We'd always heard Pokémon described as 'the sport of kings' and -- wait, no that's horse racing. We were unaware that Pokémon was an actual sport until hearing that Ruben Puig Lecegui, a two-time champion, was stripped of his most recent title after, um, taking a Squirtle in public. According to Pokébeach ("Your Ultimate Pokémon News Source") eyewitnesses reported seeing Lecegui and his team as they "placed their own feces" in the hallway of the hotel where they were staying. "The Pokemon Company International expects its players to maintain high standards of behavior conducive to the family-friendly environment that we foster," Play! Pokemon manager Dave Schwimmer said. "We have taken the appropriate steps in response."
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