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In Barry Bonds appeal, U.S. judges take swings at Justice Department
By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Several U.S. appeals court judges appeared skeptical on Thursday about the Department of Justice's attempt to preserve a criminal conviction against baseball home run king Barry Bonds that resulted from a steroids probe. The case involves testimony Bonds gave to a grand jury in 2003 about whether he used steroids to help him bash more long balls. Last year, a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco affirmed a conviction against him for obstruction of justice. However, the full 9th Circuit voted to rehear the case. ...
R&A allows women members after overwhelming 'yes' vote
By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) - After 260 years of exclusion, women will be allowed to join the Royal and Ancient golf club after an overwhelming members' vote opened the doors to the famous St Andrews clubhouse and paved the way for them to play a role in the governance of the game. More than 75 percent of the club's 2,400 worldwide members, voting in person and via proxy and postal votes, took part and 85 percent were in favour of the change. ...
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NFL teams speed up response to domestic violence woes
By Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The National Football League is showing signs of getting off the sidelines in the brouhaha over domestic violence and taking up a new playbook. The Arizona Cardinals suspended Jonathan Dwyer after his arrest on charges of head-butting and breaking the nose of a woman. The Baltimore Ravens invited fans to trade in jerseys of former star player Ray Rice, who has been indefinitely suspended for punching out his wife. ...
What they said about the R&A vote to allow women members
By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) - The Royal & Ancient golf club's decision to allow women members after 260 years on Thursday has been widely welcomed within and beyond the game. Here are a selection of reactions to the vote, which was passed with an 85 percent majority: Peter Dawson, chief executive of the R&A: "This is a very important and positive day in the history of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club. "The R&A has served the sport of golf well for 260 years and I am confident that the club will continue to do so in future with the support of all its members, both women and men. ...Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:27:31 -0400
Golf-European Tour Wales Open scores
Sept 18 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the European Tour Wales Open at the par-71 course on Thursday in Newport 65 Joost Luiten (Netherlands) 65 66 Andrew McArthur (Britain) 66 Nicolas Colsaerts (Belgium) 66 67 Justin Walters (South Africa) 67 Robert Rock (Britain) 67 Sam Walker (Britain) 67 68 Craig Lee (Britain) 68 Ricardo Santos (Portugal) 68 Shane Lowry (Ireland) 68 Steve Webster (Britain) 68 Tommy Fleetwood (Britain) 68 Daniel Brooks (Britain) 68 Jamie McLeary (Britain) 68 Eddie Pepperell (Britain) 68 Simon Wakefield (Britain) 68 Thongchai Jaidee (Thailand) 68 69 Patrik Sjoeland ...Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:12:07 -0400