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Michelle Ducote

Title: Current Event Speech Saints Bounty Scandal

Specific purpose: Inform others of the Saints Bounty Scandal and its details.

Thesis statement: Although the Saints may have won the Super Bowl, their win will also bring about a scandal.

I. Introduction
1. Background
a. What is a bounty?
b. Details about it
2. When it started
a. 2009-2011
II. Body
1. Who is involved
a. Players
i. Jonathon Vilma (1 season suspension)
ia. How he found out about suspension
ib. Statements he made
ii. Anthony Hargrove (8 game suspension)
iii. Scott Fujita (6 game suspension)
iv. Will Smith (3 game suspension)
b. Coaches
i. Sean Payton
ii. Joe Vitt
iii. Greg Williams
iv. Mickey Lumis
2. Who Appealed
a. All four players
b. No coaches

III. Conclusion
1. Appeals over turned
a. players suspensions lifted
b. players reinstated
2. Outcome of appeals.

Sources: APA Style

Jonathan Vilma to meet with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Monday - New Orleans

Saints Football NFL News - NOLA.com. (n.d.). New Orleans, LA Local News, Breaking

News, Sports & Weather - NOLA.com. Retrieved September 23, 2012, from


Penalties, l. h., NFL, R. G., & Story, A. F. (n.d.). NFL bans four players for New Orleans Saints'

bounty roles - ESPN. ESPN: The Worldwide Leader In Sports. Retrieved September 23,

2012, from http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/7881761/nfl-bans-four-players-new-orleans-


Service, y. c. (n.d.). Saints Bounty Scandal: Why Coaches' Suspensions Should Be Lifted |

Bleacher Report. Bleacher Report | Entertaining sports news, photos and slideshows.

Retrieved September 23, 2012, from http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1327088-saints-...
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