Jeff Benedict

Sports Illustrated

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Professor of Writing and Mass Media at Southern Virginia University, special features writer for Sports Illustrated and author of a number of books on athletes and crime, including Out of Bounds: Inside the NBA's Culture of Rape, Violence and Crime

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The irony takes your breath away.

Clippers Owner Donald Sterling's Alleged Racist Comments

The irony takes your breath away.

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Gilbert Arenas  of the Washington Wizards is a star player and a quirky personality in professional basketball. Now he admits he brought a gun into the team locker room.

Arenas Incident Shines Spotlight on Guns in the NBA

Gilbert Arenas of the Washington Wizards is a star player and a quirky personality in professional basketball. Now he admits he brought a gun into the team locker room.

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