Sports scandals: Going the distance

By Paul Thomas In Sport

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28th February, 2013
Eat your heart out, show business: when it comes to riveting murder scandals, you’ve got nothing on sport. Sure, the Los Angeles coroner is trying to breathe fresh life into Natalie Wood’s drowning, but that was 30 years ago and we still don’t know if there was foul play or if she just had too much to drink and fell overboard. Yes, quite a few rappers seem to live fast and die young, but then dying in a hail of bullets is to gangstas what being gored by bulls is to matadors: an occupational hazard. In not much more than a decade, sport has given us OJ Simpson and Oscar Pistorius. ...

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