‘I’ve Been Robbed’: Irish Boxer Leaves Olympic Ring with Middle Fingers Up

Shortly before the news that multiple judges and referees at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics would be sent home after the International Boxing Association (AIBA) found evidence of rigged matches, Irish boxer Michael Conlan left the ring angrily, brandishing his middle fingers and declaring, “I’ve been robbed.”

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 16: Michael John Conlan of Ireland jestures to the crowd after his defeat to Vladimir Nikitin (not pictured) of Russia in the boxing Men's Bantam (56kg) Quarterfinal 1 on Day 11 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Riocentro on August 16, 2016 in …

Tyson Fury Accuses Wladimir Klitschko of Cheating

On Monday in Britain, after his shocking victory over Wladimir Klitschko in Duesseldorf on Saturday, Tyson Fury accused the Ukranian’s camp of cheating, adding that he didn’t even drink the water after their bout because he feared it might be drugged.

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Report: Jets Requested NFL Sweep Gillette Stadium Locker Room for Bugs

The decades-old animosity between the New York Jets and the New England Patriots reared its ugly head again this week, as reports surfaced that the Jets, due to play at Gillette Stadium, requested Sunday that their locker room be inspected for possible bugs that could be used for spying.

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How California Non-Profit Busted Volkswagen on Emissions

A California-based non-profit, the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), is being credited for busting Volkswagen for installing special software on vehicles to cheat diesel emissions tests.

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Claim: ‘Cheating’ in Little League World Series

Accusations of cheating are flying around social media after a little league team from Texas defeated the Sweetwater Valley team from San Diego, 9-7, to advance to the U.S. championship game.

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New Website Tracks How Much NFL Teams Cheat

A new website that purports to chronicle how every team in the NFL cheats promises to “spread the truth” about how often professional football teams bend, break, and shatter the rules.

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Poll: 85% of NFL Fans Think All Teams Cheat, Majority Judges Brady Guilty

A survey conducted by Langer Research Associates at the behest of ESPN and ABC News found that nearly three-quarters of respondents calling themselves avid NFL fans support the punishments the league meted out to the New England Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady over Deflategate.

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Two U.S. Labs Must Cough Up $48 Million for Bilking Medicare

After the Justice Department filed civil allegations against them, two cardiac biomarker laboratories will need to cough up a total of almost $49 million because they paid doctors for patient blood and bilked Medicare out of hundreds of millions of dollars for unnecessary testing, according to the Wall Street Journal.


11 Former Atlanta Educators Convicted in Cheating Scandal

ATLANTA (AP) — In one of the biggest cheating scandals of its kind in the U.S., 11 former Atlanta public school educators were convicted Wednesday of racketeering for their role in a scheme to inflate students’ scores on standardized exams.

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Chicago Little League Team Stripped of U.S. Title

On Wednesday, the Jackie Robinson West Little League team from Chicago, the first all-black team to win the U.S. Championship, was stripped of its title after Little League Baseball determined that the team had used players from outside its geographic area.

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Pumpgate: Patriots Accused of Under-Inflating Footballs

After the New England Patriots shellacked the Indianapolis Colts 45-7 in the AFC Championship Game, deflated hometown TV station WTHR reported a rumor that genuine deflation of the footballs used in the game contributed to the drubbing.

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Massive College Athlete Grade Fixing Scandal Revealed

The Chronicle of Higher Education has a sordid story tracing the decades-long grade fixing scandal that has engulfed college sports, revealing a scandal that reaches from the players and their representatives all the way to the teachers, coaches and college administrators.