Donald Sterling isn't the only sports figure whose remarks are causing him trouble.
The international Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld a 10-match suspension of a Croatian soccer player who at a
After Croatia's victory over Iceland in Zagreb, according to the court, Josip Simunic grabbed a microphone on the field and yelled, in Croatian, "To the battle! For the homeland!" Fans responded: "We are ready!"
In their report, court arbitrators identified the chant as "being the war call used by ... the Croatian pro-Nazi regime that ruled the state during World War II before being dissolved in May 1945."
FIFA imposed the 10-match suspension -- starting with Croatia's first World Cup match against Brazil -- and Simunic appealed last month.
"The player stated that he did not have the intention to offend or discriminate anyone but that he wanted to share his patriotic emotions with the fans after such an important success," the court said.