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A South Carolina appeals court ruled in favor of Charleston’s City Paper in a defamation dispute brought by high school football players and their head coach. The paper published an opinion piece criticizing the team’s post-game ritual in which they threw watermelons they had drawn faces on while making “monkey-like” sounds. 

CHARLESTON, S.C. – A South Carolina appeals court ruled in favor of Charleston’s City Paper in a defamation dispute brought by high school football players and their head coach. The paper published an opinion piece criticizing the team’s post-game ritual in which they threw watermelons they had drawn faces on while making “monkey-like” sounds. 

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