German Court Orders 1860 München Fans To Buy Bayern Jerseys To Avoid Jail Time

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

A German judge used a little creativity when it came time to sentence two 1860 München fans for assaulting a fan for the opposing Bayern München team. The two attackers were given a choice of 15 months in prison or each purchase a jersey and collectables for the team they opposed so …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Why Bayern Has To Win the 2013 UEFA Champions League Final

By Alex Ruppenthal on Email

Why Bayern has to win Munich’s airport lifted its ban on late-night flights to send Chelsea FC fans back to London after last year’s Champions League Final against FC Bayern München. Some Chelsea supporters stayed the night, wearing smiles while roaming Munich’s streets after their club shocked FC Bayern, which, …

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Alex Ruppenthal is a reporter & writer whose been told that he sounds Bavarian when he speaks German, an unmatched compliment for the son of a Bavarian father who moved to Chicago for love (Alex's mom). Currently a reporter covering the Chicago suburbs for Shaw Media, Alex graduated from the University of Missouri with journalism and German degrees and then lived in Munich for a year. He's covered the NCAA Tournament, Major League Baseball and the Polar Bear Plunge, which he's done three times.
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