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Nov
18

The NBA Gamble

If you are a sports fan, you are probably slightly obsessed with the Tim Donaghy case. Donaghy was one of the highest ranked referees in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was also a gambling addict. For four years, he worked with illegal gamblers and bookmakers betting on his own games. The betting industry either … Continue reading The NBA Gamble

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Nov
2

Five Predictions for the U.S. Election

It is going to be a great night for American democracy. It is a humbling time to be in this country. Not for a hundred years have such a large percentage of people voted. They have voted in a time of a mass pandemic. They have voted when their society is under immense strain. They … Continue reading Five Predictions for the U.S. Election

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Oct
30

The Launch of ‘Crime Waves’ Podcast

“Its just very sad that because you speak out about these issues [Human rights] you have to live with a panic button besides your bed…” Enes Kanter is a star player for the Boston Celtics. He is also an international fugitive. His passport has been revoked. He has not spoken to his family in over … Continue reading The Launch of ‘Crime Waves’ Podcast

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Sep
29

It was the best of trials. It was the worst of conferences.

It was the best of trials. It was the worst of conferences. Lets start with the best. In Paris, last week, a proverbial rocket hit the world of sport. The former head of the International Athletic Association Federations (IAAF) – Lamine Diack – was convicted of collecting millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks.The actual … Continue reading It was the best of trials. It was the worst of conferences.

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Apr
15

Tim Donaghy former Mob-Linked NBA Referee to speak at Launch of University of New Haven’s Graduate Certificate in Sports Integrity

Zoom Presentation, Wednesday, April 22nd – 18.30 pm (EST) “I was slowly learning that NBA referees had their own way of officiating a professional basketball game…” Former NBA referee Tim Donaghy will be delivering the first annual sports integrity address for the Investigations Program, University of New Haven. This event will launch the Sports Integrity … Continue reading Tim Donaghy former Mob-Linked NBA Referee to speak at Launch of University of New Haven’s Graduate Certificate in Sports Integrity

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Feb
17

One of our Greats is Gone…

Harry Gregg is dead. Gregg was the best Manchester United player ever. He was the best, not because of his considerable playing skills, but because he was the hero of the Munich Air Crash. He ran back to the burning plane and pulled out the wounded before a massive explosion blew it up. He was … Continue reading One of our Greats is Gone…

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Oct
9

Joe Biden is Going to Break Your Heart

She has the same lunacy that inspired hundreds-of-thousands of our spiritual sisters to put mock vaginas on their heads. It is the same lunacy that makes many of my journalist colleagues claim that a vote for Trump will overturn American Democracy or bring about another civil war. It is the same lunacy, on the other side of the political fence, that convinces people to think about kidnapping their politicians.

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Jul
4

They are protesting the wrong war. The real story of July 4th, 1776 & slavery

They are protesting the wrong war. In this time of historical flux, when protestors pull down Confederate statues and the U.S. President Donald Trump speaks of ‘mob rule’. its time to tell the facts of the first, real, civil war of American history. The results of which are celebrated on this July 4th weekend. For, … Continue reading They are protesting the wrong war. The real story of July 4th, 1776 & slavery

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Mar
23

Covid-19… Now for the Really Bad News

There are more – far more – viruses, like Covid-19 out there. That is the view from the scientific literature that – like many of the things during this crazy time – is really terrifying. One article tells of a group of dedicated Chinese researchers in the provinces around Wuhan discovering thousands of similar viruses. … Continue reading Covid-19… Now for the Really Bad News

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Nov
5

Strategic Deception and the Sporting World

How the UNODC and IOC have created a movement that purports to fight sports corruption but actually puts it in reverse. ”The West are wishful thinkers, we will give them what they want to think…” Feliks Dzerzhinsky – Founder of the Soviet Spy Services Back in the day, things were not going well for the … Continue reading Strategic Deception and the Sporting World

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