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

Jeff Benedict on KCRW

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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