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A typo and rules violations led to DQ for soccer team with player who 'looks like a boy,' plus death threats to tourney director

A typo and rules violations led to DQ for soccer team with player who 'looks like a boy,' plus death threats to tourney director | ABC News | June 09, 2017
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June 09, 2017
GRETNA, Neb. -- Lanyard Burgett sits uncomfortably outside a coffee shop in an outlet mall, occasionally craning his neck to see whether someone is behind him. Burgett says he served in the Air Force in Saudi Arabia in the 1990s, but was never as afraid there as he is right now. His angst is over the events of a youth soccer tournament in Nebraska last weekend. Burgett says his life has been threatened, and his phone has been bombarded with numerous intimidating calls from blocked numbers. He has filed a report with the Sarpy County Sheriff's Office. Burgett is not normally a paranoid man, but he was awoken Tuesday night to what he believes was the sound of someone trying to break into his house. He'd been asleep for three hours at that point. It was one of the longest nights he has slept since all this started five days ago. His body language is a contorted mess of anger, fear and resignation. Burgett has been a ref and a coach and a soccer dad, but right now, the...

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