Archive for June, 2012

High School Swimming and Water Polo Coach Arrested in California – Not USA Swimming and Not Good

Published June 3rd, 2012, Uncategorized

A swimming and water polo coach at Aragon High School in San Mateo, California, has been arrested for a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old athlete under his supervision. The San Jose Mercury News account of the Joshua David Tatro case is at http://www.contracostatimes.com/peninsula/ci_20764280?source=inthenews. Tatro does not appear to have a direct connection to USA Swimming. […]

Linda McMahon’s Wrestler Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka: Let’s Not Talk About the Past. Oh Heck, Let’s Talk About the Past.

Published June 2nd, 2012, Uncategorized

In its editorial on the Linda McMahon-WWE-Chris Powell sideshow, the Connecticut Post makes the salient point. See “Criticism of WWE to be expected,” http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Criticism-of-WWE-to-be-expected-3602989.php. Whether McMahon knew that her family’s company was going to threaten to sue Powell and the Manchester Journal Inquirer is unproven and unprovable. What matters, now that hubby Vince and his […]

BountyGate Plot Twist Shows Limits of Class-Warfare Critique of Football

Published June 1st, 2012, Uncategorized

For the second time in less than two months, chaotic fallout from Sean Pamphilon’s role as a smoking-gun documenter of the New Orleans Saints’ “BountyGate” scandal has forced him to postpone an interview he was going to do with me for his upcoming film The United States of Football. In early April, Pamphilon released audio […]