Column: The bar where women’s sports come to play

On the 50th anniversary of Title IX, let’s celebrate another small step on the road to gender equality. Jenny Nguyen has opened The Sports Bra, a bar and restaurant in Portland, Oregon dedicated solely to women’s sports. Yep, this is a place where you can stop by to catch a WNBA game, or cheer on the hometown Portland Thorns soccer team. Nguyen got the idea some four years ago after watching the NCAA women’s basketball championship on a smallish screen with the sound turned down in a male-dominated sports bar. She decided women’s sports deserved a place of its own.

Deshaun Watson settles 20 civil suits, faces NFL suspension

HOUSTON — Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson’s decision to settle 20 of 24 civil lawsuits for sexual misconduct may not dissuade the NFL from giving him a lengthy suspension, a person familiar with the league’s investigation told the Associated Press on Tuesday. Watson has been accused by massage therapists of harassing, assaulting or touching them during appointments when he played for the Houston Texans.