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Piers Morgan Confronts
Chess Prodigy on
Odd Cheating Theory
Sep 27, 2023 2:18 PM CDT
Piers Morgan Confronts Chess Prodigy on Odd Cheating Theory
Talk show host asks Hans Niemann if he used anal beads to illegally win
- Last year, accusations started flying against chess whiz Hans Niemann, with five-time world champ Magnus Carlsen alleging that his fellow grandmaster had cheated as they faced off in the Sinquefield Cup. Now, those accusations are being resurrected, with the 20-year-old Neimann defiantly insisting he's completely on the up-and-up. Niemann,...
Report: 11K Cheated in
Mexico City Marathon
Sep 7, 2023 10:20 AM CDT
Report: 11K Cheated in Mexico City Marathon
Some of them reportedly took public transport to the finish line
- This year's Mexico City Marathon was a carnival of cheating, with more than a third of the 30,000 runners disqualified, according to Spanish sports newspaper
. According to Marca, tracking data showed that 11,000 runners didn't pass checkpoints set up every 3.1 miles along the...
Chess Feud for
the Ages Is Over
Aug 29, 2023 1:33 PM CDT
Chess Feud for the Ages Is Over
Chess.com will welcome back alleged cheater Hans Niemann, with Magnus Carlsen's toleration
- The feud between Norwegian former world chess champion Magnus Carlsen and American grandmaster Hans Niemann, which hit its peak with the filing of a $100 million lawsuit , has been resolved. Chess.com, which banned Niemann for cheating and was cited in his defamation suit, announced Monday that Niemann would be...
Golf Pro: Yep,
I Cheated at
Jul 25, 2023 12:00 AM CDT
Golf Pro: Yep, I Cheated at PGA Tour Event
Justin Doeden admits he changed his scorecard at Commissionaires Ottawa Open
- At a PGA Tour Canada developmental event last week, questions came out about a player's score. And on Monday, tour pro Justin Doeden admitted he changed his scorecard after it was signed at the Commissionaires Ottawa Open, Golf Digest and Golf.com report. The issue was first brought to...
Gets Bad News
on Huge Lawsuit
Jun 28, 2023 3:00 AM CDT
Chess Upstart Gets Bad News on Huge Lawsuit
Hans Niemann tried to go after Magnus Carlsen, Chess.com for $100M
- Bad news for the young US grandmaster accused of cheating in a scandal that rocked the chess world: A federal judge on Tuesday tossed the antitrust portion of his lawsuit against prominent chess figures including Chess.com and former world champion Magnus Carlsen, and since it was dismissed with prejudice,...
Fishermen in Cheating
Scandal Get Jail Time
May 12, 2023 1:06 AM CDT
Fishermen in Cheating Scandal Get Jail Time
10 days, plus probation and fines
- The two men who pleaded guilty to cheating at an Ohio fishing tournament last year were sentenced Thursday to 10 days behind bars, WBAY reports. Jacob Runyan, 43, and Chase Cominsky, 36, also received a year and a half each of probation,
reports, and they will each pay...
Do a 180
Mar 29, 2023 12:00 AM CDT
Fishermen in Cheating Scandal Do a 180
They switched their pleas to guilty
- The fishermen accused of cheating during an Ohio tournament in September of last year have accepted a plea deal. Jacob Runyan and Chase Cominsky will have to give up their fishing licenses for three years,
Field and Stream
reports. Cominsky must also forfeit a bass boat worth $100,000 as...
Could Fend Off
Feb 3, 2023 1:41 PM CST
Flirting With Fake Bartender Could Fend Off Real Temptation
Virtual reality has entered the realm of relationship therapy
- Staying monogamous has been one of humankind's most persistent partnership problems. Now, scientists in the virtual reality world think they may have a remedy of sorts to keep couples honest and cheating at bay. Futurism reports on some "strange research" out of Reichman University in Israel that suggests...
They've Gone Down in History
for Their 1999 Running Ruse
Jan 28, 2023 6:00 AM CST
They've Gone Down in History for Their 1999 Running Ruse
Sergio and Arnold Motsoeneng infamously cheated during the Comrades
- Google "Sergio Motsoeneng," or the name of his brother Arnold, and you'll enter a portal into a scandal. The South African brothers' story of cheating in a 1999 ultramarathon has persisted as one of the most lasting in running history, writes Ryan Lenora Brown for Insider , as...
Med School Accuses Twins of
Cheating, Must Pay $1.5M
in case you missed it
Dec 18, 2022 11:30 AM CST
Med School Accuses Twins of Cheating, Must Pay $1.5M
Identical twins Kellie and Kayla Bingham sued Medical University of South Carolina
- After an important exam at the Medical University of South Carolina, identical twins Kellie and Kayla Bingham weren't surprised to discovered they had nearly identical scores. That has always been the case with them academically, including with the SAT ( Insider reports they scored the exact same), the MCAT,...
