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Women’s sports: A man’s game

In this hour of Reveal, we’re looking into Title IX, the historic law meant to end gender discrimination in schools. We mostly see this play out in school sports, but behind all the fanfare, there’s a story of failure.


Accused sports swindler claims he was helping law enforcement

Facing federal charges of wire fraud, racketeering and extortion, sports handicapper Adam Meyer is planning an unusual public authority defense. During his alleged crime spree, he claims he was actually helping law enforcement and sports leagues investigate illegal gambling.

Apr 14, 2015
Criminal Justice

Glare of Lance Armstrong probe falls on SF financier

Lance Armstrong in 2011Brad Camembert/Shutterstock Lance Armstrong’s “no-holds-barred” interview with Oprah Winfrey on Thursday, when he’s expected to confess to the use of performance-enhancing drugs during his professional cycling career, comes as a federal probe into his finances has widened to focus on the man who bankrolled his champion teams: legendary San Francisco financier Thomas Weisel.

Jan 15, 2013
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