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January 31, 2013

New Orleans Times-Picayune: ‘LSU cancels brain injury event, rankling organizers, Kyle Turley’

http://www.nola.com/superbowl/index.ssf/2013/01/super_bowl_2013_lsu_cancels_br.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter
January 31, 2013

Attention, Open Amateur Sports Sex Abuse Victims — A New Federal Government Resource

Through two different sources who are working hard to detox open amateur sports, I have learned of a new federal government investigative resource for victims of […]
January 31, 2013

DeMaurice Smith at Today’s NFLPA Press Conference: Toradol Is Cool So Long As Players Can Sue

From the Twitter feed of the National Football League Players Association (‏@NFLPA) @DeSmithNFLPA says 3 issues high on radar: sideline concussion experts, credentialing for medical team […]
February 1, 2013

Another Sex Abuse Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Swimming — This One Ups the Ante from Wrongful Termination to Malicious Prosecution

In 2010 an Indiana swim coach named Ken Stopkotte took the brave step of talking on the record with ABC’s 20/20 about the decades-old and still […]
February 2, 2013

Flashback: Tim Joyce on the Ken Stopkotte Case and the Plight of Swimming Whistleblowers

Yesterday we reported the new lawsuit in Indiana by whistleblower coach Ken Stopkotte, alleging retaliation, defamation, and malicious prosecution.The story and video at the Indianapolis ABC […]
February 4, 2013

Bob Costas Gets It: Football ‘Fundamentally Unsustainable.’ Jim Nantz Doesn’t: ‘Women’s Soccer Players Twice As Likely to Get Concussion’

Bob Costas, on NBC’s Meet the Press, and Jim Nantz, on CBS’s Face the Nation, respectively commented on the future of football prior to yesterday’s Super […]
February 4, 2013

Firestorm Over Jim Nantz’s Bizarre Concussion Comment on ‘Face the Nation’

Jason Lisk at USA Today‘s Big Lead Sports: “It’s one thing to defend a buddy and make claims that are opinions in support of him, it’s another [for Jim […]
February 5, 2013

Full Text of Letter to USA Swimming on Olympic Coach Mark Schubert, the Spy Who Hated Me, Plus Other Skulduggery Unpleasant

Two weeks ago I broke the story that Mark Schubert, defrocked head of the U.S. Olympic swimming team, was involved in hiring a private investigator who […]
February 5, 2013

Jim Nantz, Football Concussions, Female Soccer Concussions, Auto Accidents, and the Scoundrel’s Argument Against ‘Bubble-Wrapping Our Children’

Jim Nantz is just the loaf of white bread who is the face of CBS Sports. Let’s not make too much of his preposterous statement Sunday […]