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Barstool Sports Founder Loses Defamation Suit Over Sex Misconduct Stories

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A federal judge tossed Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy's lawsuit against Insider, which had published a pair of articles detailing purported sexual encounters. The articles reported on alleged non-consensual and potentially violent sexual encounters that PortNoy and his lawyers contended as defamatory.
Published 3 months ago · New York, United States

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