November 5, 2012

Texas ImPACT Case Settled

Paul Anderson, whose Concussion Litigation Reporter (http://concussionpolicyandthelaw.com/concussion-litigation-reporter/) is easily the most comprehensive resource in its field, informs me that the Cordova family’s case against the Mission […]
November 5, 2012

Muchnick Assesses the Stakes in Tomorrow’s Election for Issues Near and Dear to ConcussionInc.net

PRESIDENCY If President Obama wins, as I expect, maybe it will give him some spine in his second term to speak out about traumatic brain injury […]
November 7, 2012

Cleaning Up Youth Sports: A Job for the Senate’s Beefed-Up Women’s Caucus

From my perspective, it was a good election night. As the father of a Nate and a baseball fan, I enjoyed seeing affirmation of the sabermetric […]
November 7, 2012

Key Details Still Elusive Following Yesterday’s Funeral of North Baltimore Aquatic Club Swimmer Louis Lowenthal (Which Michael Phelps and Bob Bowman Do Not Appear to Have Attended)

A moving story in the Baltimore Sun covers the gathering of family and friends yesterday to celebrate the life of 14-year-old swimmer Louis Lowenthal, who clearly […]
November 9, 2012

Anonymous Poster: Michael Phelps WAS at Lowenthal Memorial

Since I made an issue out of Michael Phelps’ assumed absence from Tuesday’s memorial gathering for 14-year-old North Baltimore Aquatic Club swimmer Louis Lowenthal, I should […]
November 12, 2012

Colorado Club Coach Who Harbored Controversial Assistant Was Himself Dumped by Colorado Springs Parks & Rec for Hitting on Lifeguards

The unsuspecting worshippers of our Olympic swimming program are a tough crowd; they dismiss every rape, every death, as an isolated incident. In order to expose […]
November 13, 2012

League of Fans: ‘Goodell’s New Safety Campaign Flawed’

Hats off to Ralph Nader’s League of Fans, which is showing real leadership in the debate over football’s future. See “Goodell’s New Safety Campaign Flawed,” http://leagueoffans.org/2012/11/13/goodells-new-safety-campaign-flawed/. […]
November 14, 2012

In Community Silence on Circumstances of Baltimore Swimmer’s Death, Look to Pending Autopsy

The North Baltimore Aquatic Club, cradle of Michael Phelps (who now co-owns it with Bob Bowman), has done a good job of either explicitly or subtly […]
November 14, 2012

Background Checks? Washington State Judge, Convicted of Assaulting Woman Who Had Appeared in His Court, Went on to Become USA Swimming Coach and Official in South Dakota

How did a former judge in Washington State, who stepped down from the bench and was criminally sentenced on allegations that he raped a woman who […]
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