Two more women say sportswriter Conlin sexually abused them | Deadspin | Philadelphia magazine
Two more women have come forward to say former Philadelphia Daily News sportswriter Bill Conlin sexually abused them as children. Conlin retired on Tuesday after learning sister paper Philadelphia Inquirer was working on a story about multiple abuse allegations. Inquirer reporter Nancy Phillips told Philadelphia magazine that she learned of the allegations because Conlin’s niece told a friend, Inquirer reporter Amy Rosenberg, who encouraged her to talk with Phillips. In a series of emails with Deadspin’s A.J. Daulerio the day before the story was published, Conlin considered whether to defend himself from the charges he knew were coming. Instead, Conlin’s lawyer asked Daulerio not to publish what he knew.

He said that any attempts to quash the piece had been compromised because the editors at the papers knew Conlin had contacted me. They wanted to hurry the story into print, the attorney told me, lest they get scooped on their own scoop.

Related: How is handling comments on its Conlin coverage | Bissinger: “While the story never would have been printed had it not been for the Penn State scandal, it was one the Inquirer had to write to maintain its own credibility.” | Patriot-News’ Jones: “Bill Conlin was a friend and idol. Now what is he?

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  • Cohin

    i think this is good news for all…..@nare. my best friend’s aunt makes $77 an hour on the internet. She
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    This piece of garbage should lose everything. This man probably
    destroyed the lives of many children. 

  • Anonymous

    ya this is write to say for women …………@nare. my friend’s step-mother makes $85 an hour on the laptop. She
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  • Pure Collagen

    Its a sad, sad day when an organization would rather keep “tradition” than stand up for a defenseless child.