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July 30, 2012

The Glamorous, My-Life-Is-Better-Than-Yours World of Harvey ‘The Multi-Tasker’ Araton

@HarveyAraton Excellent analysis of Silas Redd situation at Penn State http://blog.pennlive.com/patriotnewssports/2012/07/flounders_clock_ticks_as_penn.html *** Irvin Muchnick ‏@irvmuch @HarveyAraton Silas Redd can decide whatever he wants re staying at […]
July 30, 2012

Bob Costas, Face of the Olympics: ‘Where Called For, Should Have Journalism, and Judiciously Should Also Have Commentary’

Good piece today on Bob Costas at Yahoo Sports’ ThePostGame: http://www.thepostgame.com/blog/london-calling-2012/201207/bob-costas-nbc-olympics-host-syracuse-hockey-andy-macwilliams?tid=the-ticket-daily. The article is mostly about the humble beginnings of his broadcast career in Syracuse. But […]
July 30, 2012

Four Questions They Probably Won’t Ask at Today’s Secret USA Swimming ‘Emergency Hearing’ For Statutory Rapist Coach Rick Curl

Today the eyes of American swimming are on three athletes with good shots at gold medals in Olympic finals: Ryan Lochte in the 200-meter men’s freestyle, […]
July 30, 2012

Lawyers Against Sex Abuse of Children Issue Open-Letter Appeal to NBC’s Bob Costas

PREVIOUSLY: Olympics Open – Where Is NBC on the USA Swimming Sex Abuse Scandal? Published July 27th, 2012 *** Bob Costas, Face of the Olympics: ‘Where […]
July 30, 2012

Another Big Story on USA Swimming’s Sex Crimes

Journalist Timothy Joyce has several angles that I’ve missed. “USA Swimming Scandal — Worse Than Penn State?” http://www.wbal.com/article/92453/12/template-story/USA-Swimming-Scandal-Worse-Than-Penn-State
July 31, 2012

Felony Hearing in Virginia Thursday For Swim Coach Noah Rucker – Staffer at Statutory Rapist Rick Curl’s Curl-Burke Club

Thursday, August 2, is the date of a preliminary hearing in a Fairfax County, Virginia, criminal court for Noah Rucker, a coach at the Curl-Burke Swim […]
August 1, 2012

EXCLUSIVE: Attorney for Victim of Rapist Coach Rick Curl Challenges USA Swimming on Tonight’s ‘Emergency Hearing’

Below is the full text of an email sent this morning by B. Robert Allard, attorney for Kelley Davies-Currin, to Richard Young of the Bryan Cave […]
August 1, 2012

Notes on Another Football Suicide, O.J. Murdock

The death by self-inflicted gunshot wound of the Tennessee Titans’ O.J. Murdock is noted here in a break from our ongoing real-time coverage of the USA […]
August 1, 2012

BULLETIN: Rapist Coach Rick Curl’s USA Swimming Credentials ‘Provisionally Suspended’

USA Swimming has told Kelley Davies-Currin that the “emergency hearing” in the matter of coach Rick Curl’s serial molestations of her in the 1980s has been […]