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    Re: Cy mascot got a broken arm?

    Whatever the legal ramifications are, it would be a nice gesture for UConn to offer to pay the medical bills and ban the attackers from future events.



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    Re: Cy mascot got a broken arm?

    maybe someone else posted this... but here is the "acting AD's" email... I say we make our voices heard :)


    paul.mccarthy@uconn.edu



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    Re: Cy mascot got a broken arm?

    Quote Originally Posted by mlsch4cy View Post
    maybe someone else posted this... but here is the "acting AD's" email... I say we make our voices heard :)


    paul.mccarthy@uconn.edu
    Mass amount of gay porn heading his way....that's what you meant right?



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    Re: Cy mascot got a broken arm?

    Quote Originally Posted by Three4Cy View Post
    The university owns the stadium, therefore it is their responsibility to provide adequate security for the game. The university has insurance to cover accidents in the stadium.
    'it wasnt our fault he got injured, it was an unruly fan'
    'you have a responsibility to provide a safe environment, tell me about your security, did they take action after this incident and remove the person who caused the injury?'
    'no, actually we kicked out some cyclone fans (according to someone on here) who tried to report it'
    'Would you like to pay check or credit?'



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    Re: Cy mascot got a broken arm?

    Quote Originally Posted by mlsch4cy View Post
    maybe someone else posted this... but here is the "acting AD's" email... I say we make our voices heard :)


    paul.mccarthy@uconn.edu
    If people send emails please be classy about it.




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    Re: Cy mascot got a broken arm?

    Talked to one of the cops myself. Said the fan did push him but we decided not to press charges



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    Re: Cy mascot got a broken arm?

    Quote Originally Posted by wags View Post
    Talked to one of the cops myself. Said the fan did push him but we decided not to press charges
    Did the security at least file a report?




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    Re: Cy mascot got a broken arm?

    I can report what I saw, since I was only a few yards away from the incident:

    -I did not see any physical altercation with the Cy mascot and any UConn fans
    -Then, suddenly, I looked over, and saw Cy sitting on the ground under and near a stairwell, clutching his/her arm
    -The medical and training staff came over and attended to Cy
    -A few Connecticut state police officers did come down, open up a notebook, and start asking questions to the people in the general vicinity of the altercation
    -A lot of people were pointing at somebody--didn't see who
    -Eventually, the cops left
    -I didn't see anybody in either cardinal and gold or blue and white being escorted with them, though

    I do want to say, though, that these UConn fans were really classless and entitled. I'd gone to Iowa City three times and Lincoln and Lawrence once before this wearing a band uniform while I did it, and I never had anything near as negative happen to me as what happened this evening in Hartford. I can relate the particulars if anybody wants to hear them, but there's at least three "incidents" of being verbally threatened just because I was wearing the wrong colors and we were winning.

    What happened with Cy--and, again, I don't have all the facts, just reporting what I saw--seems to me to be one of the worst things I've ever heard out of a fan base or an athletic event, in general. The person responsible should be liable for an assault charge as well as medical bills, and UConn should be liable for some of the latter and some damages for failing to provide a safe environment. I don't see how the railing would have been an issue. They seemed plenty high enough to me.

    I can relate those incidents above if anybody wants to hear (it was nothing too terrible, just some very smack talk with some bad nature and bad overtones to it), but I did want to outline what I saw happen to Cy tonight. Sorry, no pictures or film of it, though.



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    Re: Cy mascot got a broken arm?

    Quote Originally Posted by CloneAbuse View Post
    Ben said on the call-in show that two Clone fans were hauled off for trying to report/do something about it
    I can guarantee I would have been hauled off. I'm not a fighter at all but that **** is ridiculous.


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    Re: Cy mascot got a broken arm?

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    'it wasnt our fault he got injured, it was an unruly fan'
    'you have a responsibility to provide a safe environment, tell me about your security, did they take action after this incident and remove the person who caused the injury?'
    'no, actually we kicked out some cyclone fans (according to someone on here) who tried to report it'
    'Would you like to pay check or credit?'
    Cy has hurt due to the negligence of a fan on the property of the university, the university has a responsibility to provide a security in the stadium.

    If someone is walking on your icy sidewalk and slips and falls, guess what they can sue you because you were negligent. Your homeowners insurance will cover the costs.

    The university has liability insurance to cover themselves in cases like this.



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    Re: Cy mascot got a broken arm?

    Quote Originally Posted by Three4Cy View Post
    Cy has hurt due to the negligence of a fan on the property of the university, the university has a responsibility to provide a security in the stadium.

    If someone is walking on your icy sidewalk and slips and falls, guess what they can sue you because you were negligent. Your homeowners insurance will cover the costs.

    The university has liability insurance to cover themselves in cases like this.
    What if you're walking on my sidewalk and someone assaults you? Still my fault?



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    Re: Cy mascot got a broken arm?

    I have no idea about the context of this incident, but when I was mascoting, we were not allowed to go into the stands on away games - since we did not have out contingent of handlers (other mascots not in costume). Not sure if that was the situation, or if te rule has changed...

    Regardless, this really torques me off. The suit has a lot of padding, bit you're essentially defenseless since your field of view is so limited.



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    Re: Cy mascot got a broken arm?

    Quote Originally Posted by isunorth View Post
    What if you're walking on my sidewalk and someone assaults you? Still my fault?
    Isn't the sidewalk city property? If they had an altercation on your lawn then you are liable since you had the opportunity to put up a fence, or a no trespassing sign or something else. I think that is how it works. That is beside the point, whoever did this to CY should at least pay for the medical bills. AT LEAST!



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    Re: Cy mascot got a broken arm?

    Quote Originally Posted by isunorth View Post
    What if you're walking on my sidewalk and someone assaults you? Still my fault?
    Possibly. It depends.



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    Re: Cy mascot got a broken arm?

    Quote Originally Posted by isunorth View Post
    What if you're walking on my sidewalk and someone assaults you? Still my fault?
    If you charge admission to your front yard and someone on your yard did it, then yes.

    My employer is based in Hartford, and in my travels there this doesn't surprise me. Hartford itself sucks and the UConn grads are typically the douchebags within the company.



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