Suspiciously Heavy Fish
Lead to Chaos at Tournament
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Oct 8, 2022 6:00 AM CDT
Suspiciously Heavy Fish Lead to Chaos at Tournament
Team disqualified in Ohio after their walleyes were found stuffed with weights, fillets
- First the chess world was rocked by cheating allegations . Now, it's joined by the competitive fishing world. Video started making the rounds over the weekend promoting a "serious controversy" out of Ohio, in which a two-man team is now accused of stuffing their entries in a local tournament...
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Oct 1, 2022 4:30 PM CDT
Chess Champ Finally Unloads Cheating Allegations
Magnus Carlsen says Hans Niemann isn't owning up to extent of his trickery
- After much speculation, world chess champion Magnus Carlsen officially accused fellow grandmaster Hans Moke Neimann of cheating on Monday. The Norwegian said the 19-year-old American, who's admitted to cheating twice in online matches at the ages of 12 and 16, had "cheated more—and more recently—than he...
I'll Explain More
on Chess Cheating
Sep 26, 2022 3:00 AM CDT
Magnus Carlsen: I'll Explain More on Chess Cheating
Chess champ says a statement is coming
- The reigning chess world champion has promised to say more regarding the game's ongoing scandal. Magnus Carlsen, who resigned a game last week after playing just one move against Hans Niemann (he also resigned from an entire tournament earlier this month after Niemann beat him in an upset), seems...
Carlsen Drops Hints
About Chess Rival's Play
Sep 23, 2022 5:05 PM CDT
Carlsen Drops Hints About Chess Rival's Play
World's top player slips in name of opponent's mentor, for some reason, amid cheating allegations
- Magnus Carlsen took questions about the suspicions consuming chess that Hans Moke Niemann cheated, but the answers from the world's top-ranked player only raised more questions. On Monday, Carlsen resigned in protest after making one move against Niemann in an online game. The flap began when Niemann beat Carlsen...
Sep 9, 2022 2:26 PM CDT
Cheating Uproar Follows Carlsen's Stunning Tourney Withdrawal
Reigning champion provides few clues, but 19-year-old American denies wrongdoing
- Magnus Carlsen's loss to a newcomer was only the first surprise in the Sinquefield Cup competition in St. Louis. The world's top player withdrew from the tournament hours later without saying why, the
Wall Street Journal
reports, kicking off widespread suspicion that his opponent, Hans Moke Niemann, had...
Those Who Catch Cheating
Cheated on Their Ethics Exams
Jun 28, 2022 11:00 AM CDT
Those Who Catch Cheating Cheated on Their Ethics Exams
Ernst & Young has to pay a $100M fine to the SEC
- It's a scandal rich in irony. Auditors with the giant accounting firm Ernst & Young—the very people whose job it is to catch cheaters—themselves cheated on exams needed to keep their licenses, reports NPR . But the irony gets richer: The accountants cheated on the
Professor Trying to Unmask
Cheaters Makes Unusual Move
Mar 17, 2022 10:10 AM CDT
Professor Trying to Unmask Cheaters Makes Unusual Move
Chapman University's David Berkovitz is suing his students after finding his exams posted online
- Chapman University professor David Berkovitz instructed students not to use class materials or other resources when they completed a midterm and final exam for his business law class from home during the spring 2021 semester. He also instructed students not to copy any part of the exams. He now says...
Pitchers Offer to Strip
to Prove They're Clean
Jun 23, 2021 8:10 PM CDT
Pitchers Offer to Strip to Prove They're Clean
First week of baseball's cheating crackdown is awkward
- The first two days of baseball's crackdown against pitchers putting illegal sticky substances on the ball were awkward for everyone. Jacob deGrom, the Mets' ace, was the first pitcher to be checked, the
New York Times
reports. He was briefly detained when heading to the dugout after the first...
Study: Here's Why People
Cheat, and What Happens
May 9, 2021 3:28 PM CDT
Study: Here's Why People Cheat, and What Happens
495 cheaters explain what made them cheat and what their affair was like
- Why do people cheat and what does that affair look like?
reports a recent study came up with some pretty fascinating answers. Researchers turned to an unnamed US university and Reddit boards focused on relationships to recruit 495 people who copped to cheating. In a study published in...
West Point Reveals Biggest
Cheating Scandal in Decades
Dec 21, 2020 5:03 PM CST
West Point Reveals Biggest Cheating Scandal in Decades
Academy argues the honor code remains intact, and the offending cadets will be punished
- Cheating on a math test at the US Military Academy, which is facing its worst cheating scandal in more than 40 years, can be a national security issue, a West Point law professor says. "There's no excuse for cheating when the fundamental code for cadets is that they...
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