Sunday NFL Thread | Main | Open Thread ALSO World Series Game 4 Thread [DiT]
October 23, 2011

Pac-12 Shame: Ten UCLA, Arizona Players Suspended After Bench-Clearing Brawl

Blame the streaker:

The brawl began near the end of the second half after a streaker dressed as a referee disrupted play sneaking on the field and disrobing as he ran around. The players, who were lined up across from one another, apparently began exchanging words, then pushes, shoves and punches.

Both sidelines emptied as secondary fights broke out and spread across the field before cooler heads finally prevailed.

So they're charging the streaker with a felony:

Jace Lankow, an undergraduate at the University of Arizona could face up to one and half years in jail after being charged with a class six felony for criminal impersonation.

He says he wanted to be a contestant on a show called Wipeout, and the application asked for a description of the craziest thing you've ever done.

Thay're charging him with a felony ostensibly because he wore a referee's uniform. He was wearing a referee's knickers with no socks. They don't wear knickers anymore, but even when they did their hairy legs weren't visible. That get-up was not very convincing, and there are probably a few people dressed like that at every football game.

I think they're just mad and embarrassed about the brawl.

Another thing to consider: The people charging this guy with a felony are likely part of the generation that invented streaking. It used to be that you couldn't watch any sporting event without a streaker showing up.


The brawl:

The streaker:

Nice tackle. That cop must have played some serious ball back in the day. Exit question: Which one of you Morons did this?

Follow me on Twitter.

digg this
posted by rdbrewer at 02:08 PM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
Christopher R Taylor: "If people want asylum in the USA, there are 9 cons ..."

MAGA: "Consider this - if the left is so confident about ..."

wth: "'Look, no matter what you say or do, your preferre ..."

Not Brian Stelter: "You better leggo her eggo. ..."

Bandersnatch: "[i] Gross. Walking through the parking lot after l ..."

Our Country is Screwed: "Funny how these adults and children are to be cons ..."

Mr Aspirin Factory: " Bird Missed Winshield ..."

Some homeless guy: ""mmmmmmmm........ grilled partridge." Hey...you ..."

Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing: "[I]Trump's tit is really in a wringer now. There's ..."

Notorious BFD: "The plight of the invader chirruns is really bring ..."

Tom Servo: "Indeed. What are the odds of this border crisis oc ..."

Ever : "462 That's what worries me. The mob is getting whi ..."

Recent Entries
Search


MuNuvians
Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
News/Chat
Archives
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64