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May 26, 2011

WWE Tries to Ring the Bell on Connecticut Labor Department Probe

In an obvious and ham-handed two-stage leak by corporate operatives, the Associated Press is reporting that the Connecticut Labor Department’s audit of World Wrestling Entertainment independent […]
May 26, 2011

Connecticut Media Profiles in Caution on the WWE Independent Contractor Story

A prominent Connecticut journalist, in his wisdom, took the time to email me for the sole purpose of sniffing that my previous item on this blog […]
May 26, 2011

Chris Nowinski, New York Times’ Alan Schwarz, and the Freakonomicization of Concussions

Chris Nowinski has done valuable work on the concussion crisis in sports. That work is also limited and flawed. He is the subject of a profile […]
May 27, 2011

Yesterday’s Post ‘Pisses Off’ Alan Schwarz of The New York Times

Today I received the following email, with the subject line “what you don’t know.” is that all I did — based solely on the public-interest aspect […]
May 27, 2011

Guide to This Blog’s References to Alan Schwarz of The New York Times

In the previous post I published in full a note I received this morning from Alan Schwarz of The New York Times. I’ll respond in the […]
May 27, 2011

Muchnick Response to Alan Schwarz of The New York Times

Earlier today I posted an angry email from Alan Schwarz of The New York Times. He was responding to the item here yesterday in which I […]
May 27, 2011

Connecticut Department of Labor Attorney on WWE Audit

Me: “I am interested in determining whether the Associated Press report of a settlement between the Labor Department and World Wrestling Entertainment is dispositive. While it […]
May 29, 2011

Is There Now a Feeding Frenzy of Concussion-Related Sports Suicides? (full text from Beyond Chron)

[originally published May 23 at Beyond Chron, http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Is_There_Now_a_Feeding_Frenzy_of_Concussion_Related_Sports_Suicides__9204.html] Is There Now a Feeding Frenzy of Concussion-Related Sports Suicides? by Irvin Muchnick We now know that hockey […]
May 30, 2011

Why Is New York Times Reporter Alan Schwarz So Defensive About NFL / WWE Concussion Profiteer Dr. Joseph Maroon?

In the course of his whiny, egotistical, and largely fact-free email complaint to me last Friday, Alan Schwarz of The New York Times said the following: […]