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Crime and punishment

After his weekend melee, does Garcia's punishment fit the crime?

Updated: February 21, 2011, 5:20 PM ET
By Jake Howard

A riff on what happened in Australia this weekend: On Feb. 19, Sunny Garcia and Jeremy Flores got into an altercation with a Burleigh Heads local during the Breaka Burleigh Pro. Flores was promptly tossed from the event, and Garcia suspended from the next event.

On Nov. 19, 2004, the Indiana Pacers' Ron Artest charged into the stands, attacking a boisterous fan. He was subsequently suspended for the remainder of the season (73 games, the longest suspension in NBA history) and ...

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