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Teen Pleads Guilty To Killing Soccer Referee After He Called A Foul

A teenager charged with killing a Utah soccer referee because he didn’t like the man’s call during a game pleaded guilty Monday to a charge of homicide by assault in a case that brought new attention to the issue of violence and sportsmanship in athletics.

08/05/2013

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Soccer Ref In Coma After Punched By Teen Previously Attacked By Other Players

A longtime Utah soccer referee in a coma after being punched by a teenager during a weekend game had been attacked by other angry players before, but he continued refereeing because he loved the game, his family says.

05/03/2013

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