MY EVIDENCE-BASED CRITIQUES OF “UNTOLD: OPERATION FLAGRANT FOUL” ON NETFLIX RE TIM DONAGHY AND THE NBA BETTING SCANDAL
Rather than taking the time to produce a comprehensive post on my site with a singular evidence-based critique of the August 30, 2022 Netflix “Untold: Operation Flagrant Foul” episode on the 2003-07 NBA betting scandal featuring former referee Tim Donaghy, I am simply posting links the analyses I’ve posted on twitter (which each contain relevant links and source references).
Comprehensive thread post-“Untold: Operation Flagrant Foul” airing re my media and 2006-07 exclusive portion of the scandal analysis (9/14/22)
Long thread re my informed concerns pre-“Untold: Operation Flagrant Foul” airing (since validated, unfortunately – 8/30/22)
Thread re Tim Donaghy claims re December 2006 “mob threats” as presented in “Untold: Operation Flagrant Foul” episode (9/7/22)
Thread re Tim Donaghy manipulating the media (including hosts thanking him for his “honesty” and “candor” – 9/6/22)
Thread re Tim Donaghy discussing being frequently in contact with Jimmy Battista (9/8/22)
For those new to me/my evidence-based critiques of media coverage of the 2003-07 NBA betting scandal/Tim Donaghy, here are related analyses which may be of interest:
Of the Whistleblower podcast (2020)
Of the ESPN the Magazine feature article (2019)
Anyone interested in an evidence-based history of the matters misrepresented or sensationalized in the Netflix “Untold: Operation Flagrant Foul” episode can find it here (confidential law enforcement records, court documents, betting data and betting line analyses, along with interviews of dozens of relevant persons including federal officials, pro gamblers, sportsbook managers, and others knowledgeable about the scandal).