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Saints fan found guilty of shoving Bears chairman at Soldier Field

Saints fan found guilty of shoving Bears chairman at Soldier Field

A New Orleans Saints fan has been found guilty of shoving Bears Chairman George McCaskey during an argument over seats at Soldier Field last December, according to prosecutors and court records. Richard Kohnke, 58, of New Orleans, was found guilty of misdemeanor battery with insulting or provoking conduct in a bench trial before Judge Anthony Calabrese, according to to state's attorney spokeswoman Tandra Simonton and court records. Kohnke was sentenced to six months of court supervision. On Dec. 15, McCaskey went to some of his seats in the stadium during a night game and found several Saints fans sitting in them, Bears officials said at the time. McCaskey talked briefly with one...

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