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May 29, 2012

Reset on Future of Football

I continue to fall behind on commenting on various articles, in the usual range from dumb to thoughtful, discussing the future of youth football in particular. […]
May 29, 2012

Splash of Sex Abuse: In Olympic Year, USA Swimming Backstrokes From Accountability

Omaha, site of the Olympic Swimming Trials, June 25 through July 2, is a company swimming town. One of its leading corporate lights, Mutual of Omaha, […]
May 30, 2012

Flashback: During 2010 Senate Campaign, Linda McMahon Called WWE Deaths ‘Fair Game’

I hope WWE lawyer Jerry McDevitt and his secretary, Eileen Wargo (who appears to have been stalking me on Twitter), contact me to be an expert […]
May 31, 2012

Linda McMahon vs. Chris Powell: Some Would-Be Libel Defendants Have All the Luck

It’s been almost a year and a half since WWE lawyer Jerry McDevitt last threatened to sue me, and he has never done so with the […]
June 1, 2012

BountyGate Plot Twist Shows Limits of Class-Warfare Critique of Football

For the second time in less than two months, chaotic fallout from Sean Pamphilon’s role as a smoking-gun documenter of the New Orleans Saints’ “BountyGate” scandal […]
June 2, 2012

Linda McMahon’s Wrestler Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka: Let’s Not Talk About the Past. Oh Heck, Let’s Talk About the Past.

In its editorial on the Linda McMahon-WWE-Chris Powell sideshow, the Connecticut Post makes the salient point. See “Criticism of WWE to be expected,” http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Criticism-of-WWE-to-be-expected-3602989.php. Whether McMahon […]
June 3, 2012

High School Swimming and Water Polo Coach Arrested in California – Not USA Swimming and Not Good

A swimming and water polo coach at Aragon High School in San Mateo, California, has been arrested for a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old athlete under […]
June 5, 2012

Jahvid Best on His Concussions: It Doesn’t Get Any Stupider Than This

Jahvid Best of the Detroit Lions: If I can come back from [the concussion that ended his college career], this one should be a piece of […]
June 6, 2012

‘Private Sneak Peeks’ of Alan Schwarz-Produced Documentary, Promoting Commercial Sideline Concussion Test, Resume Tonight

“Private sneak peek” No. 2 of the documentary Head Games is tonight in Boston. The film, inspired by Chris Nowinski’s 2006 book of the same name, […]