolari takes himself out of consideration for the England manager's job. When a Brazilian tells you your culture takes soccer too seriously, you should probably think about it.
The end of a good innings: for former England cricket captain and Bishop of Liverpool David Sheppard. His life after cricket was not that of your average sportsman, or your average bishop. Among many other distinctions, he was the first prominent member of the English cricket establishment to advocate a boycott of apartheid South Africa.
Around the world in 72 days.: French yachtsman Francis Joyon has reduced the solo round-the-world sailing record by an incredible 20%.