Archive for November, 2012

New Wrestler Death: Brad Armstrong, 51

Published November 1st, 2012, Uncategorized

Brad Armstrong, a very well-respected pro wrestler in the 1980s and 90s, though never a household name, has died at age 51. The quick obituary by SLAM! Wrestling is at http://slam.canoe.ca/Slam/Wrestling/2012/11/01/20323351.html. Armstrong was one of four sons of Bob Armstrong who followed their father into wrestling. Scott, one of Brad’s brothers, is now a referee […]

Tweeting Senator Richard Blumenthal And His Would-Be Colleague Linda McMahon

Published November 1st, 2012, Uncategorized

Irvin Muchnick ‏@irvmuch (1/6) Sen. Richard Blumenthal campaigning hard against Linda McMahon, whom he defeated in 2010 and who is now running against Chris Murphy. (2/6) Blumenthal says the Republican McMahon’s vote would cancel out his own Democratic one in the upper body of Congress. (3/6) Would McMahon’s election also cancel out Blumenthal’s hard work […]

Another ImPACT Case Shows Where Litigation Is Going to Cripple the Football System. (Hint: It Won’t Be at the NFL Level.)

Published November 1st, 2012, Uncategorized

With the indictment today of former Penn State president Graham Spanier, and with the Jimmy Saville/BBC scandal exploding across the pond, it’s a matter of time before there is big-media synergy for the USA Swimming coach abuse cover-up — at Rick Curl’s Washington, D.C., club, at Murray Stephens’ Baltimore club, and wherever one of the […]