Legendary Philadelphia sports columnist Bill Conlin has resigned from the Philadelphia Daily News in the wake of a story by Philadelphia Inquirer reporter Nancy Phillips that accuses him of sexual molestation/abuse of children.
The Philadelphia Inquirer’s top investigative reporter, Nancy Phillips, has written a story containing what we’re told are allegations of child molestation against sportswriter Bill Conlin, a longtime columnist at the rival Daily News. Conlin resigned just moments ago, according to a source at the Daily News.
The Jerry Sandusky case has been horrific, but all of the alleged victims coming forward in relation to Sandusky, Bobby Dodd, Bernie Fine, and now Bill Conlin is proof that one’s courage can be contagious to others.
Conlin is a member of the Baseball Writers Association of America and won the J.G. Taylor Sprink Award earlier this year.