June

June 24, 2012

Road to Omaha: Substitute ‘USA Swimming’ for ‘Penn State’

An instructive takeout on the Sandusky verdict from The Daily Beast: “It wasn’t just university leadership that enabled Jerry Sandusky. It was a system that discourages […]
June 22, 2012

Muchnick on Twitter: Where the Sandusky Verdict Leaves the USA Swimming Youth Coach Sex Abuse Scandal

Irvin Muchnick ‏@irvmuch Will USA Swimming offer truth and reconciliation for coach sex abuse victims? https://concussioninc.net/?p=5747 (cont.) Next week I’ll be in Omaha for the Sandusky-parallel […]
June 22, 2012

Will USA Swimming Offer Truth and Reconciliation for Coach Sex Abuse Victims?

Tonight the jury in Pennsylvania found Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State assistant football coach, guilty of 45 of 48 counts of molesting boys. Next week […]
June 22, 2012

Sandusky: Guilty. Will Verdict Turn Attention to USA Swimming Sex Abuse Scandal?

I’ll be writing about the wider, but less reported, sex crimes in youth swimming next week from the Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha, for Yahoo Sports’ […]
June 19, 2012

Andrew Stewart Court Win a Chink in NFL Retirement Plan’s Legal Armor

A federal district court in Maryland has ruled in favor of retired player Andrew Stewart in his lawsuit against the Bert Bell / Pete Rozelle NFL […]
June 19, 2012

Future of Football Notes: Steve James-Nowinski Film Confusion; Terry Bradshaw’s Serious Clowning

With resources directed to my trip to Omaha next week for a story from the Olympic Trials about sex abuse in swimming, observations from here on […]
June 15, 2012

Road to Omaha: Thanks, Dave Zirin. Also, California Country Club Backs Down and Allows Abuse Survivor to Conduct Swimming Clinic

Thank you to Dave Zirin for having me on his Edge of Sports satellite radio show earlier today. The program will be rebroadcast throughout the weekend […]
June 14, 2012

Road to Omaha: Muchnick Discusses Swimming Sex Abuse on Friday’s ‘Edge of Sports’ with Dave Zirin

In the midst of the Jerry Sandusky trial in Pennsylvania, and ten days before the start of the Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha, Irvin Muchnick will […]
June 14, 2012

Military Suicides => Traumatic Brain Injuries in Sports Entertainment => Linda McMahon Campaign

Linda McMahon, the WWE co-founder who is the frontrunner for her second straight Republican nomination for a U.S. Senate seat in Connecticut, had a lively debate […]