May

May 31, 2012

Linda McMahon vs. Chris Powell: Some Would-Be Libel Defendants Have All the Luck

It’s been almost a year and a half since WWE lawyer Jerry McDevitt last threatened to sue me, and he has never done so with the […]
May 30, 2012

Flashback: During 2010 Senate Campaign, Linda McMahon Called WWE Deaths ‘Fair Game’

I hope WWE lawyer Jerry McDevitt and his secretary, Eileen Wargo (who appears to have been stalking me on Twitter), contact me to be an expert […]
May 29, 2012

Splash of Sex Abuse: In Olympic Year, USA Swimming Backstrokes From Accountability

Omaha, site of the Olympic Swimming Trials, June 25 through July 2, is a company swimming town. One of its leading corporate lights, Mutual of Omaha, […]
May 29, 2012

Reset on Future of Football

I continue to fall behind on commenting on various articles, in the usual range from dumb to thoughtful, discussing the future of youth football in particular. […]
May 28, 2012

‘Courts Must Toughen Sanctions Against USA Swimming’s Nose-Thumbing Tactics in Sex Abuse Litigation’ (full text)

[originally published 6/25/12 at http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Courts_Must_Toughen_Sanctions_Against_USA_Swimming_s_Nose_Thumbing_Tactics_in_Sex_Abuse_Litigation_10188.html] by Irvin Muchnick Yet again, a California appellate court has summarily denied an effort by USA Swimming to circumvent a judge’s […]
May 25, 2012

How Do You Like That — A Sports Columnist Who Writes About Youth Football in Plain English

“A zero-tolerance policy toward football” Gwen Knapp, San Francisco Chronicle http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2012/05/25/SP9P1ON415.DTL
May 25, 2012

Great Moments on Twitter

Daniela Altimari ‏@capitolwatch #WWE “is taking an..aggressive approach to ensure..accurate facts..about our..brand. This has absolutely nothing to do w/ politics” #CTSen Irvin Muchnick ‏@irvmuch @capitolwatch [Chris] […]
May 25, 2012

‘Courts Must Toughen Sanctions Against USA Swimming’s Nose-Thumbing Tactics in Sex Abuse Litigation’ … today at Beyond Chron

Yet again, a California appellate court has summarily denied an effort by USA Swimming to circumvent a judge’s order to be more forthcoming with discovery documents […]
May 23, 2012

Philly Columnist: New School Sex Abuse Law Needed

The arrest of Pennsylvania high school swim coach Kenneth Fuller — who, as I’ve reported, was also a USA Swimming club coach — prompted this from […]