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October 31, 2012

Irish Sex Abuse Chronicler Justine McCarthy: Concern That Swim Officials Who Participated in Cover-Up Remain in Power

As I said in a post last month, those of us trying to get to the foggy bottom of the USA Swimming sex abuse outrages owe […]
November 1, 2012

Another ImPACT Case Shows Where Litigation Is Going to Cripple the Football System. (Hint: It Won’t Be at the NFL Level.)

With the indictment today of former Penn State president Graham Spanier, and with the Jimmy Saville/BBC scandal exploding across the pond, it’s a matter of time […]
November 1, 2012

Tweeting Senator Richard Blumenthal And His Would-Be Colleague Linda McMahon

Irvin Muchnick ‏@irvmuch (1/6) Sen. Richard Blumenthal campaigning hard against Linda McMahon, whom he defeated in 2010 and who is now running against Chris Murphy. (2/6) […]
November 1, 2012

New Wrestler Death: Brad Armstrong, 51

Brad Armstrong, a very well-respected pro wrestler in the 1980s and 90s, though never a household name, has died at age 51. The quick obituary by […]
November 1, 2012

Penn State Does Sex Abuse Conference Once Over Lightly

Pennsylvania’s attorney general, Linda Kelly, today announced the indictment of Graham Spanier, the former president of Penn State University, on charges of obstruction of justice and […]
November 2, 2012

Paging Michael Phelps in Brazil: Onde Você Está (Where Are YOU) on Child Sex Abuse in Swimming?

Michael Phelps has been on a tour of Brazil doing photo ops for the Olympic Committee and the Michael Phelps Foundation. Perhaps you saw the images […]
November 3, 2012

Michael Phelps’ North Baltimore Aquatic Club Deals With New Challenge: 14-Year-Old’s Death

Yesterday, even as I was calling out Michael Phelps to speak up about the sex abuse scandal that has claimed the legacy of North Baltimore Aquatic […]
November 4, 2012

What’s Known So Far About the Death of Louis Lowenthal, 14-Year-Old Swimmer at Michael Phelps and Bob Bowman’s North Baltimore Aquatic Club

Louis Lowenthal was not participating in a group practice when he was stricken a week ago today at the Meadowbrook swimming facility of the North Baltimore […]
November 5, 2012

Public Documents on North Baltimore Aquatic Club Sex Abuse Allegations Dangle in the Unhelpful Ozone

Before the Sandy storm devastation, before the death of 14-year-old North Baltimore Aquatic Club swimmer Louis Lowenthal, I was discussing my public records dispute with the […]