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  • Astros Stole Signs Electronically During 2017 MLB Season

    11/12/2019 11:21:56 AM PST · by big'ol_freeper · 39 replies
    Bleacherreport.com ^ | 12 Nov 19 | Adam Wells
    Following accusations of sign-stealing during this year's postseason, one former Houston Astros pitcher said members of the organization devised a system in 2017 to steal signals from opposing teams. Per The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal and Evan Drellich, Mike Fiers and three other people who were with the organization in 2017 said the Astros developed a system for home games that was aided by a television camera set up in the outfield. "That's not playing the game the right way," said Fiers. "They were advanced and willing to go above and beyond to win." Rosenthal and Drellich reported the system began...
  • Transgender cyclist Rachel McKinnon dominates as competitors raise questions

    10/21/2019 6:26:17 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 77 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 21, 2019 | 8:44pm | Mollie Walker
    Transgender cyclist Rachel McKinnon continues to dominate women’s cycling. It has not been an easy ride. Last weekend at the Masters Track Cycling World Championships in Manchester, England, the 37-year-old Canadian first set a world record in qualifying for the 35-39 age category 200-meter sprint, then went on to defend her title in the finals. Her success, however, has been overshadowed by frustrated competitors. In an interview with Sky News, former cycling champion Victoria Hood said, “It is not complicated. The science is there and it says that it is unfair. The male body, which has been through male puberty,...
  • Inside the African essay factories that churn out university coursework for 115,000 [tr]

    08/23/2019 8:03:02 AM PDT · by C19fan · 32 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | August 23, 2019 | Jake Wallis Simons
    Kenyan academics are working gruelling 12-hour shifts writing essays for hundreds of thousands of British and American students, a MailOnline investigation reveals. Slaving away in 'essay factories' in Nairobi, the highly educated experts earn as little as a dollar an hour while their millionaire bosses cream off the profits – and cheating Western teenagers take the credit. The essays are delivered anonymously by email, on time and free from plagiarism, with higher prices charged for a 2:1 or a First. Politicians have called the companies a 'cancer' that is 'undermining our universities brick by brick'. For the first time, MailOnline...
  • Rosie Ruiz, Infamous for Cheating 1980 Boston Marathon, Dies at 66

    08/08/2019 5:35:06 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 21 replies
    Runner's World ^ | August 8, 2019 | Roger Robinson
    Rosie Ruiz, whose name is notoriously synonymous with marathon cheating, died on July 8, from cancer, according to an obituary posted by her family in Palm Beach, Florida. She was 66 and known as Rosie M. Vivas. Ruiz infamously jumped into the 1980 Boston Marathon in the final stretch of the race and claimed the women’s win ahead of the true champion, Jacqueline Gareau of Québec. Runners and fans have always resented that Ruiz basked in acclamation for her supposed come-from-behind victory and refused to admit guilt. Gareau had to cross the finish line with no recognition of her course...
  • 70-Year-Old Marathoner, Accused of Cheating, Found Dead in Los Angeles

    07/07/2019 6:16:03 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 12 replies
    Runner's World ^ | July 5, 2019 | Sarah Lorge Butler
    Frank Meza, a South Pasadena, California, physician who was recently disqualified from the Los Angeles Marathon for not following race rules, was found dead on July 4 in a dry channel of the Los Angeles River, numerous outlets reported. Meza was 70 when he recorded a time of 2:53:10 at the Los Angeles Marathon on March 24 this year. His time was 90 seconds faster than the official age group world record for the distance, 2:54:48, set in 2004. Meza’s performance raised suspicions among those online who root out race cheaters, especially because Meza had already been disqualified twice from...
  • Lori Loughlin and Husband Are Active in Legal Defense, Says Source: 'They're Both Very Type A'

    05/21/2019 11:05:29 AM PDT · by libstripper · 61 replies
    People Magazine ^ | May 21,2019 | Steve Helling
    Lori Loughlin and husband Mossimo Giannulli are actively involved in their defense after being charged in the college admissions scandal, a source familiar with their cases tells PEOPLE. “They’re both very type A,” says the source, “and they’re figuring out what to do next. They are both mounting a vigorous defense against the charges.
  • The bizarre story of the L.A. dad who exposed the college admissions scandal

