Jennifer Dittrich
MLS suspends and fines NYRB's Marquez, SJ's Chavez | -
MLS suspends and fines NYRB's Marquez, SJ's Chavez |
"Rafa Marquez is looking at his second suspension in six months after the Major League Soccer Disciplinary Committee ruled the New York Red Bulls defender out for three games on Thursday for his actions against Shea Salinas of the San Jose Earthquakes last Saturday. WATCH: Marquez tangles with Salinas The Disciplinary Committee ruled that "Marquez tackled, fell on and kicked his opponent" in the 42nd minute of the April 14 match against the Quakes and his "actions were viewed as violent conduct that demonstrated blatant disregard for the safety of his opponent."" - Jennifer Dittrich from Bookmarklet
I guess throwing a ball at Landon Donovan in a fit of pique is exactly the same as bear-hugging an opponent to the ground, rolling over him and then kicking him in the head (with a resultant broken collar bone). That makes complete sense. - Jennifer Dittrich