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Knockout Game

LaPierre Warns Fellow Gun Rights Supporters Of 'Knockout Gamers,' 'Haters'

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

National Rifle Association Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre sees a lot of haters out there, from President Barack Obama's administratio...

Cyclist Says Machete-Wielding Teen Targeted Him In Possible 'Knockout Game'

Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

A cyclist allegedly attacked by a machete-wielding teen while a second accomplice filmed the incident is searching for answers -- and video evidence -...

Yagana Shah

WATCH: Seniors Bypass Karate In Favor Of 'Cane Fu'

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.27.2014 | Fifty

They may be old, but they are mighty. And you definitely don't want to mess with these empowered elders. Seniors are learning to defend themse...

9 Popular Urban Legends To Watch Out For

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Jessica Dysart | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com The age of the Internet has made our lives easier in many ways – could you have imagined Skyping with the kids and ...

Ryan J. Reilly

White Alleged 'Knockout' Assailant Plans Constitutional Challenge To Hate Crimes Charge

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipolar, 27-year-old Texas man who allegedly filmed himself punching an elderly African-American man as part of the "Knockout Game" wi...

'Knockout Game' Leads To Hate Crime Charge

AP | Posted 12.28.2013 | Crime

HOUSTON (AP) — A judge has denied bail for a white Houston-area man charged with a federal hate crime for allegedly sucker-punching a 79-year-old bl...

Ryan J. Reilly

White Guy Accused Of Filming 'Knockout Game' Attack On Black Man Gets Charged With Hate Crime

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 12.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A 27-year-old Texas man was arrested by federal authorities on Thursday for allegedly filming himself punching a 79-year-old African-Ame...

'Knockout Game' Is A Fabricated Trend, Victim Says

Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

The "Knockout Game" -- a supposed trend in which kids dare one another to sucker punch an unsuspecting victim -- is purely a media fabrication. Tha...

So This Happened

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 02.02.2014 | Media

Let's put this one in the "so this happened" Hall of Fame, shall we? To set the scene: a surprisingly dressed-down Don Lemon and a rabbi walked int...

WATCH: Marc Lamont Hill Spars With Right-Wingers Over Knockout Game

HuffPost Live | Posted 12.02.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

The so-called "Knockout Game'" is when a group of friends pick an unsuspecting victim and attempt a one-punch knock out. These random street assaults ...

Man Knocks Out Teen Who Elbowed His Son: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.26.2013 | Weird News

It's not the knockout game, but it is a knockout over a game. An Oregon father is in jail after allegedly knocking out a teenager after his son was...

My Son Was A Victim Of The Knockout Game

An NYC Mom | Posted 01.26.2014 | Parents
An NYC Mom

We were walking on a New York City sidewalk when my son, who was holding my hand, stumbled. He didn't fall to the ground but his entire body jerked in a way that I knew he didn't just trip. I was baffled. Something bizarre happened. I turned around to see two high school aged girls, about 15-years-old, glaring at me.

Don't Believe All the Media Hype About the 'Knockout Game'

Davey D | Posted 01.26.2014 | Black Voices
Davey D

Many in the media are making it appear as if this is some sort of game spreading like wild fire from coast to coast. It's simply not true. The fact that they are taking any crime and calling it as part of Knockout Game trend is akin to when the police label every crime in certain communities "gang related."

Elderly Woman Punched In Possible 'Knockout' Attack

Posted 11.26.2013 | New York

A 72-year-old woman was punched in the face while walking in East New York Monday morning in an attack police worry is part of a violent game. Mir...

Knockout Games -- The Biggest Form of Cowardice

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Rev. Al Sharpton

Diversity is one of the greatest strengths of this nation, and we must respect one another in a way that preserves and further develops this diversity. Therefore, when an injustice happens to anyone, it is the duty of all to speak up. Silence is akin to tacit acceptance.

Man Arrested In Possible 'Knockout' Assault

AP | Posted 11.24.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police have arrested a man on charges of assault as a hate crime after a 24-year-old says he was punched in the face. ...

Are We Losing A Generation to the Foibles of Anti-Social Behavior?

Jure Klepic | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime
Jure Klepic

There is a deadly new "game" going on in our streets. It's called the Knockout Game and consists of someone, usually a teenage boy, trying to knock out another random person in just one punch.

Teens Sucker Punching Random Victims, Sometimes With Deadly Consequences

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 11.21.2013 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — In New York, a 78-year-old woman strolling in her neighborhood was punched in the head by a stranger and tumbled to the ground. In W...

78-Year-Old Grandmother Becomes Latest 'Knockout' Victim

Posted 11.21.2013 | Fifty

Earlier this month, CBS 2 reported on a series of attacks on Jews in Brooklyn, allegedly part of a disturbing game that has teens punching Jewish adul...

Disturbing Knockout Game Leaves Victims Out Cold With One Punch

Posted 11.17.2013 | Crime

Police say the assault of a Washington DC woman may be connected to a violent new trend called the "knockout game." The unsuspecting 27-year-old vi...