When does initiation teasing become bullying in sports?

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DENVER -- Even in the world of high school baseball, there's a fine line between initiation and bullying.

"When somebody's just bullying you constantly, I mean your team is like your family away from your family, and if you can't feel safe there, where can you feel safe?" said student athlete Millie Micho.

News this week of NFL veteran Richie Incognito's behavior on and off the field, like his tirade in a bar, is being used as a teaching moment for student leaders from all over the metro area.

They debated the nuances between hazing, harassing and outright bullying, many of them athletes themselves.

"I think that's just absurd to have that happen on the football field especially in your own locker room as your own teammates," said Brody Westmorland.

Ruben Nieves is a two-time College Coach of the Year. He speaks all over the country to those who can prevent the next generation of bullying victims.

"Today's message is that hazing and bullying happen everywhere and just because it's been happening for a long time doesn't make it right," Nieves said.

"If you yell at me I'm going to be like, 'Oh well I'll show you.' But then I know that there's the people that you have to be like 'Hey good job. Good job. Good job' and I think that's probably one of the hardest things trying to find the middle line," said Micho.