Right about now might be a great time for the Football League to determine that Queens Park Rangers ought not to be associated with an organization as unsavory as Formula One.

On the other hand, who knows what Roger Goodell or David Stern get up to in the privacy of their own pleasuredomes? For a company that seems so sickened by sado-masochism, these Murdoch newspapers are more than happy to use the accounts and descriptions of such activity to generate commerce.