October 15, 1990 |
Shane Geringer went to a Raiders game last month, took off his shirt, got some sun, had a few beers and then, police said, kicked another fan into a coma. Almost routine, claim behaviorists who have studied the incident. Apart from the degree of injury, they said, bleacher blows are thrown just about everywhere every Sunday. And in terms of drive-by shootings and terrorist bombings, they added, football punch-ups barely quiver the needle on today's gauges of calculated human violence.