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Contributed by NAMPA / Associated Press.
Costly gelato: Palermo fined 10,000 euros for thrown cone<
ROME (AP) - A cone of gelato thrown by a fan at the referee has resulted in a fine of 10,000 euros ($12,000) for Serie B team Palermo from the league's disciplinary judge.
The incident occurred in the second half of Palermo's 2-1 home loss to Foggia on Monday.
As the referee showed a red card to Palermo midfielder Igor Coronado, he was hit by the gelato cone on his right arm.
The referee, who was not in ...