Judge tosses football-throw citation

Updated: November 10, 2013, 1:25 PM ET
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A San Diego Chargers fan found himself in front of a traffic judge last week after he was cited before a game for breaking the city's code against "launching a solid object" outside Qualcomm Stadium.

Jesse Unger was approached by police in the parking lot as he tossed a football with fellow tailgaters before the Chargers hosted the Indianapolis Colts last month.

An officer had told Unger to stop as he sought to enforce a rare rule in place at three NFL stadiums, the 27-year-old ...

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