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Shaun White Now Says He Regrets Past Behavior, as Harassment Claims Resurface

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As questions overshadowed his gold medal victory, the Olympian said, “I regret my behavior of many years ago.”
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NBC's botched attempt to ignore the sexual harassment allegations against Shaun White

NBC's botched attempt to ignore the sexual harassment allegations against Shaun White

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On Wednesday morning in Pyeongchang, Shaun White won the his third gold medal in thrilling fashion in the final of the men's snowboard halfpipe. Four years after his surprising failure to medal at Sochi, 31-year-old White returned to the biggest stage in sports and outdid 19-year-old Ayumu Hirano in his final run to add to his 2006 and 2010 Olympics titles.
It was, without a doubt, an Olympic moment for the ages.
But as I went to sleep on Tuesday night on the East Coast - time zones make scene-setting particularly complicated - I wasn't thinking about White's back-to-back 1440s, or his...
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NBC tiptoes around sexual misconduct in coverage of Shaun White - and the Olympics, in general

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The network ignored harassment accusations against the gold medal-winning snowboarder until it couldn't any longer.
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Shaun White Calls Sexual Harassment Allegations “Gossip,” Then Apologizes for “Poor Choice of Words”

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Snowboarder Shaun White apologized on Wednesday for calling sexual harassment allegations made against him “gossip” at a news conference following his first-place finish in the men's halfpipe at the Pyeongchang Olympics.
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