    04/01/2019 6:24:20 AM PDT · by libstripper · 26 replies
    L A Times ^ | Mar. 31. 2019 | Joel Rubin, Matthew Ormseth, Suhauna Hussain and Richard Winton
    Morrie Tobin was in Boston to cut the deal of his life. It was early April last year. A few weeks before, federal agents had descended on the multimillion-dollar home Tobin shares with his wife and some of their six children in Hancock Park, a moneyed Los Angeles enclave. Warrant in hand, the agents searched the French chateau-style mansion for financial records and other evidence to nail Tobin, the suspected ringleader of a stock scam that defrauded investors of millions of dollars. The raid imploded Tobin’s very comfortable life. Faced with the prospect of years in prison and a seven-figure...
  • Exclusive–Donald Trump Accuses Tech Giants Of Colluding With Democrats

    03/12/2019 10:37:08 AM PDT · by blam · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3-12-2019 | Alexander Marlow, Matthew Boyle, Amanda House, & Charlie Spiering
    President Donald Trump accused companies like Facebook, Twitter, and Google of colluding with Democrats to censor his supporters online to their political advantage. “Actually it’s incredible that I won the election because you know it was so rigged against me,” he said. “It wasn’t Russians. Russia collusion was a delusion. But what there is, is there was collusion between the Democrats and these tech companies.” The president spoke about political bias in top Silicon Valley companies in an exclusive interview with Breitbart News on Monday. The president said that any Republican running in 2020 would face a “tremendous disadvantage” in...
  • Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin among actresses, CEOs charged in alleged college admissions scam

    03/12/2019 7:57:28 AM PDT · by outpostinmass2 · 301 replies
    Actresses and chief executives are among 50 people arrested in a nationwide college admissions cheating scam, authorities announced Tuesday. According to charging documents, actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin are among those involved facing charges. The suspects allegedly paid bribes of up to $6 million to get their kids into elite colleges, including Yale, Stanford, Georgetown and USC. In most cases, the students did not know their admission was contingent on a bribe. University athletic coaches and administrators of college entrance exams were also among those arrested. The alleged scam centered around a man in California who ran a business...
  • Feds uncover large-scale college entrance exam cheating plot

    A large-scale scheme to cheat on college entrance exams has been busted by the FBI and federal prosecutors in Boston, according to court documents unsealed Tuesday. The alleged scheme focused on getting students admitted to elite universities as recruited athletes, regardless of their athletic abilities, and helping potential students cheat on their college exams, according to the indictment. The plot involved students who attended or were seeking to attend Georgetown University, Stanford University, UCLA, the University of San Diego, USC, University of Texas, Wake Forest, and Yale, according to federal prosecutors. There's no indication that the schools were involved in...
  • FBI Boston

    FBI Boston SAC Bonavolonta will join IRS-CI SAC O'Connell & MA US Attorney Lelling @11:30 am at US District Court in Boston to announce charges against dozens of individuals involved in a nationwide college admissions cheating & recruitment scheme. 7:13 AM - 12 Mar 2019
  • CNN Accused of Colluding with Democrat Operatives During Bernie Sanders Town Hall

    02/26/2019 9:57:45 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2-26-2019 | Justin Caruso
    Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) participated in a town hall event that aired on CNN Monday as part of his campaign for the 2020 election–but some online sleuths have discovered that the audience may have been stacked against him. During the event, a young woman who asked Sanders a critical question about allegations of sexual harassment in his campaign was introduced as a student at American University. However, the student was also reportedly an intern for Cassidy & Associates, a large lobbying firm in Washington, D.C.
  • Martina Navratilova says male-born transgender athletes are 'cheating' - 'insane' practice

    02/17/2019 6:03:15 PM PST · by Libloather · 68 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2/17/19 | Lara Keay
    Tennis star Martina Navratilova has claimed transgender women in sport are 'cheating' unless they have irreversible surgery to change their anatomy. The nine-times Wimbledon champion, 62, says she is happy to address transgender athletes by whichever pronoun they desire, but would not be happy to compete against them unless they have fully transitioned. This is the second time Navratilova has spoken out on the subject, following a furious Twitter row with transgender female cycling champion Rachel McKinnon at the end of last year. Writing in the Sunday Times today, she said: 'To put my argument at its most basic: a...
  • NFL Investigating Laser Aimed At QB Tom Brady During AFC Championship Game

