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Man Bites Off Part Of Coach's Ear After Middle School Basketball Game

This one comes to us from Springfield, Mass., where 34-year-old Timothy Forbes turned himself in yesterday on a series of charges for allegedly starting a fight after a middle school Catholic Youth Organization basketball game. Police have identified Forbes as an assistant coach with the Springfield Heat, which lost in the finals to the Migs, but Heat officials have denied Forbes had any role as the team's coach.

According to WWLP and NBC Connecticut, among other sources, Forbes was enraged following his team's loss and instigated a fight with the Migs coach. In the midst of that scuffle, he then bit the Migs coach's ear, allegedly removing part of it in the process.

The victim, a fellow 34-year-old Springfield resident, was rushed to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield and had his ear reattached. He was released shortly thereafter.


Ouch. That totally bites.

Middle school coach Timothy Forbes bites off part of opposing coach's ear following loss [Prep Rally]
Assistant coach arrested after attack [WWLP]
[h/t to Ryan W.]


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