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June 7, 2012

Cal Swim Coach, Sex Abuse Survivor, Banned From Clinic at Her Old Club

“Moraga swim club bans Cal swim coach, sex abuse survivor from conducting clinic” By Matthias Gafni Contra Costa Times http://www.insidebayarea.com/news/ci_20799532/moraga-swim-club-bans-cal-swim-coach-sex
June 8, 2012

NFL Concussion Megasuit: Let the Medical Literature Bibliographies Begin

Perhaps you’ve heard that plaintiffs’ attorneys in the scores of lawsuits representing thousands of former National Football League players just filed multi-district litigation consolidation papers. This […]
June 11, 2012

Nowinski to NCAA: Give Your Football Players a Surgeon General-Style Warning

Chris Nowinski and his Sports Legacy Institute get slammed here from time to time, but they get nothing but applause today for their announcement about a […]
June 13, 2012

With Olympic Swimming Trials Upcoming, Follow Concussion Inc.’s Coverage of USA Swimming Youth Coach Sex Abuse

The Jerry Sandusky trial is a reminder that the Olympic Swimming Trials start on June 25 – and that this blog remains the only source for […]
June 14, 2012

Military Suicides => Traumatic Brain Injuries in Sports Entertainment => Linda McMahon Campaign

Linda McMahon, the WWE co-founder who is the frontrunner for her second straight Republican nomination for a U.S. Senate seat in Connecticut, had a lively debate […]
June 14, 2012

Road to Omaha: Muchnick Discusses Swimming Sex Abuse on Friday’s ‘Edge of Sports’ with Dave Zirin

In the midst of the Jerry Sandusky trial in Pennsylvania, and ten days before the start of the Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha, Irvin Muchnick will […]
June 15, 2012

Road to Omaha: Thanks, Dave Zirin. Also, California Country Club Backs Down and Allows Abuse Survivor to Conduct Swimming Clinic

Thank you to Dave Zirin for having me on his Edge of Sports satellite radio show earlier today. The program will be rebroadcast throughout the weekend […]
June 19, 2012

Future of Football Notes: Steve James-Nowinski Film Confusion; Terry Bradshaw’s Serious Clowning

With resources directed to my trip to Omaha next week for a story from the Olympic Trials about sex abuse in swimming, observations from here on […]
June 19, 2012

Andrew Stewart Court Win a Chink in NFL Retirement Plan’s Legal Armor

A federal district court in Maryland has ruled in favor of retired player Andrew Stewart in his lawsuit against the Bert Bell / Pete Rozelle NFL […]