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Georgetown 'Goodwill' Game in China Ends in Brawl

Joe Biden speech nearly does, too

(Newser) - It was called a “goodwill” trip—but Georgetown’s voyage to China has resulted in bad blood. An exhibition game between the Hoyas and a Chinese team ended in a massive brawl on court, the Washington Post reports. Punches weren’t the only thing being thrown: Chairs and full... More »

Angels Deny Pitcher's Death Fueled Rage vs. Sox

Emotions had nothing to do with pitcher's tragic death: Angels

(Newser) - The emotionally raw Los Angeles Angels had four ejections in a stormy 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox yesterday, but refused to blame Nick Adenhart's fatal car wreck last week for their hair-trigger tempers, the Orange County Register reports. A beanball from Josh Beckett is what set them off,... More »

Take Me Out to the Brawl Game

Minor-league melee leaves player, fan hospitalized; pitcher faces assault charges

(Newser) - Baseball brawls don’t get much nastier than last night’s dustup between the Dayton Dragons and Peoria Chiefs. The box score: One player with a broken leg, a fan hospitalized after getting beaned by a ball, 15 players and both managers ejected, and the not-so-small matter of Peoria starter... More »

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