March 31, 2013

While Football Remakes Itself As Legal Dodgeball, the Question Remains: How Long Can a Silver Age Last?

I’m out of town this week as news near and dear marinates. Past the 30-day mark since the felony arrest recommendation of the Arizona State University […]
March 28, 2013

‘Bruno Sammartino’s Bad Call on WWE Hall of Fame’ (full text)

  [Originally published March 22 at]   Bruno’s bad call on WWE Hall of Fame shows Vince is right – everyone has a price by […]
March 28, 2013

California Legislator With Oversight of Golden West College Comments on Mark Schubert-Bill Jewell ‘Investigation’

The controversy over Golden West College’s sham investigation of allegations of misconduct by a youth club swim coach there, Bill Jewell, and the cover-up of those […]
March 28, 2013

Patrick Hruby: ‘The Myth of Safe Football’
March 27, 2013

Great Moments in Email, Part 9: And Now for Another Word From Mr. Anonymous of the Sex Abusers’ Lobby

“Your horrible, biased reporting is laughable.”
March 27, 2013

Ex-Utah Swimmer, Now at Purdue, Adds to Evidence of Athletic Director Chris Hill’s Laissez-Faire Attitude Toward Greg Winslow’s Extreme Creepiness

Utah swimming parent activist Matt Fiascone has forwarded to university president David Pershing, National Collegiate Athletic Association president Mark Emmert, Concussion Inc., and others an open […]
March 26, 2013

Schubert-Jewell Whistleblower Dia Rianda’s Attorney Demands Apology From Golden West College President

Dia Rianda, the USA Swimming philanthropist who last year sued former Olympic coach Mark Schubert and his Golden West Swim Club after Schubert fired her there, […]
March 26, 2013

Louis Lowenthal Death: Maryland Health Department Says Meadowbook Aquatic Center Regulation Is Delegated to Baltimore Health Department

We continue coverage of the October 2012 drowning death of 14-year-old North Baltimore Aquatic Club swimmer Louis Lowenthal. The youngster was pulled brain-dead from the outdoor […]
March 25, 2013

R.I.P., Anthony Lewis

I once wrote to The New York Times‘ Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and columnist, Anthony Lewis, author of the classic book on the Supreme Court, Gideon’s Trumpet, who died […]