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Sir Alex Ferguson Tells Reporter to 'F*ck Off'

Manchester United coach Sir Alex Ferguson took exception to this story written by Daily Mail reporter Bob Cass in which a source says Ferguson is frustrated with the contract negotiations with Inter Milan midfielder Wesley Sneijder and is prepared to move on. So when the two crossed paths after Man U’s friendly win over Barcelona, Ferguson accosted Cass and said, “You and your paper can fuck off.”

I love the British for instances like this. Not only does a coach feel comfortable saying something that would lead SportsCenter in this country, but the reporter shrugs it off and goes about his business like it’s no big deal.

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ESPN Files Lawsuit Against Ohio State University

ESPN has filed a lawsuit against Ohio State University, claiming the school violated Ohio’s public record laws.

OSU allegedly failed to make three different sets of public records available earlier this year during the Jim Tressel and Terrelle Pryor investigations, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer:

“One set of records involves e-mails, letters and memos from Tressel, OSU President Gordon Gee, OSU director of sports compliance officer Doug Archie and Athletics Director Gene Smith related to Pennsylvania businessman Ted Sarniak that ESPN requested on April 20.

On May 27, OSU declined to provide those e-mails claiming they were prohibited from doing so by the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), according to ESPN’s lawsuit. Read more