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USC kicker found dead

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Ellis Redding, Jan 6, 2007.

  1. buckweaver

    buckweaver Active Member

    Dude. Did anybody read this ... he's got Danelo dying of "an apparent suicide". Haven't seen that anywhere else yet.

    From a couple comments at the bottom of the blog:

  2. MC Sports Guy

    MC Sports Guy Member

    It's one thing to think suicide, but my God, you can't just toss that out there like that. WTF?
  3. Chuck~Taylor

    Chuck~Taylor Active Member

    My god, that's terrible.
  4. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Holy crap man. It gets worse. From a posting on Jan. 5:

  5. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    RIP Mario Danelo. His dad was one of the better kickers in the NFL when I first starting following it in the late 70s, thoughts to him and his family.

    As for the "apparent suicide" thing ... wow. Can't condone tossing that phrase out there without some corraboration ... at all.

    Irresponsible, and my guess is that it's a product of the immediacy of blogs.
  6. dragonfly

    dragonfly Member

    From the same blog:

    oint Fermin Park in San Pedro might be familiar to any fans of the movie ``Chinatown,’’ where Jack Nicholson’s character goes up on the cliffs to watch water being secretly dumped by the City of Los Angeles.
    John Papadakis, the owner of Papadakis Taverna in San Pedro, said the park is one of the windiest points in Southern California and is a popular spot for hang gliders.
    ``It’s a Bermuda Triangle type of a place. Many people have gone over those cliffs,’’ he said. ``There have been murder cases, based on people going over a cliff there. Things happen there. It’s where nature meets man.’’
  7. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Yeah, I saw the mention of him on Letterman earlier this week...

    Totally tragic... Wow, this sucks...
  8. To say nothing of the English language.
  9. SoSueMe

    SoSueMe Active Member

    The blog entries at http://www.insidesocal.com/usc/ are the reasons why I have no respect for the majority of bloggers. Things like "apparent suicide" claims without sources to back that claim are what make blogs illegimate news sites.
  10. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    I was thinking the exact same thing. That really is incredible to write something like that.

    And why are the words "apparent suicide" not mentioned in the story Scott wrote for the Daily News and the other Singleton papers in Southern California.

  11. GB-Hack

    GB-Hack Active Member

    AP is reporting that suicide has been ruled out by Police.

  12. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    Does anyone know if the kid was into any "extreme" sports? It seems like a perfectly logical question to ask and one, I assume, you would get an answer to fairly quickly.
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