Archive for April, 2013

Snuka Ebook Production Slows New Content at Concussion Inc.

Published April 30th, 2013, Uncategorized

Obviously, there’s a lot happening in the sports world — both in the swimming sex abuse story (with new developments about to break in Baltimore, Phoenix, and Salt Lake City) and generally. But in terms of blogging and tweeting, I’m on semi-hiatus for a few days as we complete work on the ebook JUSTICE DENIED: […]

Author Muchnick and Nancy Argentino Family to Publish Ebook, “JUSTICE DENIED,” on 30th Anniversary of Jimmy Snuka Incident — Benefit For My Sisters’ Place Women’s Shelter

Published April 25th, 2013, Uncategorized

MEDIA INQUIRIES: media@muchnick.net   APRIL 26 — Author and journalist Irvin Muchnick, in association with the surviving sisters and mother of Nancy Argentino — the 23-year-old woman who died in 1983 under mysterious circumstances that many observers believe should have resulted in the criminal indictment of WWE Hall of Fame wrestler Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka — […]

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Published April 24th, 2013, Uncategorized

This post has been deleted, consistent with a July 15, 2013, consent order in U.S. District Court in Maryland. The full text of the consent order is viewable at http://concussioninc.net/?p=7823. For new developments, follow Concussion Inc.’s coverage on July 15, 2013, and thereafter.

Meadowbrook Aquatic Center License Renewal Did Not Include Accountability for Lifeguard Lapse in Louis Lowenthal Drowning

Published April 24th, 2013, Uncategorized

The Baltimore Health Department yesterday fulfilled my public information request for records of Meadowbrook Aquatic Center’s original public pool license applications and its most recent annual renewals. The 64 pages of documents are viewable at http://muchnick.net/meadowbrookrecords.pdf. The main reason I sought these documents was to see if the renewal process includes questions about unusual events […]

Godspeed to Robert Lipsyte, Granddaddy of REAL Sports Journalism, on His New Post as ESPN Ombudsman

Published April 24th, 2013, Uncategorized

Hell froze over yesterday when ESPN named Robert Lipsyte as its new ombudsman. Lipsyte is the former New York Times sports columnist and prolific author (his young adult novels are perhaps his most enduring and important work). To say that I admire his body of social criticism is a little like saying an ant admires […]