What They're Saying

"Olympique Marseille and Joey Barton wish to apologize to Thiago Silva and his club for the inappropriate comments the English player made on social media."

-- A statement from French club Marseille after Joey Barton's Twitter attacks on Paris Saint-Germain's Thiago Silva included calling the Brazilian defender an "overweight ladyboy." Barton has been summoned by the French soccer federation's ethical committee for an April 15 hearing. (BBC)

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