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Coach on leave after apparent head-butt

Posted: 7:04 PM, Jan 06, 2016
Updated: 2016-01-06 22:00:28-05
Coach on leave after apparently head-butt
Coach on leave after apparently head-butt
A Pennsylvania high school basketball coach who apparently head-butted a referee during a game has been put on leave.
 
Videos posted online show Neshaminy High School boys basketball coach Jerry Devine confronting a referee Tuesday night after he disagreed with a foul call. The team was trailing Pennsbury High School 46-42 with less than 40 seconds left in the game.
 
As Devine charges onto the court, another referee approaches him and the coach appears to head-butt the ref, knocking him to the floor.
 
Devine was ejected from the game.
 
The school district says in a statement Wednesday that the coach, who also teaches algebra and history, has been placed on administrative leave pending a review of the incident.
 
Devine's home phone rang unanswered Wednesday morning.
 
Pennsbury won the game 49-42.