Referee beheaded

An item from the how-did-I-miss-this department:

Angry spectators turned unimaginably violent recently, running onto a soccer field in Brazil and stoning to death and dismembering a referee who had stabbed a player to death.

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A reminder: Chicago lost the 2016 Olympics to Brazil.

 

Filed under: Crime, Sports

Tags: Brazil, World Cup

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  • Well said, Dennis, well said!

  • Is your reminder an indictment of the selection committee, or just a reminder of how bad the situation is in Chicago?

  • In reply to 4zen:

    Both, I guess. Imagine if the Olympics had been held this summer in Chicago. Chicago--murder capital of the world.

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