Who is James Adducci, the $1.2 million winner who bet on Tiger Woods?
The Masters had two big winners: Tiger Woods and James Adducci. Adducci, a 39-year-old self-described day trader from Wisconsin, hauled in nearly $1.2 million with Woods’ victory and made the decision to publicly disclose his win. I delved into his criminal background and confronted Adducci about it.
Kareem Hunt assault incident renews scrutiny on the Cleveland Police Department
A person was arrested at a hotel and luxury apartment building in Cleveland on the night Kareem Hunt was caught on surveillance video assaulting a woman. But it wasn’t the former Kansas City Chiefs running back. Broke news that police never obtained video, but did arrest a bystander. I went through hours of video, edited it down and contacted the bystander, who attempted to help Hunt’s assault victim that night.
Should O.J. Simpson be verified by Twitter like other public figures?
Right after O.J emerged on Twitter, I posed this question: Should he get a blue checkmark? Simpson continues to be active on Twitter, but he’s still not verified.
Final in-depth interview of Paul Newman
I worked with his representatives for weeks to get a one-on-one – all while covering the 2006 Indy 500. I got the green light two days before Newman and the open-wheel team he co-owned was scheduled to run in Monterrey, Mexico. I spent parts of two days with Newman and his racing team. I turned the story around that weekend for Monday’s paper. It was the last lengthy interview Newman conducted before he died in 2008.