Archive for April, 2010

Promo for Linda McMahon Story in Sunday’s Hearst Newspapers Promises a Bunch of Nothing

Published April 22nd, 2010, Uncategorized

“Hearst readies McMahon, WWE Sunday package …” reads the headline at Connecticut Capitol Report. The promo in the Greenwich Time promises to go “inside the McMahons’ world of sports entertainment, attending a recent SmackDown event for an up-close look at the theatrics and what some say is a culture of sex, performance-enhancing drugs and violence. […]

I Ask U.S. Attorney in Pennsylvania About Linda McMahon Steroid Doc Tip Report; No Response

Published April 22nd, 2010, Uncategorized

[by fax April 20, 2010] Mr. Dennis C. Pfannenschmidt United States Attorney Middle District of Pennsylvania Dear Mr. Pfannenschmidt: This is a request for comment on media reports suggesting that there was either an inadvertent mistake or misconduct by your predecessor in 1989. (I am an author, journalist, and blogger; see below for my contact […]

Linda McMahon Memo Story Leaves Just a Few Open Questions – The Five W’s

Published April 21st, 2010, Uncategorized

We’re deep into the second full week since Ted Mann of The Day in New London broke the story of Linda McMahon’s 1989 memo directing an executive of the then World Wrestling Federation not to use Dr. George Zahorian any more. And also be sure to alert the good doctor (who maintained a cash-and-carry drug […]

Steroid Doc Prosecutor Accused of Tipping McMahons Says, ‘No Comment’

Published April 20th, 2010, Uncategorized

I emailed James J. West, the Harrisburg lawyer who, when he was U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, prosecuted Dr. George Zahorian, the steroid connection for Vince McMahon, Hulk Hogan, and dozens of wrestlers in the then World Wrestling Federation. Linda McMahon has told The Day of New London, Connecticut, that her December […]

Linda McMahon’s Role in the WWE Pedophile Scandal: Additional Resources

Published April 20th, 2010, Uncategorized

In a 2007 Internet radio conversation with fellow wrestling newsletter writer Bryan Alvarez, Dave Meltzer reminisced about the 1992 Phil Donahue Show. Meltzer had numerous in-depth observations on the scandal of the pedophile ring at Linda and Vince McMahon’s wrestling company, including somewhat more detailed hints about payoffs of other alleged victims. The link (Wrestling […]