    01/22/2019 6:42:48 PM PST · by CaliforniaCraftBeer · 48 replies
    KMBC 9 News ^ | January 22, 2019 | William Joy
    A KMBC 9 News photojournalist's camera caught someone using what appears to be a laser pointer directed at Tom Brady's face during Sunday night’s AFC Championship game at Arrowhead Stadium. The first instance caught on camera was on a hand-off from Tom Brady to Sony Michel in the fourth quarter. The previous play was a punt that appeared to be muffed by Patriots' receiver Julian Edelman but was later overturned. Laser researcher Charles Cobb, DDS, MS, PhD., said based on the size of the spot, it looks like the person was sitting far back in the end zone, possibly in...
  • NAACP Supports South Florida Student Accused of Cheating on SAT

    01/04/2019 12:58:17 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 67 replies
    NBC MIAMI ^ | 1/4/19
    The NAACP and several Miami-Dade County school board members are supporting a South Florida student whose 330-point SAT score increase has test administrators questioning whether she may have cheated. Miami-Dade NAACP President Ruban Roberts spoke out Friday to demand answers surround the test taken by Dr. Michael Krop Senior High School student Kamilah Campbell. In the span of seven months Campbell took her score of 900 and turned it into a 1230... ....Crump also called the test culturally biased. "If she was from a different community and a different neighborhood, would they be more likely to accept it then?" Crump...
  • Democrat Andrew Gillum Re-Concedes Florida Election…

    11/18/2018 1:05:15 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 18 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 17 Nov, 2018 | Sundance
    Democrat Andrew Gillum conceded defeat to Republican Ron DeSantis in the Florida Governors race on election night; then the national democrats got hold of him, and Gillum withdrew his concession. Today, following a recount, he re-conceded the race.
  • North Korea's new 'tactical' weapon test highlights military modernization

    11/18/2018 3:47:35 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    Reuters ^ | November 18, 2018 | Hyonhee Shin
    North Korea’s claim last week that it had tested an unidentified “ultramodern tactical weapon” highlighted its desire to upgrade its conventional arms and reassure its military even as talks are under way to end its nuclear program, analysts said. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un witnessed the test of a newly developed tactical weapon that could serve as a “steel wall”, state media reported on Friday, without giving details of the weapon. It was Kim’s first observation of a weapons test this year and could complicate already stalled nuclear talks with the United States, although Washington and Seoul downplayed the...
  • Republican Politicians - FIGHT OR VANISH! (Vanity/Opinion)

    11/15/2018 11:31:19 AM PST · by Enterprise · 16 replies
    http://www.freerepublic.com ^ | 11-15-18 | Enterprise
    Republican politicians, ALL OF YOU, you have seen the enemy and it is your elections departments. In the NEXT election, you must be pro-active and hire election fraud attorneys before the election. And then from day one, you need to actively challenge anything the Democrats do which increases their count, because you KNOW the count will only increase for Democrats until the Republican is defeated. Challenge in State courts and challenge in Federal Courts, and especially challenge the provisional ballots. And here is something that I continually marvel at. How is it possible, with anywhere from two to four years...
  • Are CALIF Democrats Also Cheating Their Way to Power?

    11/15/2018 6:42:30 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 22 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/15/18 | Katy Grimes
    What Democrats can't win legitimately, they steal through cheating and fraud. And it appears the rest of the country has given up on California. Don't believe me? Read on. As American voters are watching the election fraud take place in Broward and Miami-Dade Counties in Florida, are California Democrats also cheating their way to power? Our state certainly isn’t immune from cheating, as evidenced in June 2016, when I was contacted by voters from all across California that their political party designations had been changed. “The electronic vote rigging in California appears to have been designed to keep Bernie supporters...
  • 5 Reasons Why Sinema Won Arizona

    11/13/2018 7:43:21 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 67 replies
    Ricochet ^ | November 13, 2018 | Jon Gabriel, Ed.
    Outsiders think of Arizona as one of the reddest states. From Barry Goldwater to anti-immigration hawks like Sheriff Joe Arpaio, our most famous politicians tend to be Republicans. But traditionally, Arizona is rather purple and regularly features tight statewide elections. In the past 45 years, Democrats have held the governorship as often as the Republicans. But in the last decade, the GOP consolidated their hold on power due to the unprecedented organization of the Tea Party and the Left’s hyperbolic anti-Arizona rhetoric in the wake of the illegal immigration debates. (“Vote for us, you dumb racists!” wasn’t the winning message...