If the whole thing made your Urban Legend senses squirm like a beehive hairdo full of spiders, you were probably right:

http://www.snopes.com/politics/crime…

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/23/nyr…

http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2013/1…

The sad thing is that racist and conservative websites have glommed onto this Urban Legend and claim that the Knock Out Game is essentially a widespread hate crime where blacks are targeting white people.

http://whitegirlbleedalot.com/new-knockout-g…