Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Award-Winning Sportswriter Accused of Child Molestation

[ via Huffington Post ] 21 Dec

The sports world is about to be rocked by another child sex abuse scandal. Following quickly on the heels of the scandals at Penn State and Syracuse, as well as the accusations against former AAU president Bobby Dodd, decorated baseball columnist Bill Conlin is reportedly the subject of allegations of child molestation, reports Deadspin.

In July, Conlin received the J.G. Taylor Spink Award from the Baseball Writers' Association of America for "meritorious contributions to baseball writing."

Before that Inquirer story was even published, NBC10 in Philadelphia indicated that Conlin had retired, but not resigned as Deadspin initially reported. NBC10 says this information came from a source within the Daily News. The same source also indicated that more information would be forthcoming later in the day.

Read  Huffington Post  for more


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