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  • Quadriplegics Play a Murderous Game

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    July 7, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    In 2003, Dana Adam Shapiro was stunned by an article about quadriplegic rugby -- a.k.a. murderball -- played by testosterone-amped athletes who ram the hell out of each other in souped-up wheelchairs.

    The quadriplegics, at least partially impaired in all four limbs, were...