Now to the college basketball star suspended for three games for pushing a fan over the weekend. The confrontation ending in mutual apologies and maybe lessons for us all. Mara sh Mara schiavocampo... See More
Now to the college basketball star suspended for three games for pushing a fan over the weekend. The confrontation ending in mutual apologies and maybe lessons for us all. Mara sh Mara schiavocampo has the story. Reporter: It was a foul off the court. Marcus smart shoving a fan with two hands after a brief argument in the final seconds of Saturday's game against Texas tech. Sunday, the big 12 suspended smart for three games. In is not me. Let me apologize for it. I said I take responsibility and the consequences that come wit. Reporter: Big 12 officials say smart engaged in quote inappropriate behavior with a spectator. That's disgusting behavior. I let my emotions get the best of me. Reporter: Some claim the man he pushed behaved inappropriately as well. Texas tech grad Jeff Orr has been hailed as a red raiders fan extraordinary. Traveling to 31 states over the years to see the team play. He's known for taunting players, as seen in this 2010 game against Texas A&M. As for this week end, smart claims he pushed Orr after hearing him use a racial slur. In a statement, he admits calling smart a piece of crap, but says, I did not use a racial slur of any kind. Now, not just smart will sit out. Superfan Orr has agreed not to attend any Texas tech games for the rest of the season. Two hot tempers given a little time to cool off. For "Good morning America," Parra schiavocampo, ABC news, New York. Less on there ons there to be learned. The player admitted wrong doing. The fans have to check themselves, too. Somebody said fans in arenas think they're still on Twitter. Gotta remember. I promised you video. That goes to what we're all
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