Former Columnist And Accused Child Molester Bill Conlin "Enjoying His…

Bill Conlin's long career as a sports columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News came to a sudden end last December when three women and a man told the Philadelphia Inquirer he had molested them as children. Authorities determined the allegations against him were credible, but that the incidents were beyond the statute… » 8/17/12 1:35pm 8/17/12 1:35pm

The BBWAA's Internal Explanation Of Its Initial Statement About Bill…

We told you yesterday how the Baseball Writers' Association of America had to revise its initial statement about the accusations made against Bill Conlin, after the original one affirmed Conlin's "good standing" as a Baseball Writer and forgot to express any sympathy toward the alleged victims or any sense that the… » 12/22/11 1:05pm 12/22/11 1:05pm

Two More Women Allege Bill Conlin Molested Them Years Ago

There are new stories in today's Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News regarding long-time Daily News columnist Bill Conlin, and, alongside the claims in Tuesday's Inquirer story, they paint a grim picture, if true. » 12/22/11 11:25am 12/22/11 11:25am

The BBWAA Tries Again With A Bill Conlin Statement, This Time…

When the allegations about Bill Conlin came out yesterday, America quickly turned its eyes to the Baseball Writers Association of America. Because we're dumb, you see, and wanted to hear from the secret club of baseball writers who annually send up smoke signals from Cooperstown. The BBWAA also gives a… » 12/21/11 1:35pm 12/21/11 1:35pm

A Guide To The Molestation Allegations Against Bill Conlin

The Philadelphia Inquirer has published its investigation into claims of child sexual abuse against Hall of Fame Daily News columnist Bill Conlin. We teased it earlier, but the details and the number of people willing to go on the record make Nancy Phillips's story a must-read. Here are the essentials. » 12/20/11 5:26pm 12/20/11 5:26pm

Legendary Columnist Bill Conlin Resigns Over Forthcoming Philly…

The Philadelphia Inquirer's top investigative reporter, Nancy Phillips, has written a story containing what we're told are allegations of child molestation against sportswriter Bill Conlin, a longtime columnist at the rival Daily News. Conlin resigned just moments ago, according to a source at the Daily News. » 12/20/11 1:26pm 12/20/11 1:26pm