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August 20, 2012

Muchnick Exchange With Congresswoman Linda Sánchez on WWE and Bullying

On Friday, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez, a Southern California Democrat, and I alternated the following posts on Twitter:   Linda T. Sánchez ‏@RepLindaSanchez  Proud to join @villaraigosa […]
August 22, 2012

You Don’t Need to Be Wearing a Brain-Pad™ in Order to Know the FTC Should Investigate the ‘ImPACT™ Concussion Management System’

The “concussion awareness” crowd went all gaga over the news that the Federal Trade Commission entered into a consent decree with Brain-Pad, Inc., in which the […]
August 22, 2012

USA Swimming Board Member David Berkoff ‘Signaled Left But Turned Right’ on Coach Sex Abuse

Tony Austin, a California swimmer who authors what he calls the “SCAQ Blog,” yesterday cited the quotes here from David Berkoff’s cryptically redacted 2010 email about […]
August 23, 2012

EXCLUSIVE: Full Text of 2010 Email Confirms That USA Swimming Board Member David Berkoff Noted Widespread Knowledge of Coach Rick Curl’s Sexual Abuse

“Denying knowledge of Rick Curl, Mitch Ivey and others banging their swimmers! It’s a flat out lie. They knew about it because we (coaches and athletes) […]
August 23, 2012

Dear Coach Dick Shoulberg: Isn’t It Time for You to Take Account of the Sex Abuse of Girl Swimmers by Rick Curl and Many Others?

“Denying knowledge of Rick Curl, Mitch Ivey and others banging their swimmers! It’s a flat out lie. They knew about it because we (coaches and athletes) […]
August 23, 2012

‘It Is Time for David Berkoff to Resign From USA Swimming Board’

From Tony Austin, following publication here of David Berkoff’s unexpurgated 2010 email, discussing explicitly his and others’ knowledge of Rick Curl’s sexual abuse of Kelley Davies-Currin: […]
August 24, 2012

Heads Up for ESPN’s Peter Keating on ImPACT

ESPN today opens a “multi-platform” examination of traumatic brain injuries in football. The worldwide leader in excess doesn’t need the promotion of my sorry ass. I […]
August 26, 2012

Bullseye: ESPN’s Peter Keating on the ImPACT Concussion Management Scam

The takedown of the ImPACT quacks by Peter Keating of ESPN proves every bit as accurate and devastating as expected. The only problem is that the […]
August 26, 2012

A Talk With Title IX Titan Donna Lopiano About Sex Crimes Against Girls in Sports

I had a long conversation yesterday with Donna Lopiano, the former University of Texas director of women’s athletics who is one of the genuine titans of […]