December 6, 2012

Muchnick’s Toronto Radio Interview on Jovan Belcher Murder-Suicide Now on YouTube

My interview about Jovan Belcher with Jim Richards of NewsTalk 1010 in Toronto is now up at http://youtu.be/tupOtClwk7Q. The home page of my YouTube channel is […]
December 7, 2012

Notre Dame Football Rape Reporter: ‘Why I Won’t Be Cheering on January 7’

Melinda Henneberger, the Washington Post writer who has covered the Notre Dame football rape scene for National Catholic Reporter — including the seven-month investigation by the […]
December 7, 2012

What Football’s ‘Spiral of Denial’ Historian, Matt Chaney, Wrote About A Kansas City Chief’s Murder-Suicide — 32 Years Before Jovan Belcher

Matt Chaney, author of the superb but barely noticed 2009 book Spiral of Denial: Muscle Doping in American Football, is our most fearless historian of football’s […]
December 8, 2012

CTE Expert Omalu: Jovan Belcher’s Manner of Death Does Not Preclude Brain Study

Immediately after the Jovan Belcher murder-suicide in Kansas City, I noted that I was seeking comment from Dr. Bennet Omalu on whether it would be possible […]
December 10, 2012

Why Kids Burn Out in Sports

Every year, roughly 40 million kids sign up for youth sports across the country. While that may seem like a lot, several studies show most of […]
December 11, 2012

‘Concussion Liability Costs May Rise, and Not Just for NFL’ — New York Times Rushed Over As Soon As They Heard the News

“Insurers will be tightening up their own coverage and make sports more expensive,” said Robert Boland, who teaches sports law at New York University. “It could […]
December 12, 2012

Another Prominent Swimming Coach Banned — Matt Beck in Colorado

“Highlands Ranch swim coach banned for sexual misconduct allegations” http://www.denverpost.com/breakingnews/ci_22164794/highlands-ranch-swim-coach-banned-sexual-misconduct-allegations#ixzz2Er7UkGdi
December 13, 2012

Muchnick Discusses Jovan Belcher and Bob Costas on Next Edition of Dave Zirin’s ‘Edge of Sports’

Dave Zirin interviewed me a week ago today for his Edge of Sports radio show. The conversation airs on tomorrow’s (Friday, December 14) edition, Sirius Satellite […]
December 14, 2012

New North Baltimore Aquatic Club Info Deepens Mystery of USA Swimming’s 2010 Letter to Police

Tim Joyce, my fellow investigative journalist, has a guest article upcoming here later today on allegations by a former swimmer of her sexual molestation at the […]
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