Violence in sports

San Diego Padres bench coach Mark McGwire, left, restrains Colorado Rockies' Nolan Arenado after he charged the mound following getting hit by a pitch from Padres starting pitcher Luis Perdomo in the third inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
April 11, 2018 - 8:48 pm
DENVER (AP) — Nolan Arenado nearly connected for a couple of huge hits. Furious with a fastball that buzzed behind his back, the Colorado slugger immediately charged the mound. And he came out wildly swinging at pitcher Luis Perdomo. Arenado's rush set off a heated fracas in the third inning that...
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Colorado Rockies' Nolan Arenado, front right, is restrained by Carlos Gonzalez, center, as Gerrardo Parra, left, keeps an eye on the San Diego Padres dugout after Arenado rushed the mound following getting hit by a pitch from Padres starting pitcher Luis Perdomo in the third inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
April 11, 2018 - 4:33 pm
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies star Nolan Arenado charged the mound after a fastball from San Diego starter Luis Perdomo sailed behind him, setting off a wild brawl that resulted in five ejections during a testy series at Coors Field. Perdomo tossed his glove at a furious Arenado, and the big-...
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A flare burns as fans try to see the Manchester City team bus as it arrives ahead of the Champions League quarter final first leg soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, April 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)
April 05, 2018 - 9:47 am
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA opened disciplinary proceedings against Liverpool after its fans attacked Manchester City's bus on the journey into Anfield for their Champions League quarterfinal. European soccer's governing body charged Liverpool with acts of damage and crowd disturbances after cans...
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March 23, 2018 - 4:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Boston Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright has accepted a 15-game suspension under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy following his arrest on Dec. 8. Wright publicly apologized to his wife, Shannon, after baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred announced the penalty Friday. "I...
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March 23, 2018 - 4:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Boston Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright has accepted a 15-game suspension under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy following his arrest on Dec. 8. Wright publicly apologized to his wife, Shannon, after baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred announced the penalty Friday. Wright...
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Austrian Herbert Huebel, center, chairman of the FIFA monitoring committee for the Hellenic Football Federation arrives for a press conference in Athens, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. FIFA has sent a delegation to Greece to discuss the country's soccer crisis, after the government indefinitely suspended top league matches. The suspension followed a pitch invasion by the gun-toting owner of PAOK Thessaloniki Sunday after a late goal for his team was disallowed by the referee. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
March 14, 2018 - 11:15 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece could be expelled from international soccer competitions because of widespread violence, a FIFA representative said Wednesday. Herbert Huebel said a series of incidents, culminating with a gun-toting club owner running onto the field to protest a disallowed goal, are "...
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PAOK owner, businessman Ivan Savvidis, second from left, approaches AEK Athens' Manager Operation Department Vassilis Dimitriadis, center, as his bodyguard and PAOK's players Fernando Varela, second from right, and Djalma Campos, right, try to stop him during a Greek League soccer match between PAOK and AEK Athens in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, Sunday, March 11, 2018. A disputed goal at the end of the Greek league match led to a pitch invasion by Savvidis, who appeared to be carrying a gun. Savvidis came on the field twice. It's unclear this photos shows his first time or second. (InTime Sports via AP)
March 13, 2018 - 12:56 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Some say the legendary exploits of Alexander the Great are needed to cure Greek soccer of its violence and disorder. Others are hoping for a Herculean effort to fix the problem. Short of that, however, Greek soccer remains mired in chaos. The latest trouble occurred over the...
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PAOK owner, businessman Ivan Savvidis, second from left, approaches AEK Athens' Manager Operation Department Vassilis Dimitriadis, center, as his bodyguard and PAOK's players Fernando Varela, second from right, and Djalma Campos, right, try to stop him during a Greek League soccer match between PAOK and AEK Athens in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, Sunday, March 11, 2018. A disputed goal at the end of the Greek league match led to a pitch invasion by Savvidis, who appeared to be carrying a gun. Savvidis came on the field twice. It's unclear this photos shows his first time or second. (InTime Sports via AP)
March 13, 2018 - 8:30 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Some say the legendary exploits of Alexander the Great are needed to cure Greek soccer of its violence and disorder. Others are hoping for a Herculean effort to fix the problem. Short of that, however, Greek soccer remains mired in chaos. The latest trouble occurred over the...
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PAOK owner, businessman Ivan Savvidis, second from left, approaches AEK Athens' Manager Operation Department Vassilis Dimitriadis, center, as his bodyguard and PAOK's players Fernando Varela, second from right, and Djalma Campos, right, try to stop him during a Greek League soccer match between PAOK and AEK Athens in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, Sunday, March 11, 2018. A disputed goal at the end of the Greek league match led to a pitch invasion by Savvidis, who appeared to be carrying a gun. Savvidis came on the field twice. It's unclear this photos shows his first time or second. (InTime Sports via AP)
March 13, 2018 - 6:48 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Some say the legendary exploits of Alexander the Great are needed to cure Greek soccer of its violence and disorder. Others are hoping for a Herculean effort to fix the problem. Short of that, however, Greek soccer remains mired in chaos. The latest trouble occurred over the...
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This photo released on Wednesday March 7, 2018 by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows Syrian government soldiers advancing during a battle against Syrian rebels, in eastern Ghouta, Syria. The International Committee of the Red Cross said a second convoy that was supposed to carry aid to the besieged rebel-held eastern suburbs of Damascus was postponed Thursday because of the violence and rapidly evolving situation on the ground. (SANA via AP)
March 09, 2018 - 10:06 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Relief workers used a brief lull in Damascus' embattled rebel-held suburbs to deliver aid left over from a mission earlier in the week but were interrupted by renewed violence shorty after their team entered eastern Ghouta on Friday. The International Committee of the Red Cross said a...
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