FC Dallas president accused of assaulting wife

FC Dallas President and CEO Doug Quinn is taking an indefinite leave of absence following accusations he assaulted his wife in a New York hotel Saturday.

Quinn allegedly beat and suffocated his wife in their hotel room, the New York Post reported. Quinn's wife, Elizabeth Quinn, was taken to a New York hospital after the alleged assault, the Post reported.

"We are aware of the report regarding Doug Quinn," said John Wagner, president of Hunt Sports Group that owns FC Dallas. "We are in the process of gathering additional information and will have no further comment at this time."

Hunt Sports Group Vice President Dan Hunt will lead FC Dallas on an interim basis, effective immediately.