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Pro Poker Player Calls Out Opponent for Bullying

'You're just an abusive person, man'

(Newser) - What happens when you push a Canadian professional poker player too far? Apparently you get a stern talking-to. For the Win reports Canadian player Griffin Benger squared off with English player William Kassouf in this year's World Series of Poker. According to Fox Sports , Kassouf is a "very... More »

Tennis Player Fined for Jab About Rival's Girlfriend

Trash talks gets personal

(Newser) - Pro tennis player Nick Kyrgios decided to trash-talk his opponent during a match this week and made the mistake of doing it near a courtside microphone. As a result, everyone in attendance at his Rogers Cup match in Montreal against Stan Wawrinka got to hear the Australian mutter that another... More »

New Jersey Bans High School Trash Talk

And hateful comments could get athletes in trouble with state officials

(Newser) - You might think that New Jersey and trash talk go together like highways and roadkill, but the state is looking to change all that. This week the state's Attorney General's Office and Interscholastic Athletic Association announced a policy change banning all manner of mouthing off in high school... More »

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