Found November 10, 2013 on It's Always Sunny in Detroit:
via Every tailgate worth its shirt has good food, stiff drinks, cornhole and a football.  It’s the best when guys who can’t throw a football try to throw a football.  It’s the worst when guys who can (or can’t) throw a football get slapped with a $280 ticket for throwing that football. A San Diego Chargers fan was ordered by police to stop throwing his football while tailgating in the Qualcomm Stadium parking lot before last month’s game against the Colts.  At first, the 27-year old Jesse Unger thought the cops were joking around when they asked him to stop.  When he didn’t, he found out they weren’t.  He was given a citation for violating one of  San Diego’s “Parking Lot Policies and Procedures.”  Per their website, the law states: Per San Diego Municipal Code 59.0502, says that one cannot “intentionally throw, discharge, launch or spill any solid object (including footballs, baseballs, frisbees and other such devices) or liquid substance or otherwise cause subject or substance to be thrown, discharged, launched, spilled, or to become airborne. Is it possible to unintentionally throw a football?  I guess that would be my defense to this atrocious law. Naturally, Unger fought the infraction.  After quickly realizing the waste of time, money and EVERYTHING this law is, the judge told Unger he would be charged $75 if he were to plead guilty. Here is their exchange: “But the ticket is for $280 according to the court documents, Your Honor,” Unger replied. “Yes, but I think that is just ridiculous,” responded the judge. “You and me both,” Unger muttered back. “I plead guilty to throwing the football, Your Honor.” The original report also states that three other NFL cities have this same (f)law: LP Field in Tennessee, Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, and CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The fool who made this law falls into the category who never (intentionally) thrown a football. [ESPN]

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