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Lions and Tigers and Trojans... oh my!

Discussion in 'Open Discussion (Work-safe)' started by BuckeyeInTheBoro, Oct 7, 2004.

  1. BuckeyeInTheBoro

    BuckeyeInTheBoro This space left intentionally blank

    Siegfried & Roy... and an ex-USC kicker? Is it just me or does this sound a lot like the plot from "Ace Ventura - Pet Detective"?

    From: http://www.cnn.com/2004/US/10/06/siegfried.roy.shooting.ap/index.html


    Former NFL kicker sought in shooting at Siegfried & Roy home
    Wednesday, October 6, 2004 Posted: 8:57 PM EDT (0057 GMT) <!-- /date -->

    LAS VEGAS, Nevada (AP) -- A former place-kicker for the Oakland Raiders is being sought in a drive-by shooting at the home of entertainers Siegfried Fischbacher and Roy Horn, police said Wednesday.

    Cole Murdoch Ford, 31, whose three-year NFL career ended after he missed crucial kicks during the 1997 season, was named in a felony warrant stemming from the September 21 shooting, Sgt. Chris Jones said.

    Police identified Ford as the owner of a white minivan from which shots were fired at the compound owned by the illusionists known as Siegfried & Roy. No one was hurt, but police said shotgun pellets shattered windows and left a hole in a wall.

    Police have not said if the two men were home at the time.

    Jones said police considered Ford armed and dangerous, and said he might be living in a hotel or camping in southern Nevada or nearby states.

    Ford faces six felony warrant charges of discharging a firearm from a motor vehicle and two felony counts of assault with a deadly weapon.

    Initially, the case was labeled a hate crime after a witness told police the gunman shouted that the entertainers should get out of the country. Later police said it was not bias-related.

    Horn and friends celebrated his 60th birthday on Sunday -- a year to the day after a near-fatal tiger mauling left Horn partially paralyzed and forced the long-running Siegfried & Roy show to close.

    Ford was drafted out of the University of Southern California in 1995 by the Pittsburgh Steelers but was released before the season began. He signed with the Raiders and remained on the team for three seasons before being cut.
     
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  2. Buck Nasty

    Buck Nasty You'll have nothing and like it

    Laces Out Roy!! Laces Out !!!!
     
  3. AKAK

    AKAK If you hear the siren its already too late Staff Member

    Did someone Kidnap the Lions Mascot?
     
  4. BuckeyeInTheBoro

    BuckeyeInTheBoro This space left intentionally blank

    I think Siegfried actually was the Raiders' mascot:

    [​IMG]
     
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  5. Thump

    Thump Hating the environment since 1994

    How Gay are those 2 Fags?
     
  6. Buck Nasty

    Buck Nasty You'll have nothing and like it

    I think it was actually a bizarre homosexual love triangle (quadrilateral possibly) and he was there looking for his lover Sebastian Janikowski:wink2:
     

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