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Sports Illustrated - NCAA Football

The College Hoops Scandal Promised a Reckoning. Where Is It?

Sports Illustrated
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New York Times - Sports

After Doping Scandal, Russia Hacked the Olympics, U.S. and Britain Say

New York Times
Tariq Panja He said Russia’s behavior “hasn’t changed one bit,” and the absence of meaningful punishment, in his view, has only emboldened Russia. “The powers that be don’t have the courage to stand up to Russia even when they damage and maybe permanently damage the Olympic brand and the Olympic......
Sports Illustrated - NCAA Football

Ex-Astros GM Denies Involvement in Sign-Stealing Scandal

Sports Illustrated
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ESPN

Luhnow again denies role in Astros’ sign scandal

ESPN
Former Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow, in an interview that aired on Monday, once again denied that he knew about the team’s sign stealing in in 2017 and ’18, and said individuals who were involved with the scandal are still working for the club. Luhnow, in his first public......
Politico.com

North Carolina poll shows Cunningham up 4 points despite scandal

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Cunningham also saw his public perception sink underwater in Wednesday’s Times/Siena poll — with only 40 percent of respondents viewing him favorably compared with 42 percent unfavorably, down from 46 percent to 29 percent a month ago. Tillis’ favorability was......
Sports Illustrated - MMA

Why Aren’t More People Talking About the Ohio State Sex Abuse Scandal?

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Jon Wertheim The most sweeping sex abuse scandal in the history of American higher education—to say nothing of the history of college sports—played out over nearly 20 years on one of the largest campuses in the country. Most of the......
Detroit News

Williams shreds bonds of UAW brotherhood while admitting guilt in corruption scandal

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here While reading a prepared speech, Williams blamed blamed fellow ex-UAW President Gary Jones for covering up the spending         Source link – Click for more To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics......
BBC - Politics

A judge-led inquiry to investigate Post Office scandal

BBC
The government has announced an inquiry into the Horizon system used by post offices. Hundreds of postmasters were wrongly accused of false accounting and theft following problems with the Horizon IT system. Business Secretary Alok Sharma said a judge would lead the inquiry into the prosecution of the postmasters. BBC......
Sports Illustrated - MMA

New California Law Prompted by Kobe Crash Site Scandal

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Associated Press Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday approved legislation prompted by the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant and eight other people that makes it a crime for first responders to take unauthorized photos of deceased people at the scene......
Detroit News

Fiat Chrysler to pay $9.5M fine in diesel emissions cheating scandal

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV will pay a $9.5 million penalty to settle allegations that it misled investors in 2016 over its vehicles’ diesel emissions, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Monday. The agreement is one piece of a greater......
Technology

Inside eBay’s Cockroach Cult: The Ghastly Story of a Stalking Scandal

New York Times
One year later, on June 15, 2020, the U.S. Department of Justice charged six former eBay employees, all part of the corporate security team, with conspiring to commit cyberstalking and tamper with witnesses. Their alleged targets were almost comically obscure — a mom-and-pop blogging duo from a suburb of Boston......
New York Times - Sports

Two Utah Men Bring Scandal to a Fishing Contest After Admitting to Cheating

New York Times
Derrick Bryson Taylor The fish prompted tournament officials to call a biologist and the Division of Wildlife Resources, which sent an investigator for the second day of the tournament. There, the men were questioned, Lieutenant Washburn said. “Neither one of them were very inclined to talk to our investigator,” he......
NPR

Republican Convention, Protests After Police Shooting In Wisconsin, Falwell Scandal : Up First

NPR
NPR Republicans made their case for President Trump’s re-election on the first night of the RNC, offering warnings about electing Biden in November. Also, demonstrators in Kenosha, Wis., want answers after a black man was shot in the back by police on Sunday. The governor called an emergency session to......

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