After serving his sentence, Bassel Saad faces deportation because he is not a U.S. citizen.
Everything changed with a single punch in a men’s recreational soccer game near Detroit last summer.
A Senate committee on Tuesday voted 4-1 to send the legislation to the full Senate.
Under the plea deal he could be sentenced from eight to 15 years in prison but because he is not a U.S. citizen, he could face deportation.
A state senator is sponsoring legislation to make it a felony to assault a referee or other official at a sporting event.
Wednesday, Cowboys beat writer Clarence Hill reported that the NFL also conceded it had missed multiple infractions that hurt Dallas.
He manages to continue reffing the game, but he is on his phone the entire video until the last second when you see him finally hang up.
A judge says jurors can see photos from the autopsy of a Detroit-area soccer referee who died after a player punched him in the head.
A judge has denied a request to downgrade a murder charge against a man who killed a soccer ref with a single punch.
The delay comes after a judge recused herself from the case, saying she was concerned with being fair in light of her strong feelings of good sportsmanship.