Bill Conlin

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Interview: Bob Huber on Bill Conlin’s Final Days

The April issue of Philly Mag features Bob Huber’s “The Last Days of Bill Conlin,” an examination of the decline and fall of the legendary […]

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The Last Days of Bill Conlin

A year and a half ago, I flew down to Largo, Florida, and knocked on Bill Conlin’s door. It was early evening, and I couldn’t […]

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Bill Conlin, Disgraced Daily News Columnist, Is Dead

NJ.com reports: “Bill Conlin, the legendary former Philadelphia sports columnist whose career came to a crashing end 25 months ago after he was accused of […]

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Will Bill Conlin Retain His Spot in Baseball’s Hall of Fame Until July?

Bill Conlin won J.G. Taylor Spink award last summer for his achievements as a baseball writer. Thus, his portrait hangs in Cooperstown amongst the greatest […]

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Philadelphia’s Worst People of 2011

Sure. Accused pederast Jerry Sandusky contributed plenty of headlines in 2011, but State College is a three-and-a-half-hour drive from these parts. And we’ve got plenty […]

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The Way of the World Before “To Catch a Predator”

This holiday season has been a reminder that as sports have become all-encompassing in our lives—24-hour news, fantasy leagues, gossip websites—we’ve lost much of the […]

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District Attorney Seth Williams Urges Victims to Come Foward

Philly’s District Attorney Urges Victims to Come Forward. In the wake of allegations against Jerry Sandusky, Bernie Fine and now Bill Conlin, Philadelphia District Attorney […]

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Should Statute of Limitations for Abuse Victims Be Changed?

In February 1997, I pulled into the parking lot on North Broad Street for my first day of work at the Daily News. Looking up […]

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96 Percent of Children Who Report Sexual Abuse Are Telling the Truth

First, former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky was accused of sexually abusing a series of children over decades. Now, even closer to home, Daily […]

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Two More Claim Conlin Molested Them

Sixth Alleged Conlin Victim Comes Forward. Two additional women have come forward alleging that Bill Conlin molested them during their childhoods. Both of the additional […]

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The Shock of the Bill Conlin Accusations

“The soulless have no need of melancholia,” said Vladimir Odoevsky, a Russian writer who died in 1869 and is said to have prophesied the Internet […]

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Inky Reporter Nancy Phillips Talks About the Bill Conlin Investigation

Inquirer investigative ace Nancy Phillips has been deluged with emails, voicemails, tweets and interview requests since breaking the story yesterday of allegations of child molestation […]

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Baseball Writers Take Mulligan, Issue Statement on Conlin

Yesterday, Bill Conlin resigned from his longtime post at the Daily News amid allegations that he molested multiple children in the 1970s. Conlin won the […]

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Bill Conlin Is Innocent

Yesterday at 1:40 p.m., a colleague rushed into my office to share the awful news: The Inquirer was about to print child molestation allegations against […]

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Bill Conlin Retires Amid Child Molestation Allegations

Women, Men Claim Bill Conlin Molested Them in the ’70s. Longtime Daily News sports columnist Bill Conlin has retired amid allegations that he molested a […]