Football player Leon Woods to be sentenced for attacking referee

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“Lovin' you is fuuu-uuun...”

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drop the puck, Ref...

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good riddance.

A semi-professional football player from Rochester is scheduled to be ordered to prison today for seriously injuring a referee by intentionally hitting him in the face with a helmet.
Leon R. Woods, 24, is expected to receive a 10-year sentence for an attack on Peter McCabe Jr. after a game at Edgerton Park on Oct. 24, 2009.
Woods pleaded guilty to a felony of first-degree assault June 25 as testimony was to begin in his trial.
Although he faced a prison term ranging from five to 25 years, acting Monroe County Court Judge Melchor E. Castro promised 10 years in exchange for the plea and Woods’ waiver of his right to appeal. The judge said the attack seemed to be an isolated incident and noted that Woods had no criminal record.
Woods, a running back for the Western New York Cougars of Rochester, attacked McCabe after the Cougars lost a hard-fought game against the Glove Cities Colonials of Johnston, Fulton County.
Witnesses said the attack was unprovoked.
They said Woods swung his helmet by its facemask and smashed McCabe in the face, postured aggressively over McCabe as McCabe lay on the ground with blood gushing from his face, then walked away and told another referee,“This is what I’m about.”
Although a motive for the attack has never been determined, Assistant District Attorney Brian DeCarolis said Woods may have been angry that he couldn’t score a touchdown at the end of the game.
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i_m_watching wrote:
good riddance.
Couldn't agree with you more!
semper fi

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He is one of RhonDUH's many Ba$tard children. She taught him well.

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its the nature of the savage beast within.
Rhonda

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So a white DWI driver gets 6 motnhs for killing someone and a black city resident gets 10 years for hurting someone??

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drop the puck, Ref...

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UPDATE:
he got the dime, he's headed for the mountains.
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Rhonda wrote:
So a white DWI driver gets 6 motnhs for killing someone and a black city resident gets 10 years for hurting someone??
not just anyone, a well respected white ref
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Given the extent of the referee's injuries, 10 years seems like an awfully light sentence.

If a white football player did this to a black referee he'd be charged with a "hate crime" and would probably get no less than 25 years.

Welcome to Obama and Holder's America.
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If a well respected white ref hit a black city player with a helmet and caused the same damage, the sentence would be much lighter.

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Angry Villager wrote:
Given the extent of the referee's injuries, 10 years seems like an awfully light sentence.
If a white football player did this to a black referee he'd be charged with a "hate crime" and would probably get no less than 25 years.
Welcome to Obama and Holder's America.
Your entire post is a typo. I think what you mean to say was that the ref would be charged with "assualt" and given probation.
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If we're all pink on the inside, what the heck difference does it make what color on the outside anyone is? It comes down to the way we're raised. Ask yourself, would my kid do this? When is a deliberate violent act acceptable? If you only knew what a decent man Pete McCabe is, you would hang your head in shame to even think of defending the piece of garbage this punk is, and shame on his parent(s).
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That's RhonDuh defending that angry piece of garbage, because he's one of her RACIST offspring. She don know who the daddy be, but he be her chile. Oh and by the way, RhonDUH ain't pink on the inside, is the most vile smelling putrid BLACK color, and it has affected her WHOLE BEING.

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deeply saddened wrote:
If we're all pink on the inside, what the heck difference does it make what color on the outside anyone is? It comes down to the way we're raised. Ask yourself, would my kid do this? When is a deliberate violent act acceptable? If you only knew what a decent man Pete McCabe is, you would hang your head in shame to even think of defending the piece of garbage this punk is, and shame on his parent(s).
Do us all a favor and hang the bastard. We wouldn't want him procreating now would we?
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deeply saddened wrote:
If we're all pink on the inside, what the heck difference does it make what color on the outside anyone is? It comes down to the way we're raised. Ask yourself, would my kid do this? When is a deliberate violent act acceptable? If you only knew what a decent man Pete McCabe is, you would hang your head in shame to even think of defending the piece of garbage this punk is, and shame on his parent(s).
It's sad to thing that you actually believe just cause he is black, that he truely meant to cause as much damage as he did just by swinging a helmet at the guy. I'm sure many people have been hit with a helmet before and not had this much damage.
And most of you white racist on here believe blacks are all on drugs, well what if he was on drugs and hit him with the helment not realizing what he was doing cause of the drugs he was on??
You whites kill people while drinking and driving and get 6 months, can't a brother do some drugs and just hit someone with a helmet and get 6 months??? Maybe he had a few 40's before the game and was swinging the helmet while he was drunk??
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This should be a lesson for all the brothers who get angry at a ref.
Do what the whites do: go drink some beer, wait for him in the parkinglot and run him over with your car, then wait for the police to test you for alcohol, and get charged with DWI. this way you can kill him and only do 6 months.
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I am black and white, a mix, and you are the racist Rhonda and you too Semper, face it. And my son is a decorated war veteran, something to be proud of. He got the bronze star and a purple heart for pulling three of his buddies from an ambush under fire in Iraq and got all shot up doing it. While it was sad to see his story in the paper, I was so proud of him. I can't say the same for young Mr. Woods when I read his story. All I can say to wake you up is it didn't matter what color he was to those buddies now did it? It is racism like yours that makes me Deeply Saddened. Mr. Woods is a coward and my son is a hero!
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Deeply Saddened wrote:
I am black and white, a mix, and you are the racist Rhonda and you too Semper, face it. And my son is a decorated war veteran, something to be proud of. He got the bronze star and a purple heart for pulling three of his buddies from an ambush under fire in Iraq and got all shot up doing it. While it was sad to see his story in the paper, I was so proud of him. I can't say the same for young Mr. Woods when I read his story. All I can say to wake you up is it didn't matter what color he was to those buddies now did it? It is racism like yours that makes me Deeply Saddened. Mr. Woods is a coward and my son is a hero!
This story has nothing to do with you being 50 percent black or your 25 percent black hero son, so go brag about him somewhere else, where a person might give a poop.
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How many black referee's are in the "Rochester Chapter of Certified Football Officials"????

And if this happened in a suburb high school, would they stop covering games in suburban high schools?

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Looks like Leon will have to change positions when he gets to prison. He will be become a tight end now.

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Rhonda wrote:
So a white DWI driver gets 6 motnhs for killing someone and a black city resident gets 10 years for hurting someone??
Its great to be white.

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