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Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by TwoGloves, Sep 8, 2007.

  1. TwoGloves

    TwoGloves Well-Known Member

    You don't see this every day.

  2. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Garfield Heights in suburban Cleveland did 'em one better -- they didn't even send 'em to jail!

  3. Wow. Just wow.
  4. TwoGloves

    TwoGloves Well-Known Member

    Hey, at least their team won. And that's what counts, right?
  5. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    This truly needs Starman justice
  6. It's a fascinating story. Hopefully the local newspaper is all over it. I can think of about five or six stories to do right off the bat.
  7. Barsuk

    Barsuk Active Member

    Outrageous. The school should not allow them to play football, and the judge sure as hell shouldn't let them out of jail to do it. Like W-b said, Wow.
  8. TwoGloves

    TwoGloves Well-Known Member



    Followup story:

  9. tapintoamerica

    tapintoamerica Well-Known Member

    I believe the author of the above column also co-wrote the news story. Doesn't that strike anybody as journalistically questionable on the part of the suits?
  10. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    K... they plead guilty and the superintendent wants to "rescind their suspensions pending an investigation," Thompson said. "(I will) let those young men continue to play, and once the results of the investigation pan out, those consequences will be taken care of at that time."
    Investigate what? They pled guilty to a felony?

    Hampton's column is out-of-bounds.. they made a mistake? Sure, I'll give you that. But football isn't a right, it's a privlege.
    The decision shouldn't be in the coach's hands in the first place; the judge who allowed them to play is the enabler here.
  11. TwoGloves

    TwoGloves Well-Known Member

    Another column:

  12. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    "It's for sure a white man's world in America. Look here: I raised that boy since he was the size of a piss-ant. And I'll say right now, he never learned to read and write. No, sir. Had no brains at all. Was stuffed with rice pudding between th' ears. Shortchanged by the Lord, and dumb as a jackass. Look at him now! Yes, sir, all you've gotta be is white in America, to get whatever you want."Jerzy Kosinski
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