What They're Saying

"We think the fair play policies are good but we want to make clear that this was a reaction by Suarez to Jara's provocation when he was grabbed by the genitals."

-- Uruguayan soccer federation (AUF) president Sebastian Bauza on an incident in World Cup qualifying play in which Luis Suarez allegedly punched Chile defender Gonzalo Jara. Argentine referee Nestor Pitana did not cite an infraction but FIFA opened an investigation last week. (Reuters)

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