November 30, 2012

Notre Dame Athletic Director’s Pants Smoking — Assertion of Attorney-Client Privilege With USA Swimming in Sex Abuse Doesn’t Hold Water

“Mr. Swarbrick is not available to discuss matters performed in his capacity as an attorney and thus subject to attorney-client privilege.” Your humble blogger’s theme of […]
November 29, 2012

Notre Dame Football, USA Swimming — Partners in Lawyering Up on Sex Crimes

Here are some additional notes on our featured story of the last two days: “How Does Notre Dame, No. 1 in Football, Get Away With Covering […]
November 28, 2012

EXCLUSIVE: Notre Dame Athletic Director Appears to Admit Advising USA Swimming in Sex Abuse Cases has learned that the athletic director at the University of Notre Dame — currently embroiled in controversy over an alleged 2010 rape by a football […]
November 27, 2012

How Does Notre Dame, No. 1 in Football, Get Away With Covering Up Player Rapes?

Notre Dame will be playing in the college football championship game. One person not watching will be Lizzy Seeberg, a 19-year-old freshman at Saint Mary’s College […]
November 26, 2012

Dan Pastorini Malpractice Suit Against Class Action Firm Hints Settlement Talks Already Under Way With NFL

UPDATE NOTE, 11/27/12 I need to clarify that today’s settlement conference, alluded to below, is in the retirees’ case (with lead named plaintiff Fred Dryer) challenging […]
November 24, 2012

Fat in the Fire: NFL Fights Obesity — Obesity Fights NFL

I have derided the National Football League for averring that we have a public health problem — childhood obesity — which can be solved in part […]
November 20, 2012

Concussion Inc. Bookstore Black Friday Special

We have a special holiday offer for direct orders of our line of ebook shorts. The offer does not apply to purchases at Amazon Kindle – […]
November 19, 2012

Notes on Sex Crimes in Sports Other Than Swimming – And a Question for the International Swimming Hall of Fame

Do we need a reminder that it is not my intent to be picking on USA Swimming? Junior hockey, too, is notorious for coach sex abuse, […]
November 16, 2012

This Week in ‘Whither Football?’: Chaney Unbound, Goodell on a Leash

In the historiography, if not the history, of the debate over football’s future, it is significant that writer Matt Chaney, the Cassandra of sports commentators, is […]