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March 31, 2013

While Football Remakes Itself As Legal Dodgeball, the Question Remains: How Long Can a Silver Age Last?

I’m out of town this week as news near and dear marinates. Past the 30-day mark since the felony arrest recommendation of the Arizona State University […]
April 3, 2013

Paging Baltimore Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot on the Meadowbrook Aquatic Center And the Death of Louis Lowenthal

A teenager, Louis Lowenthal, died avoidably last October in a public pool in Baltimore last October: the Meadowbrook Aquatic Center, home of Michael Phelps’ North Baltimore […]
April 4, 2013

Baltimore Health Department on Louis Lowenthal Death: ‘This [Almost Nothing] Is All We Have’

Cantankerous sort that I am, your correspondent has been demanding answers from Maryland and Baltimore public officials on the October 2012 drowning death of North Baltimore […]
April 5, 2013

Rutgers, Utah, Baltimore, And the No-Accountability Zone of Sports Potentates And Media

This post has been deleted, consistent with a July 15, 2013, consent order in U.S. District Court in Maryland. The full text of the consent order […]
April 6, 2013

USA Swimming’s Consultant on Coach Background Checks Registered Website and Business Names ‘Hooking Up With Tawnie Lynn’ — Explains ‘It’s Personal’

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   Concussion Inc. has learned that the private investigator who helped design the flawed system for screening the backgrounds of […]
April 7, 2013

Flashback 1: How USA Swimming’s Background Check Guru Barry ‘Hooking Up With Tawnie Lynn’ Nadell Helped Introduce Kid Athletes to Coach Charles Baechler — A Disbarred Rapist Judge

Yesterday Concussion Inc. revealed that USA Swimming’s chief consultant for its system of screening the backgrounds of youth coaches finds it unremarkable that last year he […]
April 7, 2013

Flashback 2: How USA Swimming’s Background Check Guru Barry ‘Hooking Up With Tawnie Lynn’ Nadell Helped Introduce Kid Athletes to Coach James Pantera — Federal Convict And Multi-Alias Con Man

Yesterday Concussion Inc. revealed that USA Swimming’s chief consultant for its system of screening the backgrounds of youth coaches finds it unremarkable that last year he registered […]
April 7, 2013

JOYCE: Utah AD Hill Should Follow Example of Rutgers’ Pernetti — Resign

by Tim Joyce   Salt Lake City, Utah, and Piscataway, New Jersey, are worlds apart, geographically and culturally. Yet the two locales are now bound together, […]
April 7, 2013

Who Says Utah Administration Remains Inactive in Winslow Investigation? Dean Conducts Harassment Hearing … Of Whistleblower Swimmer Fiascone!

Austin Fiascone, the ex-Utah swimmer whose complaints against coach Greg Winslow last fall were blown off by the university administration, now faces a hearing by the […]