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Reeves Nelson's Threat to Sue SI: Two Months of Silence and Inaction


It's now been two months since the Sports Illustrated article about the problems on the basketball team. We then heard from the lawyers for Reeves Nelson, who demanded an apology and a retraction and all that from the magazine. Well, as part of my on-going public service efforts, I again expended a massive amount of time doing careful research by entering "Reeves Nelson" on the search thingy on Yahoo and then clicking "search." I did the same thing a month ago. The results of each search are shown in paraphrase after the jump. If the lawyers have filed their lawsuit, it must have used the same sort of paper as the "Double Secret Probation" of Dean Wormer, because I couldn't find it.

I really want that lawsuit to get filed, so we can help the lawyers by taking Chianti Dan's deposition.

Here's what I found:

First time - on March 31

1. Player Bio – uclabruins.com

2. Wikipedia (about 5 lines)

3. Reeves Nelson Image results

4. Reeves Nelson Facebook

5. Dismissed from team – fishwrap

6. Reeves nelson – Yahoo Sports (Rivals from when he was in high school)

7. Reeves Nelson Stats, Bio – ESPN

8. Nelson suspended – fishwrap

9. Reeves Nelson says SI took apolog6y out of context, - larrybrownsports.com (dated March 2)

10. “December 9, 2011 Howland dismisses nelson – ESPN.go.com

11. Daily Bruin – Nelson dismissed.

Second time - on April 30

1. Wikipedia – 4 lines.

2. Player Bio – uclabruins.com

3. Reeves Nelson Image results

4. Dismissed from team – fishwrap

5. Reeves Nelson kicked off UCLA basketball team for bad behavior – Larry Brown sports

6. Nelson is expected to sign with Lithuanian team - fishwrap

7. Reeves Nelson Facebook

8. aol. Sportingnews .com story about Nelson going to play in Lithuania.

9. espn.go.com – Reeves Nelson bio.

10. www.ridiculousupside . com – Mystery continues to cloud Reeves Nelson’s basketball future This is a blog about NBA prospects, according to its homepage. The article about Nelson wasn’t particularly complimentary.

11. espn.go.com – Howland dismissed nelson from the team, etc.

<em>This is a FanPost and does not necessarily reflect the views of BruinsNation's (BN) editors. It does reflect the views of this particular fan though, which is as important as the views of BN's editors.</em>

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