Sidelined: Sports' Most Infamous Suspensions

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Metta World Peace Fights Pistons' Fans

Front and center during arguably the most infamous stadium brawl in sports history, Metta World Peace, then-named Ron Artest and with the Indiana Pacers, was suspended for the remainder of the 2004-05 regular season and wound up missing 86 games — the longest suspension for an on-court incident in NBA history — for his role in an unprecedented and wild November 2004 fight with Detroit Pistons’ fans in Auburn Hills, Michigan.

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